Retracting Gear Airliner (oz5439)


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Retracting Gear Airliner, The Special, Pandemonium Airlines (frankly I am not sure by what title exactly this plan is best known). Control line twin-engined model, with clockwork retracting gear.

Quote: "With twin Cub .19's turning 7in diameter four-bladed props, Pandemonium Airways flight 62 makes a fast half circle, then is airborne. She levels off at ten feet; flaps fade back into the wing, the nose wheel swings back and the main gear folds inboard. The well covers seat flush and the ship hits top speed. The special, an unconventional airliner, gives the passengers a few thrills by performing a series of loops and wingovers - for good measure she covers part of the route inverted. She turns right-side-up in time to lower wheels and flaps for a touch-and-go landing or two, then hauls them back in until landing time..."

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Retracting Gear Airliner (oz5439) by Keith Laumer 1961 - model pic

  • (oz5439)
    Retracting Gear Airliner
    by Keith Laumer
    from American Modeler
    May 1961 
    38in span
    IC C/L Multi
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 24/03/2014
    Filesize: 660KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: pit

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