Frosty Punkin (oz3426)
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Frosty Punkin. Control line stunt model for .19 to .35 power.
Quote "Stunt fans: Here's a model that will get you plenty of flying hours. It's built tough for all types of weather. Frosty Punkin, by Roscoe I Mullican.
Frosty Punkin is a name decided upon years back and due to a friend-ship made between a celebrated modeller and myself. As a finale to an evening filled with modelling gab, cussions on airfoils, we parted. As the CM boarded his bus and sailed majestically on his way his parting words, belittling my knowledge of airfoils, hung in the air. Yup. We decided to put the 'tag' on our next model plane.
The way this 'little ole' airplane flies around, there will never be any frost accumulating on it so we made up the emblem for effect. Frosty, the emblem, even has a slight facial resemblance to the celebrated modeller mentioned (hollow head and all).
All kidding aside, the building of this model airplane is not difficult and stand-ard widths and lengths of materials are used to make things easier. The model performs with the best and is easier than most to fly.
WING: Cut the wing ribs and tips from 3/32 and 1/8 sheet balsa. Alignment of the ribs is easily obtained by first notching the trailing edge and then putting the leading and trailing edge together and marking each notch location on the leading edge. The bottom spar is pinned to the plan and shimmed 1/16" to allow the symmetrical ribs to rest on the plan..."
This plan was printed in Flying Models Decade of Designs (1), published 1960.
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Update 07/06/2019: Added article, thanks to RFJ.
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