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Avenger. Radio control sport model for .60 power.
Quote: "AVENGER. A good looking Sunday sport airplane that is simple to build and fly, but will excite novice or expert by its exceptional capabilities as an aileron trainer or a novice pattern ship.
To design and build an airplane that is both eye appealing and flies well has always been a dream of mine. Well, one day I decided to do something about it. Chuck Cunningham's articles in the May, June and July 1979 issues of RCM, plus my formal aeronautical training, was an invaluable aid when I started to put some sketches on paper. Basically, I wanted a military looking aircraft because I have always had a soft spot for postwar military but found fan jets in models too complicated and hard on the pocketbook.
By trying different construction methods, I finally settled on one that I think is simple enough in its construction for most builders to succeed with. The aircraft is an excellent flier which will excite novice or expert alike. It does nice crisp aerobatics without the high speed that a lot of pattern ships have, yet floats in just like a trainer with no tendency to tip stall in the low speed range. I feel this would make an excellent novice pattern ship or a good aileron trainer. Now that I have your adrenalin flowing let's start construction.
Fuselage: Okay, start by taking two sheets of 3/16 x 4 in x 48 in balsa and cut out two fuselage sides. From the remaining scrap, cut out wing saddle doublers and glue the doublers to the sides. Remember to make a left and right side. While that is drying, cut bulkheads #2 and #3 from 1/8 plywood. Next, cut the firewall, wing hold-down blocks, and landing gear block. I usually construct these from two layers of 1/8 plywood, epoxied together with one running cross grain to the other for strength. However, you may use 1/4 in ply if desired. Next glue 1/16" plywood doublers for the landing gear block to the fuselage..."
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