Olympic 650


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Olympic 650  
by Lee Renaud
from RCMplans (ref:845)
72in span
Tags: Glider R/C
all formers complete :)

This plan was found online 14/10/2014 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=29680397&postcount=898
Outerzone planID: oz6040 | Filesize: 1141KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Thermaler, Don


About this Plan

Olympic 650 - Radio control glider. R/C trainer. Published by RCM, also kitted by Airtronics.

Quote: - "The Olympic 650 is a high performance sailplane featuring easy assembly and convenient size. The design was developed with the novice in mind, with a simple to build and rugged structure and forgiving characteristics. The Olypic 650 is quite stable and is recommended for those with no experience with R/C models..."

Update 08/08/2016: Replaced this plan with a better version which includes missing 2nd sheet showing formers, thanks to Don.

Supplementary files

Scan of formers. Also, build manual (from Airtronics) text and pics, 10 pages complete.


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User comments

The Olympic 650 features in Al Doig's 'Sailplane and Soaring Manual', available on the companion RCLibrary site: http://www.rclibrary.co.uk/title_details.asp?ID=1062
Marty - 17/11/2015
Good point. I never really registered this. The book is a completely not to say astonishingly detailed manual for the Olympic 650 containing about 60 pages (including many photos) on how to build, cover and set up this model. Includes everything down to itemised list of materials. Also alternative power setups. Then onto flight theory.
SteveWMD - 08/08/2016
Hey Steve, Here are a few pics of the Olympic 650 I've recently completed [see morepics 007-009]. Thanks for a great website!
MikeB - 26/08/2016
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