Sproule Ivanoff Camel (oz14144)


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Sproule Ivanoff Camel. Radio control scale model vintage glider. Wingspan 3.79 m. Scale is 1/3.

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Quote: "I am attaching the drawing of a model I made for the 2016 Retroplane event. I also have some test flight video, and we were in full swing, you can see it at this link https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=1163133820403739

True airplane story: the Camel is named after the English fighter of the First World War! It was 1937-1938 JS Sproule, together with his partner A Ivanoff designed a wooden construction glider conventional, called the Camel. An incredible story imagine the same nowadays: "do they design a glider? yes but in what scale? no real one that we fly there!

For ease of transport and assembly, it was designed with folding wings, hinged from the rear spar, allowing the wings to lay flat on the sides of the fuselage. you put it on a tow truck of a car and go flying.

The aircraft was built in 1939 by Scott Light Aircraft Ltd, in Dunstable and was to be a one-off. The first flight took place at Dunstable and, although flight tests have been completed, a navigability certificate has never been issued. so they flew illegally?

After the first tows it was decided to increase the tailplane area. The camel continued in service until 19 August 1951 when it crashed following a mid-air collision incident with an Olympia on Dunstable Downs."

Update 21/10/2022: Replaced this plan with a revised copy (minor fix, drawing correction), thanks to Tristano Perotta.

Update 6/12/2023: Replaced article with a clearer copy, thanks to Cesare.

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Sproule Ivanoff Camel (oz14144) by Tristano Perotta 2016 - model pic

  • (oz14144)
    Sproule Ivanoff Camel
    by Tristano Perotta
    from Modellismo
    150in span
    Scale Glider R/C Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 15/10/2022
    Filesize: 861KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Tristano Perotta
    Downloads: 1196

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