Blizzard (oz4349)


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Blizzard. Electric Free Flight Power model.

Quote: "Hi Steve; Your Outerzone site is expanding enormously and is creating an archive of plans even more impressive than what Frank Zaic did years ago in his yearbooks. I corresponded with Frank over a few years...

I have fallen in love with that new E36 Electric Free Flight Power class, which has as its main advantage the fact that rules are kept to a minimum. I decided to base my design in the Hi-Tee, so I used the Hi-Tee (oz1781) planform, with a little sweep on the tips as a base. then I used the Executioner (oz1774) triangular fuselage and rib structure. The result is the Blizzard, a very light (125.4 gm) model with warp resistant wing and tail. I had some short run tests a week ago and this past weekend was able to get it going on a full 15 second run. I was very impressed with it. It has a 250 watts/lb output. I'm sending you the plans, but am not sure if it is vintage enough to be included.

There is a thread on the Blizzard on the HipPocket Forum in Electric Power, see"

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Blizzard (oz4349) by John O'Sullivan 2013 - model pic

  • (oz4349)
    by John O'Sullivan
    36in span
    Electric F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 08/05/2013
    Filesize: 324KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JohnO'Sullivan

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I have build 2 Blizzards and can only say that the design is top-performing with newer 2205 motors and built to plan in safe trim. Competing mine has never placed me less than second in national and european contests and won a few.
Jens DEN 4215
jens - 07/04/2019
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