Stinson Reliant SR-8 (oz2385)


Stinson Reliant SR-8 (oz2385) 1975 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Stinson Reliant. Scale model for radio control and .40 to .56 engines. Sterling kit FS-33.

Quote: "If you're a Sport Flyer, if you have a feeling for scale, if you love R/C; then this is your ship. It's a beautiful machine that builds easy. It's rugged (look at those frame photos), loads of room - and flies great - and can be built for control line also. The kit's a real joy.

Top grade sanded, density-selected balsa. Die cut & numbered parts make assembly swift & sure with step by step plans. Formed gear, alum engine mounts, scale decals. All linkage hardware: pushrods, aileron & elevator horns, bell-cranks, clevis, connectors, etc. Beautifully detailed rugged plastic cowl, wheel pants, strut fairings - and much more."

Update 28/09/2013: Replaced this plan with a much clearer copy, along with supplement DXF parts files, thanks to OktayGulmez.

Update 20/04/2018: added kit review from Radio Modeller, September 1976, thanks to RFJ.

Update 22/05/2018: added additional kit review, from RCM&E September 1977, thanks to RFJ.

Note Sterling ad [see more pics 004] is from Flying Models, Jan 1976.

Supplementary file notes

Zipfile of total 17 files in DXF (ie CAD) format, showing parts.
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Great Service Dear Sirs as I print the two floors of the Stinson Reliant. Thank you from Argentina,
Guillermo - 09/09/2020
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