Dominator (oz2605)


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Dominator. Control line combat model.

Quote: "A 28 inch wingspan control line combat model for 2.5 - 3.5 cc engines. Designed by Mike Davis.

Commence 'Dominator' with the engine mounting pod so that it can dry whilst the wing is being assembled. Shape 1/2 in sq engine bearer and chamfer inside faces for Oliver Tiger crankcase. Then cut the 1/16 plywood and 1/4 in sheet sides and white glue 1/16 plywood sheet to bearers, also nail in place with small panel pins. Drill 6 BA engine mounting bolt holes 3/32 in and screw bolts in place with large washers under the heads to prevent them pulling through bearers.

Next, cut out 1/2 in sheet cover to clear bolt heads, then glue in place and clamp in a vice until dry. Cut the tank from timplate and solder vents anfd filler pipes as shown in the sketch, accuracy is essiential here..."

Quote: "Here is a combat model from the 60s designed by Mike Davis. The model won the 1965 Criterium of Aces, flown by Pete Smith. I flew these models in competition in the 60s".

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Dominator (oz2605) by Mike Davis 1965 - model pic

  • (oz2605)
    by Mike Davis
    from Aeromodeller
    December 1965 
    28in span
    IC C/L
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 17/03/2012
    Filesize: 1818KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: MikeNelson

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Flew these back in the 60s & 70s! Set up right they are a great flying model. Can only recommend!
Bob. Ward. - 11/05/2019
My Dominator [main pic] is OS 15 Max II powered. I've added geodetic struts to strengthen the wing a bit, and an aluminium shield to protect the needle valve. The covering is Ikarex and it's 424 g (15 oz) ready to fly... Kind regards,
Malcolm Campbell - 15/03/2022
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