Slick (oz6978)

 

Slick (oz6978) by Ted Davey from RCMplans 1995 - plan thumbnail

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Slick. Radio control motor glider for electric power.

Quote: "At last, a high performance motor glider for modelers on a budget.

The Slick has been designed for those modelers who want the performance of aileron controlled expensive composite construction models, but are reluctant to spend the extra money for that type of kit. The design is based on my experience with the S3021 airfoil in two kits that I had in production, the Vengence and the Skimmer. The Slick offers improved performance through the use of ailerons and a full flying stabilizer which contribute to its smooth, predictable high performance and a tremendous speed range.

The design features a fuselage large enough to easily accommodate up to 14-cells as well as a bottom hatch for easy pack removal. The Slick can be flown with any 05/075/15 size motor as well as larger motors for spectacular 10-cell competitive performance. The required controls are aileron, elevator, and motor with optional rudder. If you have a programmable 6-channel radio, you can also use the ailerons as aileron/flaps for approach control.

Gear reduction has not been shown on the plans because the generally higher speed of direct drive is usually more desirable with models that utilize ailerons. However, there are some in-line gear reduced motors on the market that would readily fit into the nose if this is your choice..."

Attached is Ted Davey's Slick from RCM magazine issue 10-95. The quality of RCM's preview plans really gets poor from 1992 onward.

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  • (oz6978)
    Slick
    by Ted Davey
    from RCMplans (ref:1200)
    October 1995 
    70in span
    Electric Glider R/C
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 26/08/2015
    Filesize: 501KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow

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