Ultimate 10-300 (oz5496)
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Ultimate 10-300. Radio control scale model for K&B .65 power. Wingspan 54in, area 980sq in, weight 8lb.
Quote: "When Gordon Price is not competing at the World Championships or other full-size aerobatic events, you might find him judging pattern at the Tournament of Champions. Gordon knows high-performance aerobatic airplanes. Feeling that the present crop of competition biplanes could not fully utilize the capabilities of his Ultimate wings he set out to design his own state-of-the-art biplane. With the top model designers he conceived the Ultimate Biplane, at first the 100, then 200, then finally the 300 hp model 10 DASH 300S.
CGP is proud and excited to release Gordon's state-of-the-art biplane as an easy-to-build/exciting-to-fly 'typical' Goldberg kit. We kept the generous moments Gordon designed into the full-size Ultimate for its outstanding performance as he demonstrated at the World Championships. The model outline is quite close to scale with minor changes to improve flying characteristics.
The kit is designed around the proven 'slot-tab' method of construction, so you will find this the 'Ultimately-easiest' biplane to build. Simple built-in fixtures assure warp-free wing assembly. All screws, hardware (including glass-filled engine mounts) etc are included to finish the airframe.
Formed bolt together aluminum cabanes deliver precise 'hassle-free' wing alignment. Full-size plans, and clearly photographed instructions guide you through every step. Also furnished are rugged molded Cowl, Canopy, and wheel pants and two large sheets of full-color decals for the finishing touches of your Ultimate model..."
Discontinued kit from Carl Goldberg Models ref K-53.
The manual is available for download from the Great Planes site at http://greatplanes.com/manuals/discontinued.php
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Update 05/06/2018: added kit review from RCM&E, April 1992, thanks to RFJ.
Update 17/03/2019: Added instructions.
Update 23/09/2019: Added 2nd kit review from Flying Models, December 1991, thanks to RFJ.
Update 29/06/2020: Added hand traced parts file(s), thanks to Elias Romero.
Quote: "Good day, Attached you can find plans and traces of formers and ribs for the Carl Goldberg Ultimate Biplane. These files were shared today on FB group 'Balsa Model Aircraft Builders Association' by user Matt Newman, who posted: '... some time ago there was an effort we did on RCUniverse to document and produce a complete set of plans for the CG Ultimate. This includes formers and templates for all the die cut parts'.
He mentions he can take only partial credit since there were several persons involved. So, here are the files. Plans already in OZ have better resolution than the ones attached. I just wanted to include the whole package. Regards,"
Supplementary file notes
Instructions, 47 pages complete.
Parts file 1.
Parts file 2.
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User commentsOn the plan, it misses the frames of the fuselage.
anon - 17/03/2019
Have added the manual, which on page 4 includes a parts identification sheet. So that might be some help. But no, the fuselage formers are not shown on the plan.
SteveWMD - 17/03/2019
Like most Goldberg kits you have a top and side view to take measurements and make formers.
5695Q - 17/03/2019
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