Ringmaster Junior (oz8151)

 

Ringmaster Junior (oz8151) from Sterling 1955 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Ringmaster Junior. Control line profile trainer. Sterling kit S-5. Wingspan 30in, for .09 to .25 engines.

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Update 10/07/2018: added kit instructions, thanks to Tom Solinski.

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Ringmaster Junior (oz8151) from Sterling 1955 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz8151)
    Ringmaster Junior
    from Sterling (ref:S-5)
    1955 
    30in span
    IC C/L
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 25/10/2016
    Filesize: 1189KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: peterg

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User comments

Sterling changed the wing design as they did with the S-1/S-1A but continued to list the kit as S-5. Here is one of each [more pics 003, 004]. The black one {really dark purple} has the sheeted l/e and the maroon & white is the first style {built by Phil Page}, and has the first type Fox .19 while mine has the early Fox .15. Both are used every year for the world wide Ringmaster fly-a-thon.
EdShearer - 12/06/2017
Got a few photos of my Ringmaster Junior, you are free to use if desired [more pics 005:start, 006:paint touched up, 007:repair completed].
ghostler - 20/09/2017
It appears that the plan is incomplete. It only shows a plan view of the wing a diagram of the construction sequence.
TonyLeong - 21/09/2017
This box and the decal from the kit are after Sterling, being produced by Estes [more pics 008, 009]. The Ringmaster Junior continued by Estes was their model STE6751.
EdShearer - 10/10/2017
I recently picked up a Sterling Ringmaster Jr. When checking the box I thought it had the plans. It only had the instructions. So as a faithful OuterZone follower I checked and you only have the plans and not the instructions. So please find attached a set of Sterling Ringmaster Jr. instructions. Or page 2 to the plans. [See suppl. file]
TomSolinski_OklahomaCity - 10/07/2018
My Jr Ringmaster [010].
Steve Wolf - 22/07/2020
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  • Plan File Filesize: 1189KB Filename: Ringmaster_Jr_30in_oz8151.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1383KB Filename: Ringmaster_Jr_30in_oz8151_instructions.pdf
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