ABC Robin (oz13824)

 

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ABC Robin. Radio control scale model for electric power. Wingspan 25.3 in. Scale is 1/12.

See the original RCGroups prototype build thread by Milhafre at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3062927-A-B-C-Robin for more details, and great pics.

Quote: "At one inch to the foot scale the model has a span of only 25.3 inches. About the smallest R/C model I have built. It has a 10 gram outrunner with a 6A ESC and micro servos and receiver.

Construction is virtually all balsa, the only plywood being the 1/16 thick motor firewall. Fuselage framing is 3/32 square with 1/16 x 3/32 diagonals. The two main formers are from two laminations of 1/16th with the laminations overlapping in the corners. Fin, rudder, tailplane and elevators are all 1/16th thick. Fin and rudder outline as well as the elevator outlines are laminated from 1/16 x 1/32. Elevators are joined by a piece of toothpick.

Wings are straightforward with hard balsa main spars. A piece of bamboo skewer through the fuselage and the first bay of the wings locks in the dihedral and two small pegs (from toothpicks) lock in the angle of incidence..."

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ABC Robin (oz13824) by Roly Huebsch 2014 - model pic

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