Rivets (oz5005)

 

Rivets (oz5005) by Chuck Cunningham, Dick Sonheim from RCMplans 1968 - plan thumbnail

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Rivets. Scale pylon racer model for radio control. Quarter midget racer.

Quote: "In the June issue RCM presented the new Quarter Midget racing class and the proposed rules by Chuck Cunningham. This month we are presenting the Rivets Quarter Midget designed around these new rules. We chose the Rivets because of its unusual design and appearance. In addition, the Rivets has been very successful in the racing circuit in the last few years with Joe Foster and his Rivets walking away with a truckload of hardware in the 450 class.

Several advantages of the Quarter Midget are apparent from its small size: it can be built rather easily and quickly and can be transported without taking the wings off the air-plane every time you want to move it. In fact, it will almost fit in the glove compartment of your car! The Quarter Midgets can be flown from a much smaller field and, in fact, if there is a lack of a good smooth runway, it may be hand launched and then landed in the grass at the end of the race.

Start construction with the wing, using 16 x 12 x 36 in sheet for the bottom panel. Lay out the two bottom wing panels using the outline from the plans. The wings are built up directly on the bottom panels, so be sure to pin them down securely on a flat surface. Cut out the landing gear block and epoxy three 4-40 blind nuts in each..."

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Rivets (oz5005) by Chuck Cunningham, Dick Sonheim from RCMplans 1968 - model pic

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  • (oz5005)
    Rivets
    by Chuck Cunningham, Dick Sonheim
    from RCMplans (ref:366)
    December 1968 
    36in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Racer Civil
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 04/11/2013
    Filesize: 464KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JoeHayes

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