VM1W (oz7804)

 

VM1W (oz7804) by Paul Strengell from RCMplans 1972 - plan thumbnail

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VM1W. Radio control sport / traier for .15 engines.

Quote: "The VM1W is equally at home on a paved strip or a rough dirt field. An ideal trainer for the novice as well as a change of pace for the experinced flier. VM1W design by Paul Strengell.

One of the finest .15 powered trainers and general sport flying aircraft we have built and flown to date. Designed for general ease of construction, good lines and durability, it has enough built-in stability to make it one of the best three channel trainers we have seen to date. Yet, all of the more experienced fliers who have flown it have found it an outstanding change of pace from the .60 powered 'hot rocks' and have really wrung it out from a performance standpoint. Equally at home on a paved runway or a rugged dirt field, the VM1W is a plane well worth building, whether you are a newcomer to R/C or an experienced sport flyer looking for a compact fun-type ship with excellent performance characteristics.

Although it utilizes a flat bottomed airfoil, there is no 'zooming' characteristics usually associated with this. type of section, and while It will not perform outside loops, it will do the basic standard maneuvers, including inverted flight, with ease.

A good .15 engine is more than adequate power and a .19 will really put a little zest in your flying life. We at R/C Modeler Magazine have been so pleased with the prototypes that we have built and flown, that we are sponsoring a contest designed around the VM1W. Anyone is eligible to enter, except members of the staff of RCM or its advertisers, by simply following these contest rules..."

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