Zero (oz14744)

 

Zero (oz14744) by Toshi Matsuda 1956 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Modelcraft Zero. Free flight duration model for 1/2A power.

Planfile includes building and flying instructions.

Quote: "Your new Zero is the latest thing in model airplanes, streamlined as the Atomic Age, and capable of utilizing all the power available from the 'super' half A engines, and of exceptional performance with any half A engine.

The Zero is a high thrustline super streamlined contest freeflight with a terrific climb and a thermal riding glide, and all this can be yours with a little effort and time spent correctly, so familiarize yourself with the plans and the parts of your Zero..."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 16/8/2023: Resized this plan to correct fullsize at 42 in wingspan, thanks to Simon Blake, Pit.

Update 16/8/2023: Added alternate drawing showing correct dimensions, thanks to Pit.

Supplementary file notes

Alternate drawing.

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Zero (oz14744) by Toshi Matsuda 1956 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz14744)
    Zero
    by Toshi Matsuda
    from Modelcraft
    1956 
    42in span
    IC F/F Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 03/07/2023
    Filesize: 377KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: GeorgeGilbert
    Downloads: 324

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User comments

Volar Libremente credits one Toshi Matsuda.
Matsuda I could read on your plan scan, but I needed help with Toshi.
Tim Larson - 16/08/2023
By Toshi Matsuda, 1956 plan. It was selected for 2004 NFFS One-Design Gas Event.
Pit - 16/08/2023
Got it, have set designer now as Toshi Matsuda, thanks.
SteveWMD - 16/08/2023
This should be 43 inch span, possibly a little larger. I have the original plan somewhere.
Regards, Simon
Simon Blake - 16/08/2023
Ah, yes, good point. I think 42 in span is correct, see Pit's alternate drawing. Ok, have fixed this now.
SteveWMD - 16/08/2023
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