Spirit of Pitts (oz14521)

 

Spirit of Pitts (oz14521) by Bernard Burton 2005 - plan thumbnail

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Spirit of Pitts (Pitts M12). Radio control sport-scale biplane model. Wingspan 175 cm. For MVVS 160 engine.

Direct submission to Outrzone.

See original thread by bbt on the RCU forum at: https://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/scratch-building-aircraft-design-3d-cad-174/2645862-pitts-m12-26%25-plans-available-soon.html for more details.

See also wayback archived pages at: http://web.archive.org/web/200502121751... for location of original file downloads.

Update 28/4/2023: Added CAD files in dwg format, thanks to KurtWolfram.

Quote: "Hello Steve and Mary, Attached are two dwg files - the blue color is for legibility - both geometry and text originally were black and hard to look at - color choice is arbitrary and can be changed easily. KW"

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  • (oz14521)
    Spirit of Pitts
    by Bernard Burton
    2005 
    69in span
    Scale IC R/C Biplane
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 14/03/2023
    Filesize: 227KB
    Format: • PDFvector • CADfile
    Credit*: Cobra1
    Downloads: 1094

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Have you a CAD file?
Maciej - 26/04/2023
The pdf is vectorized - if your cad program can import this file and turn it into a dwg you'll have what you want.
Kurt Wolfram - 27/04/2023
I begin to built this wonderfull plane, but have some problem when print the plan, how could contact with mister Kurt, thanks.
Ernesto Valdivia - 01/02/2024
Ernesto
Just saw your comment - could you be more specific about your problem.
I work strictly on screen - I have yet to go to hard-copy so I have no idea what happens when this file is printed out - either full size or in the partial smaller sheet sizes.
Saying that, the drawing set is very close to the claimed dimensions - it is a metric drawing set - not perfect but more than close enough to build from with the usual caveats - check, double check and do a dry assembly as much as possible - there will be too much money and time invested to do otherwise.
Kurt Wolfram - 01/02/2024
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  • Plan File Filesize: 227KB Filename: Spirit_of_Pitts_oz14521.pdf
  • CAD Zip Filesize: 351KB Filename: Spirit_of_Pitts_oz14521_cad.zip
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