Mono Missile - Control line speed model.
This plan was printed in Flying Models Decade of Designs (1), published 1960.
Quote: - "A glance at the AMA National Records will show that single wire flying is here to stay. If you want to get some of those first place trophies at local meets, this model could be just what you are looking for. As its name implies, the ship utilizes the Stanzel Mono-Line Speed Master control unit, one of the great advances in speed flying. The 'Missile' has clocked 138.40 mph to date and in windy weather too. So, if you want to set some speed records you had better get on the Mono-line band wagon now!
Engine Mounting: Start construction by carefully cutting down a Hell Razor A speed pan to the size shown on the plan. Mount your Torp .19 with 1-1/2 degrees left thrust. Next, cut down a 2-1/2in Froom needlenose spinner to 1-1/4in. Mount the spinner and shape the front of the speed pan until the lines of the spinner and the pan flow smoothly as shown in the side view. The front hold-down bracket is made from 1/32in dural sheet and bolted to the backplate. Now, plug up all the engine openings and file the side fins and exhaust port as shown..."
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Update 10/01/2018: added article, thanks to RFJ.
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