Paulistinha 15 (oz13837)

 

Paulistinha 15 (oz13837) 1975 - plan thumbnail

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Paulistinha 15. Control line sport-scale model. Wingspan 950 mm, for .15 to 25 engines.

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Quote: "Paulistinha (15-25) from Aerobras. Traditional and well succeeded kit from the late Casa Aerobras model company from São Paulo. It was a semi scale kit for scale & semi scale C/L flying with a wingspan of 95 cm and engine range from .15 to 25. In reality this one is the second generation from this model, the first one being a smaller plane with a wingspan of 73 cm for .09 engines, see: Paulistinha 09 (oz13949).

This is a good looking plane to have in the hangar, and also very good choice for sport flying and training duties by its docile handling and stability in flight. The original kit at it´s time was very complete, that included spinner, tank, screws, belcrank, glue, covering tissue, dope, wheels & decals, a really complete kit and also expensive.

The yellow & red Paulistinha model illustrated in the pics [main pic, 004, 005] belongs to Sérgio Alberto Daeuble, that debuted some days ago, plane that flew very beautifully with an ENYA 15 III. A really good choice as a powerplant for this model.

My best wishes and my sincere thanks to Steve & Mary by the fantastic work developed here in Outerzone."

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Paulistinha 15 (oz13837) 1975 - model pic

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  • (oz13837)
    Paulistinha 15
    from Casa Aerobras
    1975 
    37in span
    Scale IC C/L Cabin
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 20/05/2022
    Filesize: 1733KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: CarloAM

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I fondly remember the Aerobras ads in the old Donald Duck & Co magazines back in the 60s Portuguese editions :-) Isn't that an owl perched on the propeller in photo 006.jpg?
Miguel - 21/05/2022
Attractive model. I'm thinking about converting it for electric motor, and making the wing detachable, for ease of transport. Any thoughts?
And, Miguel, I also remember the "Caloi" bikes from those ads ;).
Atilano Suarez - 23/05/2022
Converting this to a sparky and detachable wing should be a straightforward thing. Think of removing the no longer needed wood for the former IC engine, and replacing the fuselage sheet structure with a truss frame of your own design, it's difficult to go wrong there.
Caloi? Yes, and Band-Aids, and Nestlé candy, etc :-)
Miguel - 24/05/2022
Sure, the engine bearers have to go. The wing struts, seeming structurally unnecessary, might be substituted by some kind of rubber strip, for the sake of scale-looking. As for the fuselage, I think I'm sticking to the sheet structure for robustness, as landings in C/L tend to be on the rough side.
We are old, Miguel... Are you Portuguese, by any chance?
Atilano Suarez - 24/05/2022
Portuguese? Yes, holding this easterner end of the Atlantic civilization bridge :-) We're getting old, yes, but majestic too and that's what matters. A Benção, and happy landings!
Miguel - 25/05/2022
Then we are already two here! Old, majestic and, may I add, stubborn holders to this end of Europe.
Abraços and long live Pato Donald :))
Atilano Suarez - 25/05/2022
Paz na Terra aos lusófonos de boa vontade, ipso facto avessos ao Desacordo Cornográfico. Huey, Dewey, and Louie forever!
Miguel - 26/05/2022
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