Centron (oz15258)

 

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Centron. Radio control slope soarer model. Wingspan 60 in.

Quote: "Centron, by Bill Evans.

Reader interest in construction articles includes questions about the background of the deisgn. The basis for size, shape and other configuration detail need to be explained.

The Centron in its present form came as a result of incorporating several considerations which had been on my mind for many months.

Firt, in regard to size, 60 inches, the Centron falls between the Saracen (oz7981) at 72 inches, and the Simitar (oz10187) at 48 inches, which has been a successful slope soarer, especially at Bluff Cove, Palos Verdes, Calif.

Incorporation of the pin-wing features of the Saracen Easy Packer is a great aid to storing and transporting the Centron.

The one inch of anhedral adds to the appearence and inverted flying characteristics, yet does not detract fromn upright flying or handling..."

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  • (oz15258)
    Centron
    by Bill Evans
    from RC Sportsman
    June 1979 
    60in span
    Glider R/C
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 16/04/2024
    Filesize: 343KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow
    Downloads: 266

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Fifteen year old video of the Centron flying:
https://youtu.be/JCXq-so68rs
RC Yeager - 28/04/2024
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