Lazy Bee Floats (oz7209)

 

Lazy Bee Floats (oz7209) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation 1996 - plan thumbnail

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Lazy Bee Floats. This is an additional plan to make floats to fit on the Clancy Aviation Lazy Bee (oz2278) design

Quote: "Steve, here are the plans for the Clancy Lazy Bee float kit. Photos of my Lazy Bee with the floats will be forthcoming once I complete the scratch build. Keep up the good work..."

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Lazy Bee Floats (oz7209) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation 1996 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz7209)
    Lazy Bee Floats
    by Andy Clancy
    from Clancy Aviation
    1996 
    Kit
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 09/11/2015
    Filesize: 678KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: BHibbets

Lazy Bee Floats (oz7209) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation 1996 - pic 003.jpg
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Lazy Bee Floats (oz7209) by Andy Clancy from Clancy Aviation 1996 - pic 004.jpg
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Hi Mary and Steve, here are some photos of my Lazy Bee in winter configuration [more pics 003, 004]. My Bee is with 48 inch wing and converted to electric. The 2 inch floats are good for snow flying.
Gerd - 25/01/2017
Hi Guys, Am in Gt Britain and have a Crazy Panda which Was the Large Lazy B equivalent made by World Models a lot of years ago with a 6' wingspan mine is now converted to ailerons as well.
I have seen your pictures and plan for floats and as I fly off water during our summer I would like to build some floats but you havent got any float lengths on the plan you have width but not length. How do you calculate length. Please. Mike C.
S - 31/12/2019
The plans are specific to the standard size lazy bee and so were not meant to be scaled. The width advice was simply for heavy builders.
My suggestion would be to scale the floats proportionally from the plan but I am not experienced in float desgn. Perhaps searching/asking on some floatplane forums would help. www.rcgroups.com has an active one.
M Hodgson - 01/01/2020
I submitted the plan originally and have the unassembled kit. The label says "Lazy Bee Float Kit" but has a separate "Also for the Speedy Bee!" No dates shown but the box had the appropriate Trexler wheels and pump.
The length of the main floats die cut side piece is 15.25" and is 2.5" tall. That of the tail float is 7.25" and 1.25" respectively. As printed on the box, "The floats can be built in two widths, (2" or 2.5"), to accomodate the weight of your plane. Heavier planes (electrics, 4-cycles, etc.) should use the 2.5" floats."
Bill Hibbets - 01/01/2020
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