Sporty Ace


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Sporty Ace  
by Chuck Cunningham
from RCMplans (ref:752)
February 1979 
48in span
Tags: IC R/C Biplane
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 08/04/2015 at:
Outerzone planID: oz6547 | Filesize: 912KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Balsaworkbench, theshadow


About this Plan

Sporty Ace - Radio control sport biplane model. Smaller version of the Lazy Ace, for .40 power. Scanning by Don at EAC, cleanup by theshadow.

Quote: - "If you're a bipe lover and don't want to build a large one, the Sporty Ace is a must. Designed around a .40, it has both appeal and ability. Try it and you'll like it ... as you may be able to recognise, the Sporty Ace is a first cousin to the Lazy Ace (oz5008) the SA has a semi-symmetrical airfoil, but retains the slightly lifting stab of the Lazy Ace, Miss Texas and Lucky lady series of designs. Her handling is the same on take off and landing ...the wing area is generous for a .40, 700 square inches, and the weight is low, only 4-3/4 pounds covered with Super Monokote, which gives her a wing loading of 15.6 ounces per square foot..."

Update 07/03/2017: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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