Revenger (oz4921)

 

Revenger (oz4921) by Dick Russ from RCMplans 1978 - plan thumbnail

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Revenger. RC Pattern plane for .61 power.

Quote: "Revenger is the newest and sleekest design to be offered to the modeler in years. One of the unique features of the Revenger is its laminar airfoil wing. The laminar airfoil provides the modeler with a wing that few model designers attempt to use. Literally years of testing and development has resulted in a design that will take a back seat to none.

As with any scratch-built airplane, one of the biggest tasks is preparing the parts for assembly. I have found that two sets of plans (one for templates and one for building) will save hours of work in the long run. I would suggest making templates from chrome-cote card stock which can be found at most of the large stationary supply stores.

Cut the parts from the drawing slightly oversize and spray with 3-M-77 adhesive spray and bond to card stock. When dry (just a few minutes), trim to final cut size. A parts list has been provided as an aid in preparing your parts for assembly. I have broken down the assembly into major components, ie fuselage, wing, empennage, etc. This will enable you to jump around during build up. Throughout build up, the writer will assume you are using templates.

Fuselage. Cut two matching sides from 3/16 x 4 x 48 in medium hard balsa, using the fuselage template as a guide. Be sure to cut the front edge (firewall) for 2 degrees down thrust. Measure back (from firewall end) 3/8 in and draw a line parallel to edge, cut two top stringers 1/4 x 1/2 in and glue to top of fuselage sides(s) using Wilhold Aliphatic Glue..."

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Update 13/07/2018: Replaced this plan with amended version, now adjusted CG markers, as per comment.

Update 30/10/2019: Added 2nd article 'Revenger, Modernising a Retro' from RC Model World, January 2014, thanks to RFJ.

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Article.
Article 2 (RCMW, 2014).
Previous scan version.

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Revenger (oz4921) by Dick Russ from RCMplans 1978 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz4921)
    Revenger
    by Dick Russ
    from RCMplans (ref:727)
    May 1978 
    70in span
    IC R/C LowWing
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 12/10/2013
    Filesize: 651KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JoeHayes

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User comments

As the designer of the Revenger I wish to have you make a change to the plans. There was a CG change that did not get incorporated before the plans became available. Please make the correction before you [release] any more plans. The aft CG should be deleted. A new forward CG symbol should placed forward of the existing forward CG on the same line as the Number 2 bulkhead. The original forward CG now becomes the aft CG... Dick Russ, Designer of the Revenger.
DickRuss - 13/07/2018
Thanks. This is done now.
SteveWMD - 13/07/2018
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