DH.82A Tiger Moth (oz635)


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DeHavilland DH-82A Tiger Moth. 24in FF Scale for .049 power by H.J. Towner.


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Do you know when this plan was first shown, maybe in Aero Modeller? Seems to be some confusion over the size of all the wing ribs and the plan width of the wings. No sizes are given for many of the LE, TE and spars. The rear spar looks to be too high to fit onto the ribs, and why are they notched?
jack - 07/04/2021
I believe that AM published a larger [50 inch] version of Mr. Towner's design see: DH Tiger Moth (oz2662). I do not believe they published this one, of which I have an original dye line print. I have checked it against this scan and, apart from some distortion of the wing ribs in the scan, the scan matches the dimensions of the original. I think the spars are notched to interlock with the ribs, but I would agree that there is drafting error regarding the thickness of the rear wing spar. I have not built it, so I cannot comment on its airworthiness.
G - 18/07/2021
The 50" version was published in Aeromodeller in 1971. This version was sold via the Aeromodeller classified ads by "Authentic Scale" which was his daughter I believe.
Mike Hollamby - 19/07/2021
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