Big Lift (oz4923)
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Big Lift. Radio control model. Large model for glider towing. Discontinued kit from Multiplex.
Quote: "The Multiplex Big Lift is a hard-working 'workhorse' aeroplane which has earned immense popularity throughout the world because of its versatility, its robust structure, and its good-natured handling. Big Lift makes the perfect trainer, an ideal glider tug, a capacious parachute dropping platform, and is also hard to beat as a pleasant mannered powered model for a gentle Sunday afternoon."
Quote: "Notes: The print size of the sheet files is 102 x 72 cm. / 40.158 x 28,348 inch. The print size of the manual and 'ribs outer wing' file is A4 / 29.7 x 21 cm. / 8,263 x 11,68 inch. The building manual tells to build the outer wing parts separately and glue them to the root wing parts. Of course it's more wise to build each wing as one part with spars running from root to tip. The 5 mm. bottom plate of the fuselage is very thick... 3 mm. is enough. The Big Lift flies fine with a .60 / 10 cc two-stroke or a .80 / 13 cc fourstroke engine, at a weight of 6 kg. When the Big Lift will be used for towing gliders, a bigger engine should be mounted. Suggested throws: elevator = 25 mm or 18°. Rudder = 30mm or 20°. + 40% exponential."
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Update 19/10/2013: Added supplement plan sheet for Huckepack glider tow mount/release.
Supplementary file notes
Additional plan sheet for Huckepack glider tow mount/release.
Manual, build instructions in German, English and French. Parts list. Also includes detailed drawings and description showing aileron/flap mod.
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