Galloper (oz7016)

 

Galloper (oz7016) by CR Ralph 1963 - plan thumbnail

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Galloper. Radio control sport model.

Quote: "Steve, Herewith the full-size plans for the 1963 Galloping Ghost 'Galloper' by C.R. Ralph, from the first Radio Control Manual by Henry J. Nichols. Also a later Aeromodeller article by D.S.George describing a rudder-only version of same. And a photo of my Galloping Ghost equipped version with Webra Rekord 1,5 cm3, home-made actuator and vintage Min-X Pulsemite 27MHz transmitter control.

After flying Galloper a few times and initially finding it over-elevated, I would advise prospective builders to add 1/8in positive incidence to the tailplane. I also found that the landing gear is better fastened with dowels and rubber bands than bolted on as shown on the plans. This will prevent the fuselage floor from being torn off in case of a "heavy landing" :>) Apart fom these small modifications, at 29 oz. weight the model is a good flyer as well as surprisingly fast and stable yet responsive. Best modelling regards."

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Update 15/06/2016: RCME article pages, text & pics added, thanks to Alan.

Supplementary file notes

Article pages, text and pic (from Aeromodeller), also includes another unscaled drawing.
RCME article pages, text & pics.

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Galloper (oz7016) by CR Ralph 1963 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz7016)
    Galloper
    by CR Ralph
    from Radio Control Manual
    1963 
    43in span
    IC R/C
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 10/09/2015
    Filesize: 590KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JeanMariePiednoir
    Downloads: 2148

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User comments

Hi Steve, Great work with the Outerzone. Galloper by C.R.Ralph is on my list of models to build. I noticed that the supplementary article provided is not really anything to do with Galloper, it just happens to use Galloper as an example model and it is not even fitted with Galloping Ghost gear. I have the March 1963 RCM&E (and yes a young me bought it back in the day!) and have scanned the article on Galloper exactly as it appeared in the magazine. If you think it is appropriate you may like to add it to the Galloper listing on Outerzone [see supplementary files].
Alan - 15/06/2016
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