Cloud-Dozer - Cloud Dozer by Vince Bentley, 72in span petrol free flight model. Printed in five instalments in Model Aircraft magazine, from May through to September, 1946.
Quote: "This month brings the first instalment of the building instructions for the six-feet span duration model 'Cloud-Dozer' and we start with the wing. The ribs come first, so start by drawing out all the ribs full size, plotting them out by way of the usual methods from the ordinates given on the plan. Cut out two of each rib and half rib from 1/8in thick medium balsa sheet, with the exception of rib No 1, which should be cut from 1/4in thick hard sheet, and faced on one side with 1mm ply..."
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Update 12/06/2013: Added a supplement final part to the article pages, thanks to stormin.
Update 12/01/2018: Added further pages to article, now complete, thanks to GeoffO.
Note: Some parts of the design drawings (tail fin, etc) appear in the article file, and not in the plan file.
Update 29/05/2018: added additional article, from Aeromodeller August 1983, thanks to RFJ.
Original article pages, all 5 parts compiled together, total 11 pages. Additional Aeromodeller article.
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