Snootie oz49

 

Snootie - plan thumbnail image

Snootie - completed model photo

This plan was found online 31/03/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1265873&page=126
Outerzone planID: oz49 | Filesize: 550KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Planeman (Rufus Carswell)

   

About this Plan

Snootie. Free flight cabin model by Paul Plecan from Oct 1946 Mechanix Illustrated. Wing area 215 sq in.

Quote: "A realistic, super performing class A gas model designed especially for the Arden .099 engine.

SNOOTIE will satisfy the most avid contest fan as well as the average model enthusiast. Designed and built especially for the hot Arden .099 engine, Snootie is both good looking and a potential contest winner - a combination rarely found at any field today. What's more, the job is easy on the budget and can be built in a hurry, due to the planned simplicity of the design.

It will be noted that the model incorporates five degrees of down-thrust in the engine - a precaution against stalling under power. Most models wind up with down-thrust after a few test flights so we figured, in view of the terrific power the Arden packed, down-thrust would be necessary to obtain a high rate of climb without worrying about looping.

Before starting actual construction, enlarge the plans to full size or else contact. the MI Reader Plan Service for actual size drawings.

FUSELAGE CONSTRUCTION: Using medium stock, assemble two sides of the fuselage directly over the plans. Note that small gussets are employed in certain areas where extra strength is needed. Once the cement is dry, remove the sides and split apart with a razor blade. The two sides can now be pinned down to the bench so the nose sections between F-2 and F-6 are 1-3/4in apart. Cement the forward cross braces in place..."

Update 15/01/2019: Added PDFvector plan tracing, thanks to hogal.

Supplementary files

Article, thanks to AugustaWest.
PDFvector plan tracing.

Corrections?

Did we get something wrong with this plan? That happens sometimes. Help us make a correction

 

oz49 datafile

Snootie  
by Paul Plecan
from Mechanix Illustrated
October 1946 
40in span
Tags: IC F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)
got article :)

 

003.jpg
003.jpg
004.jpg
004.jpg

Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for this page? Then email admin@outerzone.co.uk

User comments

No comments yet for this plan. Got something to say about this one? Click here to Add a comment

 

 

Notes

* Credit field

The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.

Scaling

This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.

 

Terms of Use

© Outerzone, 2011-2018.

All content is free to download for personal use.

For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.

Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.