Beagle Pup (oz8089)

 

Beagle Pup (oz8089) by Jack Headley from RCMplans 1968 - plan thumbnail

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Beagle Pup. Radio control scale model. From RCM Annual 1968.

Quote: "JW Headley's 36in span, 1/10th scale version of the aerobatic light aircraft Beagle B.121 Pup. Designed for single channel equipment, the Pup is a natural for the sport scale enthusiast.

The Beagle B.121 Pup is the latest attempt to break into the light aircraft market presently dominated by American trainers. A very attractive design, it's the latest in a line of light planes stretching back to a design by Taylorcraft. A refreshingly original shape, and the smallest of a general family of light single and twin engined aircraft, the Pup is an acrobatic two seater powered by a 100 hp Rolls-Royce Continental. We first found a complete writeup in a French magazine called 'Aviation' so we had to use our schoolboy French to get the details. Naturally, as soon as we'd finished. a full description appeared in 'Flight' in English! Our model is approximatelv 1/10th scale. the 'approximate' being a sneaky way of making the wing span 36 inches.

Now to the building board. We always begin by cleaning off the last half-built model. dusting a few of the shavings away, and pinning down the plan. A quick trip to the kitchen to steal a couple of yards of the wife's grease-proof paper, put a new blade in the knife, and away we go.

Wing. Begin the wing by first cutting the lower surface from medium hard 1 /16 balsa sheet to the outline shape, and pinning this down flat to the building board. If you don't have 6 in wide sheet, which isn't always available, cement together narrower stock. We used 4 in wide sheets. and have indicated the join line for this size on the plan. Now add the hard balsa 1/8 x 1/4 leading edge, which is glued 1/8 back from the edge of the sheet..."

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