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Deacon - completed model photo

by Paul Del Gatto
from Model Craftsman
March 1947 
34in span
Tags: Rubber F/F
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 26/12/2016
Outerzone planID: oz8287 | Filesize: 3009KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: dfritzke


About this Plan

Deacon - Rubber contest model.

Quote: - "Stability used in conjunction with high performance and low drag are the three prerequisites of a good contest performer, but are seldom attained. Knowing this combination to be rare, I undertook to design such a model, small in size yet able to compete against models of much greater wing area..."

Note this is not a full size plan, this is a scan of the article and drawings as originally published. Ribs and formers are shown at 100%, of wing and fuse layuout are shown at 50% and 25% of fullsize.

Here is that 'Deacon' rubber FF by Paul Del Gatto. It's from 'The Model Craftsman', March 1947. This issue of the magazine also has the earliest(?) version of the Dick Korda Powerhouse which I will get to you as well. Dave

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