Electric Taurus 60 (oz7376)
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Electric Taurus 60. Radio control pattern plane for electric power. A classic design updated and redrawn for electric power.
Quote: "Hi Steve. I would like to tell you about an airplane I have been flying for about a month. It is Ed Kazmirski 1960's Taurus (oz612) design. I have modernized it using his outline and adding electric power. The original was 72 in wingspan and using a reed system. I made two versions, one 50 in wingspan and one 60 in wing span. The 50 in flies very nice but is tight inside the fuse. The 60 in has more room where needed.
It is very stable but needed more rudder for knife edge. You will see from the pictures the 50 in version has the original fin and rudder and the 60 in version with the enlarged rudder. It now does a knife edge. With small movements on the controls, it is one of the most pleasant airplanes i have flown.
It is constructed from balsa and ply. I used a hacker 30, 1100kv with 4 cells. A turnigy 3536-1400 will do just fine. I used a plush 60 amp esc. I am presenting my version of the taurus here in pdf and dxf. If anyone wishes more information, they can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org or call me here in Florida at 954-370-2669. I love talking model airplanes."
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