30s Sportplane


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30s Sportplane  
by Paul Denson
from RCMplans (ref:711)
December 1977 
58in span
Tags: IC R/C Parasol
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 24/06/2015 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=31965435&postcount=4798
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About this Plan

30's Sportplane - Radio control model. '30s style parasol sportster by Paul Denson, plan #711, December 1977.

Quote: - "If your favourite time in aviation goes back to the golden era of home-builts, this vintage type, three channel sport trainer for .19 to .25 engines is for you ...I knew I wanted it to look like a cross between a Longster, a Heath Parasol, and a Corben Baby Ace, which weas by the way a modification of the 1929 Heath Parasol. Probably, it loks more like the American Eagle Eaglet than any other one. I drew what I wanted and let the engine determine the size ...another thing of importance to me was that it flies scale speed which is sloooow. I want a plane with which I can relax, this is it. I have flown it the full length of the field, about 4 feet off the ground, using throttle only to maintain that altitude. I am sure the speed never exceeded 10 mph. It is a docile, sporty plane that can be flown from a small field by the newest beginner."

Update 11/11/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

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