1937 Texaco Winner


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1937 Texaco Winner  
by Fiske Hanley
from Air Trails
July 1938 
114in span
Tags: IC F/F Parasol
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 01/12/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20015183&postcount=7240
Outerzone planID: oz1901 | Filesize: 928KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: 50+AirYears


About this Plan

1937 Texaco Winner - Free flight gas model. This is not a full-size plan. Originally published in Air Trails 7/38.

Quote: "All Texaco winners have been outstanding models. Hanley's 1937 winner continues this famous line of models. It incorporates the features which Hanley deemed necessary for a contest winner - fast climb, slow glide, and stable flight. The model lived up to all these requirements despite the fact that it was designed, built, and test-flown two weeks before the National Meet."

Supplementary files

Article pages, text and pics, also includes some drawings of rib and some formers at full size, plus motor mount detail. Thanks to BillW.


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