Inflammable (oz4786)

 

Inflammable (oz4786) by Don McGovern from Flying Models 1960 - plan thumbnail

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Inflammable. Free flight rubber model, also with IC powered option shown.

Quote: "Hi Steve. I recently acquired Photoshop and have started the long, exhausting climb up the learning curve. Among the first things I tried were your most excellent tutorials on cleaning up plans. Very clear, easy to follow, and instructive - thank you for those. The first victim of my efforts was a little-known model by the unlikely name of 'Inflammable', which I came across in the July 1960 issue of Flying Models. It seems that the name came about as the result of an incident involving a soldering iron and the dope-finished airframe. It must take real talent to reduce a rubber model to a small pile of ashes and a blob of molten rubber! But that model struck me as very pretty and a little different from the usual rubber powered style, in all the right ways. It's one of those rare models that just 'looks right' and as we all know, if it looks right it will very probably fly right. The plan does show an option for a small glow motor, and to me it seems perfect for electric RC. As soon as I clear my board of some of the dozen or so models I already have in various stages of completion, I'll be building a 150% (54in span) version."

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Article page, text and pic.

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Inflammable (oz4786) by Don McGovern from Flying Models 1960 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz4786)
    Inflammable
    by Don McGovern
    from Flying Models
    June 1960 
    36in span
    IC Rubber F/F Cabin
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 02/09/2013
    Filesize: 274KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: HarryD

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