Nova (oz5582)


Nova (oz5582) from Aeroflyte - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Aeroflyte Nova. Radio control sport parasol model.

Quote: "The Nova-kit No. 165 was designed as a fun aircraft, giving relaxed sport flying with three channel radio and powered by a 15 size RC engine. Extra credit must go to JEM for his beautifully put together CAD drawn full size detail parts list. And a big thank you to DECCA for his trust in loaning me the plan and instruction booklet for scanning purposes. Another one to enjoy."

Update 29/05/2018: added kit review from RCM&E, December 1985, thanks to RFJ.

Update 26/08/2019: Added further kit review from November 1985, R/C Model World, thanks to RFJ.

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Instructions: full build manual, 8 pages.
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Hi All, I'm building a Nova for Oily Hand 2020 next year at Cowra MAC, Australia. I've just started to build from this plan and I've found an issue with the template page. The fuselage side is not a close match with the plan, the top edge is drawn straight and the plan has two kinks. Easy to miss. One behind the cabin and the other at the start of the tailplane. I noticed it when I measured the geometric decalage, wing to tail, with the intent of replacing the flat bottom airfoil for a better one. Use the main plan for the fuselage sides rather than the template. Hope this helps, Jeff.
Jeff Poulsen - 15/11/2019
Thanks Jeff, Very helpful.
This was my first build back in the late '70s in Port Lincoln, Sth. Australia.
I'm about to start a second over 40 years later!
Mark M - 13/06/2020
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