Hawker Hart (oz3185)


Hawker Hart (oz3185) by Walt Musciano from Aeromodeller 1952 - plan thumbnail

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Hawker Hart. Scale biplane model for control line.

Quote: "Control-line Biplane fans will like this stunter which will take from 2.5 to 5 cc. 3/4 in to 1 ft scale Hawker Hart, by Walter Musciano.

WITH slight deviations from true scale to enhanc e its stunting abilities, this Hawker Hart by American designer Walter A Musciano is a model that will win top points both for stunting and appearance. With the current trend toward the scale model, this colourful subject should be a popular choice for all scale-stunt fliers.

Fuselage. Cut the sides from hard 1/8 in sheet and join at rear while installing the 3/32 in bulkheads. Now cement the engine mounts and formers in place. The landing gear is then bent to shape and the joints soldered before installation. Bind the landing gear to the two s in. plywood supports with strong thread and cement well. Then cement to the fuselage. Fit the fuel tank. When installing the tank he sure the feed line is on the same level as the needle valve body on the engine in order to ensure a continuous flow when flying inverted. Now the nose pieces can be carved and hollowed. Cut away for the engine cylinder.

Cement these blocks in place. Attach the lead-out wires to the bell-crank and install the latter securely in the fuselage. Cut the tail surfaces from in. sheet and sand to a streamline cross section. Hinge the elevator to the tailplane and bolt the metal horn to the elevator. Cement the stabilizer to the fuselage now. When dry, the control rod is bent to shape and connected. Add the fuselage bottom, using plenty of cement. The turtledeck strips and forward sheet covering are now added, followed by the landing gear fairings.

Wings. Cut the ribs for the lower wings, and slide onto the spar, attach the leading and trailing edges and cement all joints well. Cover the leading surface with 1/16 in sheet and add the solid tip. Cut and sand to shape when dry. Do not forget to allow the spar to protrude as the plans indicate..."

Quote: "The Hawker Hart is a control line scale model by Walter Musciano who was, justly, well know both sides of the pond. The plane was designed for 2.5 to 5 cc motors and sacrificed some scale fidelity for the capability to stunt. The claim is that the model would, in skilled hands and on 50ft lines, be capable of the SMAE stunt schedule. Now that would be fascinating to watch. Once more if you decide to build from my renditions please take care and measure well before cutting." This is a modern redrawn plan in PDFvector format.

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