Curtiss Hawk (oz3712)


Curtiss Hawk (oz3712) by AJ Dorrell from Aeromodeller 1969 - plan thumbnail

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Curtiss Hawk. Free flight profile scale model. Colourful pursuit ship. 28in span all-sheet model for .049 cu ins power. Article text included.

Quote: "Poised for action, a pair of prototype Hawks await a flip of the prop before zooming up and away on yet another mission. Colourful decoration of the P6E or P1D variants adds to the charm of this simple design. Both models use a DC Quickstart Merlin. Lighter engines may need a longer nose to achieve same balance."


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Curtiss Hawk (oz3712) by AJ Dorrell from Aeromodeller 1969 - model pic


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A couple of photos of my Curtiss Hawk built in April 1974 from the Aeromodeller plans [main pic, 003]. It never flew much - other than some test glides. It looked very cool, but I was probably afraid to fly it, having lost my freeflight Breezy (oz528) in a flyaway years earlier. The Cox Babe Bee .049 is a great little engine, but there's no reliable way (without modifications) to regulate the run time - as needed for freeflight IC models.
ChrisMoes - 08/02/2021
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