Jackdaw (oz4367)


Jackdaw (oz4367) by Eric T Walpole 1960 - plan thumbnail

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Frog Jackdaw. Radio control trainer. For 2.5 - 3.5 cc diesels, or 19 - 35 glow motors. Frog cat no. 684 KP.

Quote: "This new design from the Frog stable has already proved to be a powerful contender in Contest circles. The design characteristics are such that the aircraft is very smooth in flight and easy to handle. However the Jackdaw can be made highly aerobatic even in its rudder only form by increasing the movement of the rudder..."

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Jackdaw (oz4367) by Eric T Walpole 1960 - model pic

  • (oz4367)
    by Eric T Walpole
    from Frog (ref:684-KP)
    60in span
    IC R/C Cabin Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/05/2013
    Filesize: 1202KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: AllanWarner
    Downloads: 4458

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Photo of completed Jackdaw [main pic] was found online at : http://www.houseoffrog.co.uk/frog_memories.htm
SteveWMD - 16/05/2013
For build details, see RCLibrary page at http://www.rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1069 for free download of the complete book 'Radio Control Big Four' from 1964, which contains 14 pages of text and photos detailing building and trimming the Frog Jackdaw, written by Stewart Uwins.
SteveWMD - 24/11/2015
The original prototype Jackdaw shown in the photo [more pics 005] was quite different to the subsequent kitted version in particular it had no cabin and the tailplane was a different shape. The picture is from a piece by Eric Walpole at www.houseoffrog.co.uk entitled "Memories of Working at FROG". In it he explains how the changes to the design were inspired by a desire to give it more "eye appeal" for kitting.
Sundancer - 05/04/2016
Hi, Steve and Mary, Greetings from Scotland. I thought I would send you in a photo of my recently completed Frog Jackdaw [pics 007-009]. This is a great plane and handles rough weather very well. It is powered by a PAW 19 RC. (Progressive Aero works). This company still produces diesels ranging from 0.5to .60. My engine is brand-new and has had about five runs. The projector is a similar age to the super 60, but was never a successful. Once you get the hang of starting a diesel, it is a very easy engine, and you only need a can of fuel to go flying!… Oh, and the transmitter of course! Your plans Emporium is excellent. Keep up the good work. Best regards,
Chris Royce - 19/07/2023
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