Horten Ho 229 (oz13371)

 

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Horten Ho 229. Radio control scale model German WWII prototype jet fighter/bomber. PSS design. Wingspan 162 cm.

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Quote: "Hi Mary, This PSS model is a rendition of the Ho229V2 built at the end of WW II in Germany. The model employes balsa for the inner wing and balsa-foam construction for the outer parts. Aerodynamic is not based on bell-lift distribution used by Horten brothers in their airplane, but on a simpler usual tailless reflex and washout solution. Nevertheless, provided that there is good lift and the model flies fast it can be easily flown. Dutch-roll appears if you try to fly slow. The wing sections are that found in the full-size example. Plans have already been published on Italian Modellismo, German Aufwind and British RCM&E manazines. Ciao, Beppe"

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  • (oz13371)
    Horten Ho 229
    by Giuseppe Ghisleri
    63in span
    Scale Glider R/C
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 07/10/2021
    Filesize: 353KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • CADfile
    Credit*: GiuseppeGhisleri

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