About this Plan
Cleaver. CL combat model.
Quote: "Want to get battling into combat? Here's the model. Cleaver, by George Copeman.
This 'wing' design for combat has been developed over four years of successful competition flying by various members of the Kenton MAC. It is the twety-fourth in the designer's own line of development, during whivch he has built over forty models. This is one of the most successful to date. Add to these forty the wings bilt by other club members and the total number cannot be far short of two hundred in four years!
When designing, the following qualities have been sought:
Smoothness of flight.
Efficient tank, giving consistent engine run.
The order of importance of most of these qualities will be dependent on the pilot's style of flying combat. For instance, if you prefer not to manoeuvre a great deal during a combat joust, then you will need a fast model. If you manoeuvre a lot, a consistent-engine run, and so on. This version of the 'Kenton Wing' is most suited to George Copeman's particular style of flying, and it is hoped, equally so to yours.
Cut engine bearers and 1/2 in balsa fuselage parts to shape and glue with Araldite or similar. Cut out TE and ribs..."
Quote: "George Copeman’s Cleaver. It is from around the same time as Pete Tribe’s Razorblade (and flies much the same)".
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Supplementary file notes
Did we get something wrong with these details about this plan (especially the datafile)?
That happens sometimes. You can help us fix it.
Add a correction
Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for this page? Then email email@example.com
User commentsNo comments yet for this plan. Got something to say about this one?
Add a comment
* Credit field
The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.
This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.
© Outerzone, 2011-2019.
All content is free to download for personal use.
For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.