FSW-3 - plan thumbnail image

FSW-3 - completed model photo

by Don Sobbe
from RCMplans (ref:985)
February 1987 
41in span
Tags: IC R/C LowWing
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 01/09/2014
Outerzone planID: oz5835 | Filesize: 949KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: michaelpr


About this Plan

FSW-3 - Sport model for .40 power.

Quote: "WE can leave it up to designer Don Sobbe to give us something different. This forward swept wing model will get you all the attention you want and some great flying..." Hello, Here is a set of plans from Radio Control Modeler or RCM for a .40 size: Forward swept wing RC Model.

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Supplementary files

Article pages, text and pics, thanks to AugustaWest.


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User comments

I built this plane when the plans came out in 1987. It came out pretty heavy and flew OK but nothing spectacular for a 40 size airplane. The slow speed capabilities were excellent though and it would hardly stall. The best thing was the looks I’d get from other modelers. I think they thought I’d totally lost it.
sam - 26/10/2015
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