1929 Modern Boy Aeroplane oz2179


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This plan was found online 04/01/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=20278453&postcount=148
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About this Plan

1929 Modern Boy Aeroplane - Free flight rubber. Thin cardboard thread-braced model. This was published in Modern Boy magazine Feb 1929. Reprinted in Aeromodeller Feb 1989. A plan by Norman Peacock is also included that sorts out some anomalies in the original 1929 version. To make your own, 90lb Watman Watercolour paper is recommended. No guarantees are given as to how it will fly.


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oz2179 datafile

1929 Modern Boy Aeroplane  
by FJ Camm, N Peacock
from Modern Boy
February 1929 
14in span
Tags: Rubber F/F
all formers complete :)



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I started building these from the 1929 Modern Boy Aeroplane plan last weekend while waiting for a snowstorm to clear [more pics 003]. Replacing the card wings with foam made the model lighter and fly more reliably. As soon as it warms up outside, I'll find out how long they can stay up for.
DougRobertson - 17/02/2017
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