Surpriz (oz8241)

 

Surpriz (oz8241) by Rene Jossien 1959 - plan thumbnail

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Surpriz. Rubber Wakefield competition model.

...another low-wing good-looker along the same lines, his later Wakefield "Surpriz". Best modelling regards. Jean-Marie Piednoir.

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Surpriz (oz8241) by Rene Jossien 1959 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz8241)
    Surpriz
    by Rene Jossien
    1959 
    48in span
    Rubber F/F LowWing
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 09/12/2016
    Filesize: 572KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JMP_blackfoot

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Hello, For this plan, I found this picture of Pierre Dupin (a truly great modeller and friend now deceased) with an electric powered "Surpriz" in his left hand and a regular rubber powered one in his right hand [model photo]. It shows what an elegant yet competitive design Rene Jossien could come up with. I think the Surpriz is a 1959 design of his. Best modelling regards.
JMP - 16/12/2016
Been looking closely at this plan with a view to building it. The only thing missing, it seems, are the tail ribs- part of one is shown at the bottom of the plan. They obviously got missed when the plan was scanned. Not really a problem as I was thinking of a symmetrical section instead.
I don't know if anyone can provide them though to make plan complete.
M Hodgson - 01/09/2020
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