Rearwin Speedster (oz14095)


Rearwin Speedster (oz14095) by Walt Mooney - plan thumbnail

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Rearwin Speedster. Peanut scale rubber model.

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Quote: "Hello, I’ve been perusing your site, and re-living a bit of my youth, and being tempted to start some free flight models like I did so many years ago. RecentlyI was helping to clean some of my parents basement and embarrassingly found many of my abandoned models and model aircraft plans that I aspired to build but left in various states.
After looking through your plans, I focused on the designer Walt Mooney whom I believe you are missing a couple of his designs. I’ve scanned the ones I could not locate on your site at 600 dpi..."

First appeared in FAAC Flying Aces Newsletter n.54 1977, no article inside. Many thanks to Pit for confirmation.


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Rearwin Speedster (oz14095) by Walt Mooney - model pic

  • (oz14095)
    Rearwin Speedster
    by Walt Mooney
    from FAC
    13in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 18/09/2022
    Filesize: 285KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Geoff Brown
    Downloads: 561

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"Recently I was helping to clean some of my parents' basement and embarrassingly found...".
I see that what tells us air modelers / aeromodellers apart from the Homo Sapiens Communis is the nature of the skeletons we keep in our closets.
Thanks Geoff, keep'em coming :-)
Miguel - 28/09/2022
Ah yes! As Miguel said, skeletons in the closet. Here is my skeleton Rearwin Speedster [main pic] from 35-40 years ago. This was from Walt's "Bag of Peanuts" series. I think it was #6 B.O.Ps. in the series which were printed in Pistachio size wingspan. I drag it out of the closet every so often and wonder where all my skills and dexterity have gone since I couldn't begin to attempt this model today. However, back 40 years ago a couple of hand fulls of salty snacks and 6 or 8 cans of adult beverages would set me off in 4 different directions at once and there wasn't anything I wouldn't do. I think that was the case with this pistachio Speedster.
Lee Randall - 28/09/2022
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