Hots II (oz4095)

 

Hots II (oz4095) by Dan Santich 1989 - plan thumbnail

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Hots II. Radio control 'High performance fun-fly model' for 4 channel RC and .40-.45 power. Midwest kit no. 164.

Quote: "Before You Begin. The Hots first appeared as a construction article in Model Airplane News. Its performance quickly made it a very popular fun-fly model, which prompted Midwest Products to offer it in kit form as a one-piece, quickly built, high-performance model - Hots (oz4581). In filling out the evaluation card in that kit, many modelers suggested changes and improvements that would make the Midwest Hots easier to build and maintain. These suggestions have resulted in Midwest updating this popular kit.

The Hots II has a removable wing to allow easy access to the radio and fuel tank. The airframe has been strengthened to provide you with a model that will give many more hours of enjoyment. Fuel capacity has been increased and a stronger landing gear and cowling have been added. The center of gravity and control throws have been modified to provide smoother control and better handling."

Quote: "Here is the Hots 2 from Midwest, scanned and cleaned from the kit plan. This is the big brother of the Electric Hots (oz4086) posted a couple of days ago. I've included the build manual as a supplement. This plan find was the definition of serendipity (the accident of finding something good or useful while not specifically searching for it). A club member, not flying much anymore, stopped by our field for a visit. I asked him if he had any old plans collecting dust. He answered, 'Just this morning I tossed a dozen plans in the trash'. I followed him home and found all neatly rolled, sticking straight up from two trash pails. Trash pickup was scheduled for the next morning with rain that night."

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Complete kit manual, with detailed assembly instructions, in 171 steps. Text and pics. 31 pages.

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Hots II (oz4095) by Dan Santich 1989 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz4095)
    Hots II
    by Dan Santich
    from Midwest
    1989 
    46in span
    IC R/C Kit
    clean :)
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 06/03/2013
    Filesize: 459KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow, A.Beck_plan_collection
    Downloads: 5541

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