Altair (oz14339)

 

Altair (oz14339) by Bill Bowne 2002 - plan thumbnail

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Altair. Radio control sport aerobatic model, for brushless electric power. Wingspan 50 in, wing area 450 sq in.

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Quote: "I designed the Altair to use the (then) new Jeti 30/3 inrunner brushless motor and a 10-NiCAD pack. Obviously, the NiCADs can be replaced by a 4S lipo pack, although attention needs to be paid to keeping the CG in the right place.

The Altair was a good sport acrobat, capable of most sport maneuvers (ie loop, roll, spin, stall turn).

The construction is pretty much classical stick work, with about the only odd points being the triangular cutouts in the fuselage sides and the use of ‘facing strips’ to keep the shrinkfilm covering on the sides from touching (and sticking to) the side framework.

The aileron torque rods (not shown) were commercial products."

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Altair (oz14339) by Bill Bowne 2002 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz14339)
    Altair
    by Bill Bowne
    2002 
    50in span
    Electric R/C LowWing
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 20/01/2023
    Filesize: 596KB
    Format: • PDFvector • CADfile
    Credit*: BillBowne
    Downloads: 600

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