Douglas O-46A

 

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Douglas O-46A  
by Doug McHard
from Aeromodeller
1953 
34in span
Tags: Scale Rubber F/F Parasol Military
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 17/11/2014
Outerzone planID: oz6136 | Filesize: 1425KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: DavePentland, hogal

   

About this Plan

Douglas O-46A - Free flight scale model for rubber power. JD McHard's super-scale Douglas O-46A. Scale is 1/16.

Quote: - "Rubber flying scale models are rare birds these days, but there is a certain satisfaction in knowing that the motor will start first time and having started, will flap the prop over silently. Then to see the model soar effortlessly into the air with no exhaust and diesel oil ruining that smart paint job!
The O-46A was selected as a prototype for several reasons. The fusleage is long, giving reasonable distance between motor hooks. The tailplane is of such a size as to need litle enlargement to produce a stable machine. The position of the wing is perfect for satisfactory performance and the fixings are very adaptable to knock-off mountings..."

Hi Steve, I was just checking your site for Douglas O-46 plans and realized I had a scan you did not. So here you go.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 10/08/2017: Added PDFvector plan tracing, also article pages, thanks to hogal.

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