Puss Moth (oz14198)

 

Puss Moth (oz14198) by Avrum Zier 1932 - plan thumbnail

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Puss Moth. Free flight model for rubber power.

Quote: "De Havilland Puss Moth - Hearts Content.

THE first westward solo flight was accomplished by Captain JA Mollison, a British flyer, in his De Havilland Puss Moth, 'Hearts Content'. Captain Mollison took off from Portmarnock Strand, Ireland, and landed at Pennfield Ridge, New Brunswick, Canada, August 19 completing the flight in 30 hours 12 minutes. This marks the shortest time from land to land on a westward crossing. Leaving Canada, Mollison set his wheels down on Roosevelt field, Long Island, New York, August 21.

The 'Hearts Content' is powered with a Gypsy 3 inverted 4-cylinder air-cooled engine of 120 horsepower. The body of the Puss Moth is constructed of steel tubing, covered with fabric. the tail assembly consisting of a bal-anced rudder and an adjustable stabilizer. The tail wheel is of steerable type, and is controlled from the cabin. "

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  • (oz14198)
    Puss Moth
    by Avrum Zier
    from Model Airplane News
    November 1932 
    12in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 17/10/2022
    Filesize: 361KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Pilgrim
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Avrum Zier, one of the Honoured Ancestors. Thank you for restoring this.
Miguel - 17/11/2022
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