Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt (oz7598)

 

Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt (oz7598) by Albert Judge 1952 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt (SARO A1). Scale prototype jet flighter seaplane, for twin Jetex 50 power.

Quote: "Fourth in a series of scale models for Jetex motors, the Saunders Roe A/1 is a most interesting and ambitious project. All credit to the designer of this model, AA Judge, for keeping the construction essentially practical and relatively straightforward. For the power, two Jetex 50 units are deployed, tucked into jet tubes built into the trailing edge of the wing centre section ...rugged enough to take the normal landing shocks, and the tailplane is well protected by its high mounting position. An ingenious feature of the model is a simple 'automatic rudder' operating on a pendulum control mechanism. This is to take care of possible variations between the thrusts of the two Jetex motor and this trim the model directionally for stable flying..."

Includes printwood scan, but see also supplement file for alternative.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 05/05/2017: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy (cleaned up printwood), thanks to Kiwi.

Supplementary file notes

Printwood parts, in CAD (dxf) format, thanks to Poacher.

Review of this kit from Model Aircraft January 1953, thanks to giuseppi, 1 page of text with pics.

Previous scan version.

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Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt (oz7598) by Albert Judge 1952 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz7598)
    Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt
    by Albert Judge
    from Jetex
    1952 
    20in span
    Scale Jetex F/F Floatplane Multi Military Fighter Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 05/04/2016
    Filesize: 1226KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: MikeWight, Poacher, Kiwi
    Downloads: 2778

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User comments

Hello Steve, There's some nice finished photos of the model here at Mikes Flying Scale Pages: http://www.ffscale.co.uk/rapgal6.htm All the best,
BillGaylord - 06/09/2016
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  • Saunders Roe A/1 Squirt (oz7598)
  • Plan File Filesize: 1226KB Filename: Saunders_Row_A-1_Jetex_oz7598.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 240KB Filename: Saunders_Row_A-1_Jetex_oz7598_CAD_printwood.zip
  • Supplement Filesize: 1437KB Filename: Saunders_Row_A-1_Jetex_oz7598_previous.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 134KB Filename: Saunders_Row_A-1_Jetex_oz7598_review.pdf
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