Great Lakes Trainer (oz6644)


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Great Lakes Trainer. Radio control scale biplane model, for .90 power.

Quote: "Hi Steve, Back in 2007, I wanted to build the the Great Lakes Trainer. I found the Great Lakes Trainer (oz415) plans drawn by Hurst Bowers for Flyline Models. The size was too small for my use (40 inch with a .25 engine). I imported the pdf file into CAD. After many hours I had a drawing file(dwg). I now could scale to the size I wanted (63.5"-.90fs engine).

It was a fun project. I now started building the front with the engine and landing gear. It look so good that I continued until I had finish the complete frame. Lots of details had to be worked out and lots of fun doing it. Flying is fun, slow and steady, but landing in a cross wind is a bit hard."

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Great Lakes Trainer (oz6644) by Joel Cimmino 2008 - model pic

  • (oz6644)
    Great Lakes Trainer
    by Joel Cimmino
    63in span
    Scale IC R/C Biplane Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 15/05/2015
    Filesize: 330KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap • CADfile
    Credit*: JoelCimmino

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