Super Pacer (oz2284)


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Super Pacer. Radio control sports model. For 3-4 channel RC and .23 to .25 power. This is a modern redrawn plan in PDFvector format.

Update 15/03/2019: Added supplementary file showing stronger wing mount, thanks to JeffGreen.

Quote: "Ace Super Pacer: Wing Mounting Upgrade. Hello, I had this info in my Ace Super Pacer folder, there was an instruction sheet in the later kits that showed a stronger wing mounting. I created this drawing from memory, so it's not exact but it's really close to the mods. Best Wishes, Jeff Green in Las Vegas"

Update 14/03/2020: Added kit review from December 1976 RCM, thanks to RFJ.

Quote: "RCM Procuct Test: Ace RC Inc Super Pacer.

The Super Pacer, from Ace R/C, PO Box 511, 116 West 19th, Higginsville, Missouri 64037, is a sport pattern ship designed for .23 to .25 engines. With a wingspan of 46 in and a chord of 8 in, the total wing area is 408 square inches. Our prototype weighed 49 ounces ready-to-fly, giving a wing loading of 17.3 oz/sq ft.

This is an excellent kit with top quality wood and all parts separated and bundled in their respective groups. With the use of Hot Stuff and 5-minute epoxy, the kit builds quickly and accurately. The only modifications we made was the addition of 1/16 plywood wheel skirts. A word of caution with regards to your radio installation is to plan ahead, since the aileron servo and its attendant linkage takes up quite a bit of room in the radio compartment.

The three tone finish on our prototype was accomplished by first covering the appropriate areas with yellow and red Flite Kote with orange MonoKote trim areas touched off with DJ's trim tape.

Ace R/C designed the Super Pacer for solid, smooth performance with good ground handling qualities so the complete competition regimen could be accomplished. All of these considerations are met by the Super Pacer since both flight performance and ground handling are excellent. The novice flier will experience no problems in taxiing, or taking-off, because of the wide stance landing gear and low profile. Unlike many designs of this type, rudder response is excellent and knife edge flight is no problem.

We would rate the Super Pacer as an outstanding kit at $32.95. The kit is well thought out, easy to build, and rates high in the performance department."

Update 13/07/2021: Added kit review from Flying Models, May 1977, thanks to RFJ.

Supplementary file notes

Wing mount notes.


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User comments

We have a action shot this time [more pics 003, 004]. An Ace Super Pacer on a fly-by. If you are the sharp-eyed type you will see it has a Super Tiger engine, this one being a .23. Another great flyer and highly recommended.
dfritzke - 24/10/2016
Hello, These are the photos I have in my files for the Ace 'Super Pacer'. Best Wishes,
Jeff Green - 06/04/2020
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