Pacific Ace (oz14681)


Pacific Ace (oz14681) by Enrique Amaya Neudert 1991 - plan thumbnail

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Pacific Ace. Rubber cabin model. Wingspan 45 in.

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Quote: "Hi Mary, thank you very much for your attention. I'm very glad so I'll share my 45 inch PA plan and pics too [main pic, 003-007].

I've been building and flying model airplanes since late fifties my dad was an active U/C flier so I inherited the bug. My very first Ukie was a Cox Spitfire and upgrade to a Junior FliteStreak and to my dad’s Super Ringmaster. After several years I moved to R/C but somewhere in the way I caught F/F and I was hooked! My first try was a Pacific Ace (oz863) that flew only fairly well (my own fault) and I kept building and flying others designs. One day, reasoning bigger flies better I drew plans for a 45 inch wingspan Pacific Ace, (of which I sold a bunch of copies through Model Builder and Flying Models Magazine.)

I tried to keep weight to a minimum, fuselage longerons 3/32 balsa, wing ribs 1/16, stab and rudder 1/32, all outlines laminated balsa, wheels were made from foam plates. Wing airfoil was undercambered not any in particular but something I drew that looked right for me, I couldn't compare with others but the PA flew very well so I didn't bother to build another wing, but anyone building this can use a flat bottom section.

Whenever was reasonable I favored all-flying stabs and this wasn't exception as it was appropiate for the dethermalizer I designed for this airplane and it is shown in plan. Again anyone can choose a one-piece conventional flat stab if desired.

I covered the fuselage with thin silkspan and Japanese tissue for wings and tail feathers, lettering was cut from jap tissue also. The folding prop dimensions were calculated from wing area. The result was a very light airplane, a great design that gave me long long chases."


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Pacific Ace (oz14681) by Enrique Amaya Neudert 1991 - model pic

  • (oz14681)
    Pacific Ace
    by Enrique Amaya Neudert
    45in span
    Rubber F/F Cabin
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 04/07/2023
    Filesize: 329KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: EnriqueAmayaNeudert
    Downloads: 541

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