Sniffer (oz6087)


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Midwest Sniffer. Free flight power model. This is a modern CAD-redrawn plan.

Quote: "This is my attempt to create a working drawing of 'SNIFFER'. The Midwest drawing that Planeman post #751 on page 51 of this thread states that the fuselage is 20 in long and the wing area to be 135 square inches and a wing span of 29-1/2 in. The Midwest fuselage drawing measured just a little over 19 in and the wing span at 29-1/2 in and the wing area a little over 140 square inches. Also the Midwest fuselage drawing did not match the wing drawing. I believe that these were Midwest's errors, not Planeman's.

The CAD drawing presented scaled the fuselage side and top view to 20 in and reduced the wing area to 139 square inches. The fuselage wing saddle was also reworked to match the wing chord for the 'Midwest' saddle was too short.

Note: the cad drawing also includes all of the parts that are required to build a 'SNIFFER' but you may want to call it 'SNIFFER 139'. The fuselage parts came from a solid (3D).

The PDF is a 5 page file. Page 2 is the construction notes. Pages 3 and 4 are a little write up of 'Model of the Month' from December 1949 AIRTRAILS. Page 5 is an advertisement for the Midwest 'SNIFFER' also from December 1949 AIRTRAILS - $1.50"


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