Prophet - plan thumbnail image

Prophet - completed model photo more pics (3)

by Dave Robelen
from American Modeler
July 1967 
24in span
Tags: IC R/C LowWing
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 05/07/2012 at:
Outerzone planID: oz3120 | Filesize: 305KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: 50+AirYears


About this Plan

Prophet - Radio control aerobatic model. For Cox Tee Dee .020 power and aileron/elevator dual propo RC. Area 127sqin. Weight 10oz.

Update 14/04/2016: Article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

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Article pages, text & pics.


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User comments

Hey there! Thought I'd send you a pic of my latest build for the gallery... An electrified Dave Robelen Prophet [model pic, morepic 005]. Feel free to do with it what you will. Thanks so much for all the plans and work you go to... I don't know what we'd do without OZ!
MichaelJ - 29/08/2016
Just saw this plane come up on your random selection of planes. Interesting in that the designer says the plane is "not a scale copy of some larger model". Really? It certainly looks like a reduced scale version of Bill Winter's original Rookie (oz7611), not the updated version published years later in Model Builder. Also, the supplement file appears to be incomplete. At the end of the last page, the article cuts off, with a lead to page 54. There is no page 54. Everything ends at page 53.
MatthewStikeman - 13/06/2017
That's an interesting point about the Rookie, Matthew. Can anyone help with the missing article page?
Mary - 13/06/2017
Added missing page to plan article just now, thanks to RFJ.
Mary - 14/06/2017
While I have no issue with someone building to a different size to fit their needs, I do have concerns when a design is copied to a different scale, renamed, the original designer is not acknowledged, and the plan is published. Dave Robelen does acknowledge Bill Winter in the build article for his Prophet, but in another of his plans he does not. Take a look at Robelen's Pipsqueak (oz6211). Looks very much like a scaled-down Don Parson's Esquire (oz384), and the Lil Esquire (oz621). There is a reference to an Uncle Don in California but I believe that is to Don Dewey of RCM, not Don Parsons. Just my 2 cents. For what it's worth, the guy who got me started in R/C back in the 1960s flew an Esquire, I had a Lil Esquire and the Pipsqueak, both on pulse rudder and Cox engines. Regards, and keep up the good work.
BillH - 15/06/2017
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