Cabin 160 oz7279

 

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Cabin 160. Rubber contest model.

Quote: "Cabin 160, by Loran Salisbury. THIS cabin model features a terrific climb and a simple, reliable dethermalizer; a combination which makes the model a real contest threat.

The construction is conventional except for the propeller. Selection of the wood is important if the model is to be kept to weight; use medium weight wood throughout except for the wing and stabilizer spars - these should be rather hard.

Fuselage. Select two pieces of firm 1/8 square stock for the top longerons and two somewhat softer pieces for the bottom longerons. Hold in place on the plan with pins. Cement in the uprights and the 1/8 x 1/4 x 4-1/8 in stabilizer incidence strips. Cut the rear peg reinforcement pieces from 1/8 sheet and cement in place. Build the sides one on top of the other so that they will be identical.

When dry, remove from the plan and separate the two sides. Cut six pieces of 1/8 square wood, 2-3/8 in long, and cement in place at the points marked X on the plan. Check frequently while drying to see that a perfect square is formed. When dry, bring the sides together at the rear and cement. Check by sighting from the rear to see that identical curves are formed by the sides. Cut two pieces of 1/8 square, 1-1/2 in long, and cement in place at the nose. The rest of the crosspieces may now be cemented in, using the natural curve of the sides to determine their length. Add the stringers and the plywood nose former.

Cut the plywood rear peg reinforcement pieces and drill for a 3/16 in dowel. Cement in place on the Inside of the fuselage. A short piece of 1/8 square may be cemented above and below the stringer where the rear peg protrudes to aid in achieving smooth covering. Plank-in the nose section and bend and install the retracting gear..."

Loran Salisbury's Cabin 160, from Model Airplane News magazine issue 10-49.

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Cabin 160  
by Loran Salisbury
from Model Airplane News
October 1949 
37in span
Tags: Rubber F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)
got article :)

 

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