SFAN 1 (oz13737)

 

SFAN 1 (oz13737) by Alain Davies 1969 - plan thumbnail

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SFAN 1. Radio control scale motor-glider model, for 3 channels. Wingspan 1780 mm. Scale is 1/7.

Subject prototype is the 1935 single-seat pusher design SFAN-1, built by the Societe Francaise d'Aviation Nouvelle.

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Article, in French.

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SFAN 1 (oz13737) by Alain Davies 1969 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz13737)
    SFAN 1
    by Alain Davies
    from MRA
    June 1969 
    70in span
    Scale IC R/C Pusher
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 22/02/2022
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    Credit*: KaoruKiyose
    Downloads: 901

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Looks a bit like a B.A.C. Drone. Here's a pretty film I found, starting with the Dance Of The Pilot.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=niQAHTp4bRQ
Miguel - 04/04/2022
Et voilĂ ... [link to some type history, in Fench]: https://www.aerobuzz.fr/breves-culture-aero/la-sfan-ou-la-saga-de-l-aviation-a/
Olivier - 04/04/2022
[More type history, also in French] see: http://www.historim.fr/2015/11/la-sfan-constructeur-davions-issy.html and also see: https://www.j2mcl-planeurs.net/dbj2mcl/planeurs-machines/planeur-fiche_0int.php?code=2208
Olivier - 04/04/2022
Hello. I practise model making since a long time ... the first glider I built was FF Aiglet (oz5345) in 1968... I am a French model maker, living 60 km north east of Lyon. You will discover here a few pictures of SFAN I [main pic, 003-007] my last realization among many others... Thanks for your attention, and long life to Outerzone!!
Guy Michaud - 31/05/2023
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