Hi Climber - rubber sport model.
Quote: "Here's a little cutie that really flies! It builds quickly and has almost no critical dimensions. It's designed like a contest model. And it flies like one! Plans are full size as they appear in this magazine. A few suggestions will help you get best results. Make sure you use stiff; warp-free wood for the wings and tail parts. The propeller and wheels, along with wire parts may be had from the local hobby shop, or from some ready-to-fly models costing about 25c. Any plastic prop near 5-1/2 inches in diameter will do. They are easy to find.
Study the pictures, tool list and materials list carefully before you start. Putting maximum winds to the motor by stretch winding will take some help from a friend, but flights will be about twice as long if you use a mechanical winder, or a hand drill with a hook in it. If you use a hand drill, put a slight bend in the hook where it fits inside the drill and get it tightened well so it won't pull out and cause an accident to your helper or the Hi-Climber... "
Quote: "Hi Steve - Here is Stu Richmond's Hi Climber from American Aircraft Modeler magazine issue 12-68. I kept the resolution up a bit for clarity. This is a great 'how to' build for a young first time modeler."
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Update 07/11/2017: added complete article, thanks to RFJ.
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