Arsenal VG-33 (oz6492)

 

Arsenal VG-33 (oz6492) by Bob Wallace 1995 - plan thumbnail

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Arsenal VG-33. Radio control scale model fighter, for .15 power. Designed 1/12 scale RC combat event. Scale is 1/12.

Quote: "Arsenal VG-33. A World War II combat design. By Bob Wallace.

Scale R/C combat! The concept is not new, as this event has been flown for several years now, both in the United States and in Europe. Scale R/C combat's rapidly increasing popularity led to its being incorporated into the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) 1992 Competition Regulations Rule Book as a provisional event (event 704).

The basic rules are quite simple for constructing a suitable aircraft, and the costs to participate in this event are quite low. The indicated scoring process does appear to be a bit complicated. however.

Basically, any combat aircraft produced or in service from 1935 to 1955 is eligible. The model must be a 1/12 scale replica, with a plus or minus 5% deviation in scale allowed in wingspan, horizontal tail span, rudder height, fuselage length, and cross section. There are no other scale fidelity requirements.

A maximum weight of 2 kilograms, or 35.2 ounces, for single engine aircraft or 1.2 kilograms (40 ounces) for multi-engined designs is utilized. If the full-scale aircraft was powered with an in-line engine, the maximum model engine size that can be used is .15 cubic inches. A radial engine powered design may use a .20 cubic inch model engine. Virtually all model aircraft used in this new and exciting event are single engined types, with three servos (throttle, aileron, and elevator) being employed... "

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  • (oz6492)
    Arsenal VG-33
    by Bob Wallace
    from RCMplans (ref:1192)
    May 1995 
    36in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 29/03/2015
    Filesize: 762KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Balsaworkbench, theshadow

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