F-82 Twin Mustang (oz15102)

 

F-82 Twin Mustang (oz15102) by Ralph Kuenz 1998 - plan thumbnail

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F-82 Twin Mustang. Free flight scale model twin, for rubber power.

From FAC newsletter no.184, nov/dec 1998.

Quote: "Lin, Found the F-82 plan. It's a fairly good flyer. It flew with 7 in plastic four-blade props, 'egg crated' ala Pres Bruning, and used the spinners from the Guillow Kits that also provided the canopies. These props did just fine. I wonder, swinging four 7 in props, do you have the equivalent of 28 in of prop on a 23-1/2 in model! HAH! The plastic props have a rather low pitch and they hauled it up pretty fast. Although I think the many draggin' blades after the power goes out wasn't an asset in the glide.

The model was built to come apart at the center section/fuselage joint in rough landings. The stab was held with a pin through the rudders into tubing in the stab and a spot of glue to hold the incidence. It isn't that big a model, and could also be built with the wing in one piece and survive some rough landings. It was fairly light for a twin, but you have to consider the offset weight (and momentum), of the rubber motor in the fuselage side that doesn't hit the ground. You'll also need a special rig or a friend to hold while you wind it.

Adjustments for left/left flight are: A little left rudder (on the left rudder), and down thrust in the right nacelle only. I used no right thrust. Wind the right motor first, or wait a minute after winding before launch to let the motors 'set'. I counted turns and put about 40-50 more turns on the left nacelle to control the left turn at launch.

Its covered with white Jap sprayed silver after assembly. I used Venus 'brilliant aluminum' powder mixed with thinner and then clear. Most of the trim is black Jap. I used the plastic exhausts from the kit. The night fighter versions were an easier to do black with red numbers, but you will have to find a picture of them without the big 'snoot' radar pod protruding from under the wing center section or build it on the model. Have fun, Rottensox"

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  • (oz15102)
    F-82 Twin Mustang
    by Ralph Kuenz
    from FAC
    November 1998 
    25in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Multi Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 23/01/2024
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I wonder where the rear rubber pegs go. Probably between formers "G" (upper side) and "N" (underside)?
Martin K. - 11/02/2024
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