So-Long (oz5358)


So-Long (oz5358) by Bill Englehardt 1941 - plan thumbnail

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So-Long. Free flight gas model. The Class B Open winner at the 1940 Nationals. Classic design. Original article and drawings from Air Trails, Jan 1941. Note this is not a full size plan, this is a scan of the original magazine pages as printed in 1941, so it includes layout drawings that will need to be scaled up along with some full-size template drawings.

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So-Long (oz5358) by Bill Englehardt 1941 - model pic

  • (oz5358)
    by Bill Englehardt
    from Air Trails
    January 1941 
    50in span
    IC F/F Cabin
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 24/02/2014
    Filesize: 848KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: BillW
    Downloads: 2319

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The 50 inch So-Long is, by far, the most common model of that name. However, there was a 54 inch version that was also flown in 1940. For years, it was assumed that it was either a scaled up 50 inch So-Long or a 50 inch So-Long with an extended wing. When the original was discovered, and plans were drawn up from the model, it was discovered that it was neither and it had some subtle differences from the 50" model in all aspects. The plan can be found here:
Tom - 20/10/2021
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