North American F-82 Twin Mustang (oz544)
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Twin Mustang F-82. Control line scale twin model, from Air Trails. The original used 2 x glow plug O&R 23's for power.
Quote: "Been seeking a good twin engine model? Have you wanted to try your hand with a fighter? Well, gather up the glue and sticks brother - here's a project to keep you busy for a while. Difficult? Not too much. Slab sided body, wing a la Fireball.
Model is scaled 3/4in to the foot directly from factory 3-view drawings. All up weight of the original model was 44oz giving a wing loading of 18.5oz/100 sq in.
Power was two glow-plugged O&R 23's swinging 9x6 TopFlite props. O&R 29's or K&B 29's or 32's can be used with minor modfications on the nose section. The original ship had a slightly larger tank on the left engine and the right engine was started first to insure its stopping first. Excellent control resulted with only the left engine running.
The long nose moment arm makes for fairly nose-heavy trim if larger engines are installed. So it may be necessary to add weight to the tail. Balance as shown... "
Update 11/10/2016: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy also now at correct scale, thanks to JJ.
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North American F-82 Twin Mustang
by S Cal Smith
from Air Trails Annual
Scale IC C/L LowWing Multi Military Fighter
all formers complete :)
got article :)
Found online 20/04/2011 at:
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Credit*: Planeman, JJ
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