MI Acrobat (oz6467)


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MI Acrobat. Control line stunt biplane model.

Planfile includes full build article.

Quote: "Following the lines of the racing sportsters and military aircraft of the late 20's and early 30's, the MI Acrobat was designed to combine the romance and picturesque gadgets of these airplanes plus flyability and simplicity in handling found only in the present day 'trainer' type control line models. Rugged and very easy to build, you'll find this model a real performer.

Originally powered with the popular Drone Diesel, we also recommend installation of this power plant in your model. However, if a Drone is not available, any other engine from .29 to .65 cubic inch displacement can be used. Of course, minor alterations in the nose shape and interior (to permit installation of the ignition system) will be necessary. The center of gravity in all cases should rest approximately 1-1/2in back from the leading edge of the top wing. This CG position will be reached automatically when a Drone power plant is used. When using other engines, shift the location of the batteries until the correct balance is gained.

Start construction with the fuselage. Lay out the 1/8 sq longerons directly over the full size plans and then cement the uprights in place..."

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Update 22/11/2021: Added article, thanks to Pit.

Update 21/12/2021: Replaced this plan with a cleaned up version, thanks to rchopper56.

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MI Acrobat (oz6467) by James Noonan 1947 - model pic

  • (oz6467)
    MI Acrobat
    by James Noonan
    from Mechanix Illustrated (ref:383)
    October 1947 
    34in span
    IC C/L Biplane
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 21/03/2015
    Filesize: 1524KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke, rchopper56
    Downloads: 1642

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