Sportster Bipe

 

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Sportster Bipe  
by Don Anderson
from Great Planes
46in span
Tags: IC R/C Biplane
formers unchecked


This plan was found online 26/05/2015 at: http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showpost.php?p=954394&postcount=149
Outerzone planID: oz6672 | Filesize: 1132KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: pd1

   

About this Plan

Sportster Bipe - Radio control sport model. Discontinued kit.

Quote: - "This one is sort of like a scaled down Aeromaster. Sportster Bipe 40 been out of production for years. Would hate to see the design lost to time."

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I built one of these back around 1990 and powered it with an OS 48 Surpass 4 stroke. This seemed like an ideal power plant giving plenty of performance (though not compared to today's 3D style of flying of course) and the CG was perfect with no additional trim ballast required. The Sportster Bipe is a beautiful flying aircraft that is quite stable and easy to land yet can be tossed around to give a nice aerobatic performance and being a biplane it looks larger in the air than it actually is. It's a real pity that Great Planes discontinued the model. Definitely worth the effort of scratch building if you want one.
SteveC - 13/09/2017
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