Herky (oz5549)


Herky (oz5549) by Mel Yates 1937 - plan thumbnail

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Herky. Free flight gas model.

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Herky (oz5549) by Mel Yates 1937 - model pic

  • (oz5549)
    by Mel Yates
    108in span
    IC F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 02/05/2014
    Filesize: 561KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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Hi Steve. What a Beauty... Now that is a fantastic Vintage Model... Greetings Regards,
Pascal - 13/05/2014
Hello Steve, I've made a start for the Herky [see more pics 003], this one also using electric power set-up like the Privateer. I have a build log on RC Groups, in Vintage and Old timer forum www.rcgroups.com/forums... Build-up in progress for the Herky. More news later. Best Regards
JeanSkydive - 30/11/2015
Yes correction bulkhead no:T-2 and B-2 wrong size.
anon - 02/12/2015
Hello Steve, T-2 and B-2 look over size does not fit with the fuselage for line-up with B 1 and T-1 to T-3 and B -3.., all the others look fine , so far so good. Cheers
JeanSkydive - 04/12/2015
Hello Steve, so far so good, is coming pretty nice this Herky [see more pics 004, 005].
JeanSkydive - 14/01/2016
Hello Steve, winter project come very nice, very nice line this Herky. I did one modification by adding a pilot figure and also made model perfect for electric power. Almost complete now except a few more details. I use for power a Hacker A50-12L with 6S-5000 LiPo and 18 X 8 prop. The front section and cowl is covered with 3/4 oz. fibreglass and resin. The entire airframe structure is covered with natural Solartex with Nitrade dope. The Herky empty weight comes to 11 pounds, and with battery (2 pounds) comes to 13 pounds total ready to go. Sharing some pictures with you right now [see model photo and more pics 007-009]. Best Regards
JeanSkydive - 08/02/2016
My congratulations to you Jean. This is really a great looking old bird...Good Job... Greetings from Luxembourg,
Pascal - 09/02/2016
Hello Steve, nice weather last Sunday, here are some shots in the blue sky [see more pics 009-013]. I like its transparency, fly very nice this bird with his light under camber. ratio with is large intrados leading edge, good wind penetration, ....surprise me ...Best Regards
JeanSkydive - 26/03/2016
Salut Stephane. Enfin une belle journee avec full soleil ce Dimanche , j'ai fais quelque envolees avec le Herky et le set-up termine fonctionne a merveille … et sans reproche, je vais sans doute battre le record de temps de vol realise avec le Privateer qui a ete de 48 minutes sans mettre les roues au sol., par une autre belle journee je vais essayer [see more pics 009-013]. Ciao
JeanSkydive - 26/03/2016
Bonjour Jean. It looks so gorgeous in the Air...Tout simplement formidable...Cheers
Pascal - 27/03/2016
Hello Steve, a nice video with the Herky with a camera into his wing tip, nice view ... www.youtube.com/watch
JeanSkydive - 11/10/2016
Hello Steve, I rig the Herky for the winter with a pair of skis [more pics 014-017]. Fly very nice and smooth, new powder today!! And no wind. Video clip: twww.youtube.com/watch
JeanSkydive - 03/02/2017
So beautiful.. What a wonderful piece of flying art you have made !!
Al and the Greyhounds - 10/09/2020
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