Uplift

 

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Uplift  
by Chris Olsen
from Model Aircraft
November 1964 
66in span
Tags: IC R/C LowWing
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 09/10/2014
Outerzone planID: oz6027 | Filesize: 579KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: MikeJones

   

About this Plan

Uplift - Low wing multi design.

Quote: - "Parallel chord wings are used for their simplicity and ease of duplication. Although tapered wings look nicer, at the moment they appear to have no particular advantage for multi-stunt flying and I have a wing jig for making 66in x 12in x 15 per cent wings. Conventional ailerons are used as I do not particularly like the action of strip ailerons, nor an I convinced that they are a lot easier to build than the type used here. The wing section started life as NACA 0015, but this presented difficulties in spinning due to excess stability, so a bit was carved off the template to make a shaper entry at the leading edge..."

Presented in part 1 of article from November 1964 Model Aircraft. Wing span 66in for a 49-61 engine.

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Hi Steve, I was reading the February, 1965 issue of RCM Magazine. In the Plans Service advertisement was an "Uplift" with the same designer, span, and power as listed here. So, I suspect this plan was sold in the USA through RCM Plans/Hobby House Service. There, the plan had the serial number 145. I will be searching for the plan here, in the USA; but, I thought to make a note here, for historical purposes.
DavidTerrell - 03/10/2016
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