Breguet 901 (oz2092)


Breguet 901 (oz2092) by Alain Millon 1957 - plan thumbnail

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Breguet 901. Free flight scale model sailplane.

Quote: "20:1 Aspect Ratio Scale Model of the Elegant French Sailplane by Allain Millon.

WHEN WE OBSERVED this scale sailplane in our excellent contemporary magazine Le Modele Reduit D'Avion for August this year we were not in the least surprised to see it described as an aeroplane that would cause all amateur model makers to 'rejoice in their hearts'.

The Breguet 901 is almost a French national institution. Recently, when a very large number of sailplanes and training gliders were sold to Aero Clubs throughout France for very low and nominal figures by the French Government, the Breguet 901 was exempted - the only type the Government wished to keep for its very own! In the skilled hands of Gerard Pierre it has achieved championship placings, Nationally and Internationally and wherever its elegant lines have been seen in the full size sailplane field, it has been a constant source of admiration, both for its very high efficiency and its utility. After all sailplanes have to come down somewhere and to be taken to pieces and carted away in cigar trailers back to base and dismantling can be a critical item in design.

It was developed from the 900 of smaller span and length and its standard of efficiency is renowned in the sailplane world.

It would be quite true to say that of all the types of sailplanes requested to be included in our plans service, the scale sailplane tops the bill, and in this large span (67-1/2in) very high aspect ratio design, we have something that is sure to satisfy everyone. What a subject for scale Concour d'Elegance!

All credit to French designer Alain Millon, for developing the slower speed airfoil wing (full size is laminar, as seen in photo top left and not suitable) and for producing a model that will please not only for its performance in the air, but also for its static appearance.

Construction is not for beginners; but anyone with experience of planking a double curvature fuselage will have no difficulty. The wing and tail assembly are quite straightforward, but it is essential to build the wing of such an aspect ratio on a perfectly flat board. "

Update 28/06/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

Update 29/01/2020: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, scanned from fullsize. Scan from KaoruKiyose, cleanup by Circlip.

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I built this model back in 1976 as a free flight model with the auto rudder and bungee launched it. It flies superbly straight off the drawing board and looks terrific.
Keir - 25/09/2016
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