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Javalaero - Radio control powered glider, for Cox .020 engine.
Quote: "We are proud to present Ted Strader's 'Javalaero', a 48in span .020 powered sailplane for the Ace Commander pulse system. Weighing in at 11 to 12 ounces, this sucessor to the Nomad (oz6264) is quick to build and easy to fly, and will provide you with hundreds of hours of relaxed flying pleasure. We predict it will eventually become as popular as its famous predecessor.
The Javalaero should present no insurmountable stumbling blocks, even to the newer R/C enthusiasts in our midst. Built in the sequence outlined, and with the application of a reasonable amount of care, sandpaper and cement, you should wind up with a consistent performer. One thing to bear in mind, however, and that is to keep dirt out of your engine, and stay away from tall, healthy, unyielding trees - especially downwind.
Let's begin with the fuselage, the contruction of which centers around a main crutch cut from 1/8 in sheet. You will notice all lines are straight; therefore an accurate straight edge will come in handy. Location and carefull cutting of the six tabs on either side of the crutch are important. Also note the tab at the very fornt of the crutch which lines up with the corresponding hole in bilkhead number one.
The 1/16 sheet sides can be of fromone to four pieces, depending on your prowess as a builder. I made each of mine from two which were the piece from No.1 and No.3 and the piece from No.3 back to the tail..."
Hi Steve - Here is Ted Strader's Javal Aero from RCM magazine issue 05-73.
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User commentsThere is a Javalaero build thread by GeeW at http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2314159 Hi Steve, Thought I would post this one to you to help fill up the space left by the MB plans..... (c; Was helped greatly by RFJ, Circlip and Thermaler on RCG getting these. I have started a build thread Best Regards and many thanks for all your effort on OZ.
SteveWMD - 08/01/2015
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