Thermic 20 Early (oz3139)

 

Thermic 20 Early (oz3139) by Frank Zaic 1940 - plan thumbnail

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Thermic 20 Early. Catapult launch glider, all sheet construction. Wingspan 20 in, wing area 49 sq in.

Note the Thermic 20 plan appeared in 2 forms, which we are calling Early and Late. The late version (1946) has a different fuselage profile, also different vertical tail.

This here is the early version. For the late version, see Thermic 20 Late (oz5031).

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Planfile includes detailed and illustrated build instructions, plus trimming notes.

Update 14/11/2023. Replaced this plan with a clearer version (redrawn in vector format), thanks to Tom Martin.

Quote: "Hi, I've redrawn and re-typed the entire Early Jasco Frank Zaic Thermic 20 for the benefit of those modelers pointing out the illegible nature of the very old plan. Attached here.
Tom Martin (Tom Martin Radio Control)"

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Previous scan version.

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Steve, Since you don’t have a picture of the Jasco Thermic 20 on your site, I thought you might like to have a picture of one that I’m working on. I haven’t put a finish on it yet, but so far it weighs 26 grams.
Chuck - 26/10/2014
Have split this into 2 listings now, Early and Late. See Thermic 20 Late (oz5031) for the later 1946 plan.
SteveWMD - 14/11/2023
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