Howard DGA-8 (oz13668)


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Howard DGA-8. Scale model for rubber power.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 16/3/2022: Added alternate printwood file, a scan of the printwood sheet as supplied in the kit, thanks to Axel_VPF. Also some pics of the box art.

Supplementary file notes

Printwood, redrawn.
Printwood, scan.


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Howard DGA-8 (oz13668) - model pic

  • (oz13668)
    Howard DGA-8
    from Hi-Flier (ref:51)
    16in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Civil Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/02/2022
    Filesize: 246KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: hjsaxe, Axel_VPF

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User comments

Thanks for publishing this plan! Around 1981, the DGA-8 was my first foray into rubber powered models and as such it never flew well. I still got the vacuum parts and the plan but without the instrument panel which I had cut from it. Now I can go at it again.
Martin - 07/03/2022
Who generated/contributed the Parts sheet drawing? Was this plan in a newsletter?
D A - 08/03/2022
The plan is from a kit, it might be marked as such? [done now]. I have redrawn the parts from the plan, measurements from a partly built kit and picture of the parts sheet found on the net. The top view is redrawn symmetrical, the top view on the plan was not. The parts might not be a perfect reproduction of the kit parts, but they fit the plan and the formers are symmetrical. The parts are drawn in Inkscape, I believe the drawing may be used to cut parts with a laser cutter.
hjsaxe - 08/03/2022
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