Anderson Pylon (oz13490)

 

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Anderson Pylon. 1/2A Texaco version of the classic 1937 Alva Anderson design. Wingspan 41 in, wing area 236 sq in.

Quote: "Scaled from 90 in original w/s 41 in. Designed by Alva Anderson 1937. Wingspan 41 in. Wing area 236 sq in. Required weight 13 ounces."

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Anderson Pylon (oz13490) - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz13490)
    Anderson Pylon
    41in span
    IC R/C Pylon
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 26/11/2021
    Filesize: 1231KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: TomRyan
    Downloads: 443

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NB: This is one of the first Anderson Pylon plans that was reduced for 1/2A Texaco. I don't know who drew it. Note that it has the larger tank (8cc). This fell out of favour in the eighties. Nevertheless, it is still 50-60sq inches smaller that the typical 1/2A Texaco model. If you elect to build it without scaling up a wee bit, make sure you use nothing less than an 8x5 airscrew. Otherwise, it'll go OOS really fast. The Lanzo Bomber was all the rage when this plan was circulating but it was curiously missing from the most popular event in R/C assist. The reason: onboard equipment was too large at the time for a scaled down Bomber fuselage. The most popular model was Tyro's kit of the Bay Ridge Mike (oz7473). The Anderson, thanks to the cross-section rule in place in the thirties (L²/100) had plenty of space in the fuselage for the existing equipment.
Danny Buoy - 12/12/2021
The green and red model with the side mounted Cox appears to have been built from the oz3164 plan. Note construction
Tim Karcz - 06/09/2022
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