Monocoupe Model 110 (oz4813)
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Monocoupe Model 110. Rubber scale model. Note this is not a full-size plan, this is a scan of the original magazine pages as printed, with drawing of model at 1/4 full size.
Quote: "This is a true flying scale model of neat appearance and good flying ability. This model is a perfect scale model of the Monocoupe 110 and was built and designed from plans furnished to the Model Department by the Monocoupe Corporation.
THE general specifications of the large machine are as follows: Warner Scarab Engine, seven cylinder, 110 horsepower; weight of large empty machine, 1,031 pounds; wing section, Clark Y; Dihedral, 1 degree; and angle of incidence 0 degree.
The propeller diameter is 84 inches. The wing span of the large machine is 32 feet; body length overall 20 feet 4 inches; chord 5 feet; stabilizer width 8 feet six inches; stabilizer depth 3 feet 3-1/2 inches; rudder height 4 feet 1/2 inch; fin depth 1 foot 11 inches and rudder depth 2 feet, 4-1/2 inches.
The completed 22 inch model weighs ready for flight, a trifle less than 3/4 ounce.
The entire wing is built up in one piece and is split at the middle with the dihedral added at each wing tip. The windows are put in and the entire wing is covered and cemented on top of the fuselage in the final assembly.
All the ribs are cut to conform to the Clark Y section which is flat on the bottom. Ailerons are shown as separate units made movable by attaching with a soft piece of wire. Attach the aileron at two points and cement the wires securely. The small pieces of wire should be attached along the side of a rib. It is not necessary that the controls in the model be made movable.
The wing tips are bent bamboo and these ends continue around and are a part of the aileron. Before putting the wing tips in place, cement the two spars for the ailerons on their position and continue the wing tip and allow to dry. Then cut the complete aileron out of the wing.
The spar in the aileron should be approximately 1/8 inch thick, and the face is rounded which allows movement of the aileron without binding. Two spars are used on the lower side of the wing and are cut to conform to the upward curve..."
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