Hi-Fly. Free flight power sport model. For OK .049 engine.
Quote: "You may have seen ships cimb fast, but never as fast as this one!Build thei contest model tofay and start piling up the hardware! The Hi-Fly, by Danial Mass.
The average model builder living in a big city is probably in the same boat as we are - able to go flying but once a week (weather permitting), and having to travel many miles to the nearest flying field, which is slowly but surely getting smaller. Under these conditions we need a plane which is dependable as well as good performing.
Having surveyed all types of planes we decided 1/2A was the answer to our problems. After experimenting with several jobs, we designed the Hi-Fly. It has all the features of simplicity, ruggedness, and dependability, combined with amazing performance.
The Hi-Fly is very stable under power and in the glide. It climbs straight up in a right spiral and glides in wide left circles. Materials needed for building the ship can be purchased for around the price of a movie ticket and the building time required is but a few evenings.
The fuselage is started by laying out the 1/8 in square balsa crutch. While this is drying, cut formers B to J out of 1/16 medium balsa. Formers A and B-1 are cut from 1/16 plywood. When the crutch is dry, pick it up and cement formers A to J in place, except for B-1..."
Update 09/07/2018: Added alternate scan of the original Hi-Fly plan, thanks to DBHL, theshadow.
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