Stinson Reliant (oz7590)

 

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Stinson Reliant. Scale model for rubber power.

Quote: "A 25 inch wingspan flying scale model of the 1934 Stinson Reliant. A cabin plane designed to be aviation's challenge to the air-minded public. 15000 ft flights have been made with this model.

The 1934 model Stinson Reliant though only recently created and marketed hasbecome popular with private airplane owners for its general efficiency. It has a pleasing appearance and embodies all the advanced aeronautical features. This ship is equipped with a pair of 'Speed Arresters' which cut down the landing speed considerable, thus enabling it to land in a smaller area.

In building a reproduction of this ship on a smaller scale, it was found that the resulting flying model was one which every modelist would appreciate. The model retains all the good proportions of its prototype, slight changes being made to improve its flying quality.

The model will be found comparatively simple to construct, even for abeginner, and above all will fly exceptionally well. The model pictured here has opften made flights with suitable weather conditions of well over 1,500 ft and remained aloft for almost 1-1/2 minutes.

The completed model has exceptional strength throughout, notwithstanding the fact that it weighs but 1-3/4 ounces. The special springaxle preserves the landing chassis by absorbing the slightest impulse.

Procudure: Before starting any construction, lay a ong sheet of transparent wax paper over the drawing so that the cement will not adhere to the drawing.

Fuselage: The fuselage frame is built first. It is made by building two sides of the same outline and coupling them with top and bottom braces..."

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