Fairchild 24-R (oz325)

 

Fairchild 24-R (oz325) by Paul Lindberg from Popular Aviation 1937 - plan thumbnail

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Fairchild Ranger 24R (Fairchild Ranger). Large scale gas free flight model by Paul Lindbergh. October 1937 Popular Aviation.

Quote: "THIS model with its sleek, racy design and proven flyability will be the pride of every model builder upon its completion. The design of the ship as a whole makes it very simple to construct. The model is equipped with an extremely simple type of shock absorbing landing gear, the design of which is very efficient under all conditions. All controls are adjustable as well as the wing struts so that the wings may be adjusted to dihedral. The false struts which fasten from the pants up to the wing struts as well as the struts that run up to the cabin are used for display purposes only."

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Fairchild 24-R (oz325) by Paul Lindberg from Popular Aviation 1937 - model pic

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G'Day, Dicription say 36in span, but if you add all the mesurments on the plan (rib spacing and fuse width) you get 80in span. Keep up the good work.
Anon - 29/08/2012
Thanks, have changed wingspan to 80in for this plan.
SteveWMD - 29/08/2012
The scale of fuselage and wings is not the same. The fuselage is smaller. Greets from Germany.
Florian - 03/02/2013
Yes, you're right. There was some strange scaling there. Ok, have checked scaling and resized both sheets and uploaded a version with both sheets at full-size. Thanks.
SteveWMD - 03/02/2013
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