Flying Aces Stick (oz4671)

 

Flying Aces Stick (oz4671) by Bill Effinger, Thracey Petrides from Skystone - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Flying Aces Stick Gas Model. Free flight power model.

The Flying Aces Stick (oz225) was first published in the pages of Flying Aces, Sep 1936. This here is a later re-drawn plan at full size, with wingspan 60in, scaled and drawn by J Haggart.

Quote: "1936 Flying Aces Stick Gas Model. Original model coloured light blue & Orange. Fitted 'Baby Cyclone' motor. All wood balsa unless stated.

Notes: Balance model 1-1/2 in back from LE (by moving wing forward or aft) for initial test glides." On powered flight, should model turn steeply, correct by moving wing over to side requiring more lift. Move wing forward a little at a time until you get a smooth flat glide without any stalling tendency."

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Saw this electric RC version at the local field. I don't know who built it (the pilot had bought it from someone else) but the craftsmanship was impeccable [main pic].
Mark Miller - 05/10/2020
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