Daredevil (oz2570)

 

Daredevil (oz2570) by Dick Ealy from Model Airplane News 1953 - plan thumbnail

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Daredevil. Designed by Dick Ealy, a low-wing Goodyear-style racer for .049 engines, with a 40in wingspan. Model Airplane News July 1953.

Quote: "For fun or sport, this Half-A free flight is unbeatable. it is a composite of many real ships, with Goodyear racer features. Changes were made wherever performance would benefit. Daredevil by Dick Ealy.

Daredevil is a low-winged, semi-scale, Goodyear Racer, adapted to free flight 1/2A gas motors. Build this 40 inch free flight sport racer for realistic appearance and smooth flying.

In days of rubber power you were quite a sport to build and fly a low-winged craft as torque was such a hindrance. The new Half-A gas motors are ideal for our purpose as they have low-pitched props and give little trouble as compared with that found in rubber. If you're anxious to build a low-wing and see how much of a daredevil you are, let's get started on construction.

Cut fuselage side panels from 1/16 hard sheet balsa. Note that these taper from B to A. Next cut B, C, D, E, F, G, and H bulkheads from 1/16 medium sheet balsa and cut 3/16 hard balsa bulkhead behind firewall A. Build fuse-lage inverted, cementing all bulkheads back to E in place..."

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Update 19/02/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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Daredevil (oz2570) by Dick Ealy from Model Airplane News 1953 - model pic

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  • (oz2570)
    Daredevil
    by Dick Ealy
    from Model Airplane News
    July 1953 
    40in span
    IC F/F LowWing
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 12/03/2012
    Filesize: 390KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: flyerflorio

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