Dainty Dolphin (oz2416)


Dainty Dolphin (oz2416) from American Modeler 1959 - plan thumbnail

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Dainty Dolphin. Rugged trainer for control line.

Quote: "Remarkably Rugged Trainer for the U-control cadet, can take a beeting. Dainty Dolphin.

While this control line training model may not be as graceful as an ICBM, it is extremely easy to build and can take a lot of knocking about while the novice is learning how to fly. That is a most important feature because if a model falls apart the first time it lands there is but a slim chance that the beginning builder will take home the pieces, repair the wresk, and try again.

Despite its small engine this model will really perform. During construction use plenty of cement; this insures that the model will be around for a while. There are no parts added just for 'frills'. This plane can be built in a very short time.

Start with the fuselage. Cut sides from hard sheet balsa along with the bulkheads. Starting at the rear, cement in the bulkheads; with a rubber band hold the sides in place while the cement dries..."

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Update 03/05/2021: Added complete article, thanks to RFJ.

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Dainty Dolphin (oz2416) from American Modeler 1959 - model pic

  • (oz2416)
    Dainty Dolphin
    from American Modeler
    October 1959 
    20in span
    IC C/L Trainer
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 12/02/2012
    Filesize: 166KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow

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