Air Chief (oz212)


Air Chief (oz212) by Steve Kowalik 1936 - plan thumbnail

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Air Chief. 1936 old time gas by Steve Kowalik.

Quote: "...a 1936 model produced in kit form by Ideal Aeroplane Co Inc was designed by Steve Kowalik. Steve who was also responsible for another cabin-type model, the 1937 Miss Delaware.

The Air Chief took first place in an IG-MAA contest in May of 1936, putting in three flights with a six-minute average.

The original model fuselage was constructed of basswood, nailed and glued at each joint."

Update 10/10/2013: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, thanks to JJ.


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Air Chief (oz212) by Steve Kowalik 1936 - model pic


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Hello Outerzone, Enclosed are pictures [main pic, 004] of my 1936 Air Chief (oz 212). The model was originally a free flight, but I modified it into a 3 channel RC. It's powered by an OS .20FP and controlled with Hitec servos. It's covered with silkspan and finished with Randolph clear butyrate dope. Back in the time 50's we didn't take the time, or have the money for paint, before taking them to the field. After I finished this one, I decided I should at least paint a little trim for contrast. Thanks for your awesome website, which has always inspired me to keep building.
Dan Owen - 07/04/2024
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