Short Seamew (oz665)
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Short Seamew. Scale RC single channel model of the British anti-submarine plane. Power 1.5 to 2.0 cc.
Quote: "In selecting a full-size type for flying scale, the Short Seamew is a natural, in that it offers all that a scale model requires for stability without 'cooking' tail areas, undercarriage or dihedral in ant way. Such is the layout of the full size aircraft, that it may be scaled down faithfully and still fulfil the scale - or sport - flier's requirements. It has a wide-track, leggy undercarriage, flat fuselage sides, mid-wing with tip dihedral, generous tailplane and fin areas, plus ample fuselage cross-section for radio installation. The smooth, clean lines of the Seamew also lend themselves to rugged constructional design, making this model virtually prang-proof, and it will see even the average builder through a few seasons' scale flying.
Construction. Fuselage: Start by building the 1/2 x 3/16 crutch flat on the plan, with 1/2 x 1/8 spacers, followed by fuselage formers 1 to 8. Ensure that the rudder post (9) is square to the basic crutch, as this determines the trueness - or otherwise! - of the fin. Make up the wing box and cement it between formers 4 and 5, with 1/8 sq. member in front to tilt the box for the requisite wing incidence..."
Update 10/06/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.
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by Stan Cole
from Radio Modeller
Scale IC R/C Military
all formers complete :)
got article :)
Found online 21/04/2011 at:
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User commentsThis would be ideal for electric conversion. Some help on this subject would be appreciated. Your plan service is superb and have thanks for that.
john - 02/07/2021
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