Stinson Reliant SR-6 (oz183)


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Stinson Reliant. Rubber powered free flight scale model of the Stinson Reliant SR-6 cabin monoplane.

Quote: "An exact replica of a famous plane - a model that will fly with the same fine performance of the ship after which it's patterned! That's what you model builders say you want, and here it is in the Stinson Reliant SR-6.

To make sure you won't go wrong, we give you nine full pages of plans, so follow Mr Winter's directions and you'll have a fine craft suitable not only for flying, but for parlor display as well. Go to it!

Here's Mr Winter's SR-6 fitted with flying prop and all tuned for a fast ROG! Contact! And now run your eye over its big brother, the real Stinson Reliant, pictured at the bottom of the page. You'll find that every detail of the model will 'gee' with its counterpart. This is the prototype of our feature model - the 1935 Stinson Reliant. It's powered with the 260-hp Lycoming engine and is equipped with Smith controllable prop multiple disc wheel brakes, duel ignition magneto, and other A-1 aero apparatus.

All told, the four-place SR-6 rates tops! THIS latest Reliant, like its predecessors, vaunts beauty, strength, and enduring performance. Indeed the Reliant type has been so successful that more than 260 of them have been sold since June 1933. Moreover, the Lycoming motor has been used in more than 600 Stinsons, and it is estimated that this faithful power plant has a record of 80,000,000 miles!

With the 260 hp motor the SR-6 cruises at 133 mph. The ship comes equipped with Smith controllable propeller, dual ignition magneto and multiple disc wheel brakes, besides other more conventional fixtures. In addition to the pilot the plane carries three passengers, 60 gallons of gas, 5 gallons of oil, baggage, and 80 lbs of special equipment. With this load, the Stinson climbs 875 ft per min, has a range of 500 miles, and lands in 225 ft with the aid of wing flaps.

Our model, like all Stinsons, can be relied on to give abnormally long flights, and its beauty is only matched by its stability in flight.

Fuselage. First, fasten the longerons of 3/32in to the bench on top of the side layouts. Cut all the cross pices shown in that plan and cement them in place..."

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Alternate version of the same plan, different layout - but this one also includes article text, thanks to AugustaWest.


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