Miss America (oz5645)

 

Miss America (oz5645) by Frank Zaic, Joe Wagner from Scientific 1936 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Miss America. Free flight gas model. The Scientific 'Miss America' kit, first published in 1936.

This here is a later faithfully redrawn plan, drafted by Joe Wagner in 1964.

Quote: "Misc Draftsman's notes regarding this plan.

1. Except as noted below, this plan is an exact reconstruction of the original Scientific 'Miss America' kit design of 1936. Data sources were as follows:

(A) Pieces of original plan - about 1/3 of drawing intact.
(B) Frank Ziac's 1937 Yearbook.
(C) 1937 Scientific catalogue.
(D) July 1936 issue, MAN (P29).
(E) Personal interview with Fraink Zaic (the original designer) July 1964.
(F) Personal correspondence with John Frisoli of Scientific.

2. Five months of research have gone into this plan; it is as authentic as it can be made, bearing in mind that a complete copy of the original plan is not available, and that the primary purpose is to provide you with a drawing from which a practical flying model can be made. No changes have been made which will alter the size, shape or appearance of the model in any way.

3. Revision to the engine mounting system has been made, the original motor mounts were very flimsy..."

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Supplementary file notes

Scientific ad from MAN, July 1936, p29.

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Hello, I send you more photos of my Miss America [more pics 004-006].
NĂ©stor - 17/08/2019
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