Pipsqueak (oz3814)

 

Pipsqueak (oz3814) by Keith Laumer - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Pipsqueak. Hand launch glider, simple all sheet model. This plan appears in the 1975 book "How to Design and Build Flying Models" by Keith Laumer.

Quote: "A good size to begin with is a 7-inch wing span, with wing and tail surfaces cut from 1/32 sheet balsa, and fuselage from 1/8. If you're tired of reading already, you can stop now and build Pipsqueak from the full-size plans shown in Fig. 2. (In fact, it wouldn't hurt to build two, in case one lands on the roof.) You can learn a lot about flying and adjusting a model from a small glider like this, either in a spirit of scientific inquiry or just for the heck of it."

Update 08/01/2019: Added modelpic, from FM 09/83, thanks to dfritzke.

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Pipsqueak (oz3814) by Keith Laumer - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz3814)
    Pipsqueak
    by Keith Laumer
    7in span
    Glider F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 22/12/2012
    Filesize: 62KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: SteveWMD

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