Super Hots 60 (oz6021)

 

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Midwest Super Hots 60. RC sport fun fly model.

Discontinued kit from Midwest.

Note the original Hots (oz4581) design was first kitted by Midwest in 1985. This here is a later, larger version for .60 engines.

Quote: "The 'Super Hots' was designed by Dan Santich and first appeared as a construction article in the February 1986 issue of Model Airplane News as a one piece, quickly built, high performance Fun-Fly model.

Midwest Products has re-engineered the design to include a removable wing, which makes this version of the Super Hots easier to build and transport. Also the airframe has been strengthened to provide you with a model that will give many hours of enjoyment. The structure has been designed so that you can build most of this model using cyanoacrylate (super glue type) adhesives..."

Quote: "The Super Hots is a high-performance model. With a hot schnuerle ported .60cc engine, it is capable of taking off in less than 10 feet. It can climb vertically out of sight and is capable of knife-edge loops with the recommended CG and rudder throws. Even with this kind of performance, the model is very stable and predictable; and is easy to fly. The glide ratio is quite high and the model has a very flat glide. For this reason we recommend that you set the engine idle as lean as possible in order to land. The thick wing is resistant to stalling and landings can be made at very low airspeeds."

Midwest kit #157. Planfile includes 5 sheets of hand-traced formers.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 23/01/2018: added more recent version of manual, thanks to Dries.

Update 23/06/2018: added kit review from R/C Model World, June 1989, thanks to RFJ.

Supplementary file notes

Manual, text and illustrations, complete 32 pages.
Kit review.

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Super Hots 60 - completed model photo

Datafile:
  • (oz6021)
    Super Hots 60
    by Dan Santich
    from Midwest (ref:157)
    1986 
    54in span
    Tags: IC R/C LowWing
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 04/10/2014
    Filesize: 1655KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Rocko

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User comments

Hi Steve! I've attached a picture of the completed Super Hots. This is the kit that the tracings were made from and plans scanned from. Thanks for keeping a great resource!
AndrewGadsden - 08/07/2015
Hello, I found this manual somewhere online and it seems a little more recent than the current OZ one [see suppl. file].
Dries - 23/01/2018
Super_Hots_60_oz6021_manual_v2.pdf will not open or download
Bob R. - 05/08/2019
Ah, thanks. OK have got that now. Fixed.
SteveWMD - 05/08/2019
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  • Plan File Filesize: 1655KB Filename: Super_Hots_60_oz6021.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 23684KB Filename: Super_Hots_60_oz6021_manual_v2.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1947KB Filename: Super_Hots_60_oz6021_review.pdf
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