Astro Bipe (oz4674)
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Astro Bipe. Radio control sports model. Fred Dunn's Astro-Bipe (fully Aerobatic). Wing span: 54in, Total wing area: 7904 sqin, Gross weight: 98 oz, Engine: Torp 45 RC.
Quote: "...other plan is the Astro Bipe by Fred Dunn. Don't remember where I got it, very rare. Even his wife did not know he had even finished it. I offered to give her the scans, but she didn't want them."
Quote: "Fred Dunn's Astro-Bipe was another newcomer which shows great promise. Although too new to be what Fred wants in the way of a model, both Dunham and Bonner who have flown it says it's a sweet baby. Certainly the inverted spins, reverse spins and other stunts that Fred put the bird thru spoke for themselves..." (from the article: "America's First National Championship Air-Model Meet" in American Modeler, Nov 1959.)
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User commentsAdded some pictures of the completed model, thanks to Jeff Green [model photo & more pics 003, 004].
Mary - 13/07/2018
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