Vickers Wellington MkI


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Vickers Wellington MkI  
by Frank B Baker
from Model Aviation
December 1980 
66in span
Tags: Scale IC R/C Multi Military Bomber
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 19/05/2013 at:
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About this Plan

Vickers Wellington - Scale model for radio control. For two .10 engines.

Quote: - "The Wellington has the precepts called for by the author for a successful twin-engined RC model: good flight qualities without brute engine power, a rather long fuselage and lots of wing beyond the nacelles. Uses two .10s, has a great single-engine performance... "

Update 22/02/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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I built one about 12 years ago and converted it to electric and made the wing removable. It is a very stable flyer and could cruise with very little power. The attitude in the air is very scale (tail high) and very impressive. It is not a difficult build but does take time to cut the parts. The one thing I would change from the original would be to make the wing a full D-tube. I found the plan's version was a little too fragile in the outboard sections for my tastes. My version came out to about 5 lbs. flying weight and I used two 200 watt motors using two 3S 1300mah LiPo packs. With some thought, the batteries can be moved forward in the fuselage and of a size to counter the tail weight. Using more powerful motors would also be helpful. This is very much worth the effort to build. It is my understanding that these plans are the basis of several giant scale versions so the scale dimensions are very close as is the basic design.
RonFrenzl - 07/04/2017
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