Mandy (oz4722)


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Mandy. Free flight sports power model from Aeromodeller June 1964, by M Green.

Quote: "Mandy may not be curvaceous; but she's willing and obliges a patient modeller with ideal tuition into the arts of power flying. Special warp-free yet simple structure and down to earth trimming and building hints by Mike Green make Mandy a perfect sportster.

Specially commissioned by Aeromodeller from Britain's leading power contest flyer of 1963. 45 in span, for 1 - 1.5 cc. Mandy, by Mike Green.

THIS MODEL HAS been designed with the younger sports flyer in mind. It has not been the intention to break any records, but rather to provide an aeroplane of reasonable appearance, easy construction, which will give dependable performance aver a long period.

For the newcomer to the sport it must be stressed that patience in building and trimming pays off and can make the difference between failure and possession of a model which has its life measured in years. With this in mind let's run through the construction.

For the most part balsa is used, the vast bulk of which is 'medium' grade. Some tolerance is permissible but care is advised when choosing the wood.

Fuselage. We suggest tackling the bearers first. Either cut them from p]y, or use adequate sized square section hardwood - see the plan. Wrap tissue around the exhaust and air intake, and bolt the motor to the bearers. The whole assembly can then be fixed to the fuselage later..."

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