Chizler (oz2686)


Chizler (oz2686) by Dick Mathis, Pat Johnston from Flying Models 1966 - plan thumbnail

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Chizler. Control line stunt model.

Quote: "This is a later version of the Dick Mathis Chizler. His original was published in November 1966 Flying models. The model in the article was originally finished in clear dope over red Japanese tissue, trimmed with black tissue. Dick flew that model to 2nd place at the 67 Los Alamitos Nats only a few points behind Bart Klapinski. He used that same airplane at the 68 Olathe Nats and finished 8th under some 'adverse conditions'. Dick built some later versions of his Chizler, one with retracts. All Chizlers that I have seen or had are all good flying machines. I think they are a testament to Dick Mathis and his ability to design airplanes that work very well."

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Update 05/04/12: this plan was briefly suspended, but the author has now kindly confirmed that he is indeed happy to have it posted here as a free download.

Quote: "I am happy to donate this set of plans to your site. Please simply leave my information on the plans. I have updated the plans with my current address and put the plan #31 in the corner. Here are both ACAD and PDF files for your files. Pat"

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Concerning finish, the original article says: "From this point, you may go one of two ways: either use a clear, transparent finish, with only the color of the tissue as a base color, (you can dye the dope with a few capfuls of colored dope and achieve a deeper translucent finish) or use a pigmented opaque finish. Either way, don't go wild with lots of coats — it adds weight. About six coats of clear butyrate dope brushed or four sprayed will be fine if you want a clear finish like the original "Chizler." The numerals and letters on this ship were cut from black Jap tissue by first drawing an outline on notebook paper and laying it over the tissue, using a sharp model knife. The numerals should be applied with thinner after the first coat of dope. My original is a translucent cherry red, made by doping Stearman red-dyed dope over red Jap tissue. Other colors might be: Amber (red Jap, yellow dyed dope); Burgundy (red Jap; maroon dyed dope); Sickening green (blue tissue, yellow dyed dope) and so on." By the way, for completeness sake could we have a DWG file of the ribs as well? Cheers! Za!
ZaRodinu - 21/06/2012
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