Stinson Senior Trainer Model O (oz186)


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Stinson Senior Trainer Model O. Rubber scale model of the 1930s 2-seat parasol monoplane. Originally published in October 1937 MAN, this is a later reprint from MB.

Quote: "This little 20-inch span rubber scale model has been a favorite of this writer ever since it first appeared in the October 1937 issue of the vintage MAN. The construction article and plans mere credited to Jesse Davidson and Harry Appel.

The Stinson Senior Trainer, model V was an open-cockpit, two-seater version of the 1935 Stinson Reliant, according to the article. The 225 hp Lycoming engine-powered aircraft was primarily sold to several South American countries, and as such, very little is known about the aircraft.

An R/C version of this model was seen at the WRAM trade show in White Plains, New York, a few years ago. As the original spanned one inch short of 40 feet, we estimate the model as having been about 1-1/2inch scale.

Plans were originally published full-size on five pages of the magazine. We velox-copied all five sheets and put them all together on one sheet, for convenience of the builder. The drawings are quite clear, complete, and self-explanatory to an experienced scratch builder. Send us a photo of yours when it's finished."

Update 09/12/2014: Replaced this plan with a better copy at full-size, thanks to theshadow.

Update 27/05/2015: Added supplement alternate re-drawn version of this plan, thanks to RedDragon, AugustaWest.

Supplementary file notes

Article page, text and pic, thanks to theshadow. Also alternate re-drawn version of this plan, thanks to RedDragon, AugustaWest.


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