Snow White (oz3314)

 

Snow White (oz3314) by Joe Raspante 1982 - plan thumbnail

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Snow White. Here is Joe Raspante's Snow White from 1938, redrawn as the old timer of the month in Model Builder magazine issue 08-82.

Quote: "Snow White was simply a very beautiful gas model, designed and built by Joe Raspante in 1937-1938, which went on to win many beauty contests, where flying ability was also an important factor. Its beauty has remained timeless, and down through the years it has been considered as something very special..."

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Update 14/7/2023: Added complete article, thanks to RFJ.

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Snow White (oz3314) by Joe Raspante 1982 - model pic

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  • (oz3314)
    Snow White
    by Joe Raspante
    from Model Builder
    August 1982 
    96in span
    IC F/F Cabin
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 12/09/2012
    Filesize: 995KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow
    Downloads: 1429

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There's a useful discussion thread here http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=912682 with 5 pages of discussion about this Snow Whte design, and a few nice pics.
SteveWMD - 12/09/2012
Added photos of the finished model, thanks to Kevin Sherman [main pic, 005, 006].
Mary - 06/04/2023
Kevin is too modest. He and his dad Gary Sherman built the Snow White. They entered it in the Concours at either the 2013 or 2015 SAM Champs at Boulder City--and won!
Rich Minnick of Northern California took a year to build a Snow White--and won the 2011 SAM Champs Concours.
Still concours voters can get Snow White fatigue. A modeler from Florida came out to the 2017 SAM Champs with another Snow White. He was an immaculate builder and had done a great job on his Snow White. But it did not win the concoiurs that year--a rather odd looking Italian job took the prize.
Mike Myers - 09/04/2023
When looking at the plans, there is a picture of the article first page, it will not come up when the plan is downloaded. Do you have the article? there is a question being asked about the CG location.
Douglas Babb - 13/07/2023
The entire August 1982 issue of MB can be found online, hosted by a certain site, "Bookcase" in nature. The lengthy article can be extracted from that. Not sure if the CG location is mentioned.
D A - 14/07/2023
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