Nakajima Ki-84 1A Hayate (oz5776)

 

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Nakajima Ki-84 Hayate. Radio control stand-off scale model for .60 power.

Quote: "For the statistical buff, it weighed approximately 2-1/2 tons and was powered by an Ha-45 Homare engine, also built by Nakajima, which was capable of producing nearly 2,000 horsepower. In this respect, it equaled the Pratt and Whitney R-2800 engine used in the Corsair and many other US planes. This engine was very tightly cowled behind a large spinner and was attached to a slim fuselage. Its sleek lines caught my eye and the more I read about it and examined the statistics for the Frank, the more determined I became to build a model to see if I could simulate the performance of the original.

I'm pleased to say that even my most optimistic hopes were met, if not exceeded. One thing that will strike you in looking at the plans or tha photos is the relatively small stab and elevators and the seemingly too small ailerons. (Note: for appearance only, the plans show the stab ten percent larger than the actual model as built.) While on the subject of appearance, you will see a very large dihedral is used which duplicates the original in this respect. This makes for a very stable plane but one that is, nevertheless, also very maneuverable. On the other hand, the rudder area is quite large enabling one to duplicate most pattern maneuvers, if you so desire.

My preference for scale is approximately one and one-half inches to the foot so that commercial decals and pilot are available as are instruments and a canopy. A Royal Oscar Jr canopy will do just fine as the Kl-48 Oscar was a predecessor of the Frank. The retract gear used is Goldberg although any other will do very well..."

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Update 04/06/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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Nakajima Ki-84 1A Hayate (oz5776) by Stan Hines 1977 - model pic

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    Nakajima Ki-84 1A Hayate
    by Stan Hines
    from Flying Models
    March 1977 
    54in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 12/08/2014
    Filesize: 471KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ
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