Cessna Bird Dog


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Cessna Bird Dog  
by Eric Fearnley
from Aeromodeller (ref:179)
December 1954 
36in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F Cabin Civil
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 23/02/2017 at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=36935460&postcount=15755
Outerzone planID: oz8452 | Filesize: 677KB | Format: • PDFbitmap • PDFvector | Credit*: ColonelBlink, hogal


About this Plan

Cessna Bird Dog - Free flight scale model.

Quote: - "The L-19 Bird Dog (Cessna 305) was chosen for a flying scale model beacuse it appeared to be a 'natural' for modelling. This has been proved true of our prototype, which combines the aerodynamic proportions of a flyer of inherent stability with the ruggedness of the sport model, yet retaining a true scale appearance with very simple construction ...Any of the modern .5cc engines may be used. Ample power will be available, and it is suggested that a rather larger prop than normal will make for scale flying appearance, and also simplify trimming..."

Update 26/02/2017: Added PDFvector version of the plan, thanks to hogal.

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User comments

Steve, this is built from your Eric Fearnley Bird Dog plan [more pics 004]. Thanks,
PatO'D - 12/03/2017
Nice one Pat, that's a very pretty plane.
SteveWMD - 14/03/2017
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