Playboy (oz2035)

 

Playboy (oz2035) by Bill Dean - plan thumbnail

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Playboy. Free flight rubber cabin model.

Update 14/01/12: now includes printwood.

Update 20/04/2021: For an enlarged 150% version of the Playboy design at 30 in wingspan, see Knave (oz12968).

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Playboy (oz2035) by Bill Dean - model pic

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A couple of photos of my 150% KK Playboy with 30" wing span. Wonderful flyer, built Summer 2020. [note: have moved these pics over to the new page, see Knave (oz12968)]
Peter Sanders - 11/03/2021
In 1950-odd, Bill Dean tended to design his rubber models with insufficient fin area. My first Playboy was horribly unstable until I fitted a much larger fin, whereupon it flew beautifully. I could probably have achieved the same result by adding a couple of underfins to the tailplane, as Bill himself did to his famous Gypsy!
John Park - 09/08/2023
I'm building one now, it's not a Bill Dean design the plan states it was by Albert Hatfull
Mike Jones - 10/02/2024
Um, is that right? I can’t see any designer credit on this plan. It looks very much like the style of a Bill Dean design, to me.
SteveWMD - 10/02/2024
It's Bill Dean, as are the very similar Elf and Ace. I can't see a name on the plan, which is not original.
bill dennis - 11/02/2024
Got it, thanks. Setting Bill Dean as designer on this one, now.
SteveWMD - 11/02/2024
Hi Steve, your plan is from Replikit, I have the original. Here is a photo with the Albert Hatfull logo on it [pics 007, 008], it does say drawn by, not designed by, not sure if it helps or confuses things. Cheers,
Mike Jones - 28/02/2024
Hi Steve/Mary, as promised here are a couple of shots of my Playboy [main pic, 010, 011]. I built it to try out Eze Dope after a lot of heatshrink covered models, mixed results so I'll have to pick another plan for a second go :)
Mike Jones - 28/02/2024
Thanks Mike. Ah, I see what you mean now about the Albert Hatfull logo on the older original KK plan. I guess that's him credited as the draughtsman, rather than as the deisgner - I think.
SteveWMD - 28/02/2024
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