Lady Bug (oz2269)

 

Lady Bug (oz2269) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation - plan thumbnail

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Lady Bug. Radio control sports model. This file includes 2 versions of the same plan, the Lady Bug Rev B and Rev E. Differences include the wingspan, tail surface outlines, and uc gear.

Quote: That would be the Lady Bug Rev.B. 21 1/2" span. Rev.E has the 2 wing options. Rev.E has 22 1/2 and 18 1/2" span options.

Update 02/11/2016: added instruction sheets, thanks to BerndLangner.

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Lady Bug (oz2269) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation - model pic

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User comments

Flying the Rev B version [see more pics 003,004] with a 250 electric, 1200 kv and a 7 x 3.8 prop, on 7.4 volts. Weight is 8 1/8 oz so weight:thrust is close to 1:1. She balances and flies best with the cg a 1/4 inch forward from what the plan shows.
bhibbets - 01/11/2013
Mary, Here are photos of my newest Lady Bug, enlarged from the 22" span of the plans to 36" [more pics 005-008]. Power is a 880kv electric 400 brushless motor on three cells and weight is 28 oz, a bit heavier than I expected, although the performance is completely adequate. Covering is nitrate dope and Polyspan with color from rattle cans. C/G has to be on or preferably ahead of the main spar and thus forward of what the plan shows. This agrees with my experience with the smaller Lady Bug. She flies best when the wind is calm. Keep up the good work.
Bill - 25/05/2016
Here are my latest builds from Outerzone sourced plans. Both came in under the stated weights in the plans and are covered with Easy Built Lite Tissue. The LadyBug is doped and the Stits Sky Baby has 15mil Doculam over the tissue. The LadyBug has flown and the SkyBaby is awaiting final touches.
John Goggin - 11/12/2020
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