Super Sport Trainer

 

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Super Sport Trainer - completed model photo

Super Sport Trainer  
by Vince Micchia
from RCMplans (ref:654)
August 1976 
33in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 14/08/2014 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=24579103&postcount=176
Outerzone planID: oz5780 | Filesize: 447KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Andrew0820

   

About this Plan

1/2A SST - Super Sport Trainer - RC pylon racer.

Quote: - "The design goal for the 1/2A SST was to obtain the flight performance in a small, economical aircraft that is usually found only in the larger, more powerful RC ships. Dozens of flights have proven that this little bird does just that. There is an impressive speed differential between powered flight and glide. Several design factors contribute to this. These are the clean lines, an efficient wing with ample area, overall light flying weight. Notably absent is the drag producing landing gear Another feature is the use of ailerons rather than rudder in a two channel ship. Besides smoother turns, ailerons allow a gretaer variety of maneouvers... "

Quote: - "The 1/2A SST was published two months before the Hornet (oz5419) - it had a thicker foam wing that was partially sheeted and also used capstrips. This allowed the foam core to be covered with the plastic films without the pebble effect. The Hornet's smaller fuselage cross section and thinner wing gave it a speed advantage."

33in span, 242 sq in area, for .049 to .051 power and 2 channels. Foam core wing. Model # pl-654. Designed by Vince Micchia. From RCM 8-76.

Update 07/03/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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