5 Giant Steps, Project 3 (oz3068)


5 Giant Steps, Project 3 (oz3068) by Peter Chinn from Model Airplane News 1961 - plan thumbnail

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5 Giant Steps, Project 3. Profile rubber model. This is part 3 of 5 parts in the MAN beginner course titled '5 Giant Steps' from 1961.

Quote: "This is an aeromodelling course. It includes five models from the simplest glider to an engine powered free flight model. It was designed by the late Peter Chinn for 'Model Airplane News' and published in 1961. The models are beautifully conceived and they all fly extremely well. The engine powered free flight model is really nice and out of the rut of the common sports FF model. It can be enlarged for radio control operation. This plan has been solicited in the past and it seems to me it was quite difficult to find. Enjoy and greetings from Colombia!"

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5 Giant Steps, Project 3 (oz3068) by Peter Chinn from Model Airplane News 1961 - model pic

  • (oz3068)
    5 Giant Steps, Project 3
    by Peter Chinn
    from Model Airplane News
    24in span
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 19/06/2012
    Filesize: 224KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Edubarca

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Steve, A model [see model pic] I just completed from plans on your site. Very fun to build and I like how the rubber bands that hold on the wing also hold on the landing gear. Great site as always, I visit it every day. Thank you,
DavidWagner - 19/05/2014
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