Black Baron Special (oz7212)

 

Black Baron Special (oz7212) by Henry Haffke from Coverite - plan thumbnail

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Black Baron Special. Radio control advanced trainer, for .40 power.

Quote: "The World's first super trainer." Plan shows both tricycle and taildragger undercarriage layouts.

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Black Baron Special (oz7212) by Henry Haffke from Coverite - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz7212)
    Black Baron Special
    by Henry Haffke
    from Coverite
    56in span
    IC R/C
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 10/11/2015
    Filesize: 556KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke

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Hi Mary and Steve, I hope that both of you are safe and healthy. In going through the Outerzone website, which both of you should be congratulated on, I noticed that the Black Baron Special (oz7212) is uncredited, as to the designer.
This really great advanced trainer was designed by Henry Haffke. If you take a look at his Sort-A-Scale Fokker (oz10447), both this model and the Black Baron Special are virtually identical.
In the last paragraph of the Sort-A-Scale Fokker, Henry writes: "If you would like to build a Fokker, but don’t enjoy making your kit, I have good news for you. Coverite is working on a kit of this model…" Both of these airplanes are spectacular flyers. Years ago, the Sort-A-Fokker met its demise due to radio failure. The Black Baron Special is still flying, now as a club trainer, restored, lightened and converted to electric. Also, compare the Special with Henry’s Giant Pea Shooter (oz8764). Revisiting the Special wants me to build an electric version of this trainer. Alas, too many projects, and my hands don’t work as well as they used to. Best to both of you for such a great job, and this spectacular website,
rocketpilot - 18/05/2020
Excellent, many thanks, have set the designer as Henry Haffke, now.
SteveWMD - 18/05/2020
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