Cessna 180 (oz241)
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Cessna 180. 36 in span half-A gas free flight or control line by Paul Delgatto.
Quote: "This particular airplane was selected for kit production because its proportions are ideal for scale model flying. It embodies the features for gas model free-flight and control line flying. In addition, it can be rubber powered.
The kit includes all the basic material for constructing the free-flight gas model. Separate accessories for controline flying or rubber power can be obtained from your dealer.
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User commentsMy name is Carlo Santangelo and I am a "vintage" modeller. Greetings from Italy and congratulations for the wonderful site. I send some photos of my last fatigue, the Cessna 180 with electric motor [more pics 003-007].
Carlo_Santangelo - 29/01/2019
Sorry but this model flies with control?
Yazdan - 26/02/2019
If you go by the separate control surfaces for all 3 axes, this one is flown R/C. Always remember nowadays we got those miniature R/C sets that can be built into small models that were constructed for free flight some decades ago.
Fynnek - 27/02/2019
Yazdan, it was originally designed as a free flight but, like most free flight models, it can be adapted to radio control (which looks to be the case here). The builder has just set the elevator and rudder to be functional and added the necessary push rods from the servos.
Daithi - 27/02/2019
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