Electric Hots. Radio control sports model, for HP-100 electric power. Midwest kit no. 165. Electric powered high performance model.
Quote: "Before You Begin. The Electric Hots is a fully aerobatic electric sport model. Midwest Products has engineered this kit so you can build the entire model using cyanoacrylate (superglue type) adhesives. Although the model has a removable wing, a quick release cockpit hatch has been provided to allow the motor battery to be removed for charging without removing the wing.
The motor battery recommended for this model, coupled with the motor and propeller supplied in the kit, gives the Electric Hots full aerobatic capability at the recommended flying weight. Flying time should average four minutes.
Weight is critical to the performance of electric R/C model aircraft. The recommended maximum weight of this model is 44 oz. In order to stay at or below this weight, we urge you to avoid the use of white glue, epoxy, and paint. The recommended adhesives and finishing materials will help you build a strong, light model.
Although this model is quite stable, it is a sport model. Sport models are more maneuverable and faster than 'trainer type' models. If you have any doubts about your ability to fly a sport model, we urge you to seek the help of an experienced, competent, person to assist you with the initial flights..."
Quote: "This is a nice one. Scanned from kit plans. Not so 'hot' with the technology of its time, but with today's stuff should be a real fun 'retro' e-power plane."
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Update 01/03/2019: Added kit manual, thanks to NX13688. Compressed down to 5609KB.
Did we get something wrong with this plan? That happens sometimes. Help us make a correction
Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for this page? Then email email@example.com
* Credit field
The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.
This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.
© Outerzone, 2011-2019.
All content is free to download for personal use.
For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.