Hot Rod (oz7810)
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Hearn's HotRod. Control line sport trainer model.
Quote: "Hi Steve & Mary, Here is the HH Hot-Rod, a rather special model for me. It was my first IC powered model, and my first C/L model. As a barely teen age country boy who had yet to see another C/L model 'in the flesh', let alone see one fly, the detailed instructions on the plan allowed me to fly from the first take-off without any 'major incidents'. The Hot-Rod was designed and drawn for Hearns by Monty Tyrrell, one of the pioneers of C/L flying in Australia in the late 1940s and though the 50s and 60s. A few years after building this model I met Monty, and we became firm friends as he mentored me though the ups & downs and ins & outs of C/L Stunt. We went on to fly R/C together, he was quite a character, and a bit of a larrikin. Sadly, he became ill and passed away in the late 1980s, far too early. Cheers, KraftyOne."
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