Stinson O-49


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Stinson O-49  
by Earl Stahl
from Model Airplane News
July 1941 
32in span
Tags: Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Military
all formers complete :)
got article :)

Submitted to Outerzone: 23/03/2017
Outerzone planID: oz8559 | Filesize: 294KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: GTHunter, Pilgrim


About this Plan

Stinson O-49 - Stinson L-1 Vigilant - Scale model for rubber power.

Quote: - "Model builders will recognize the Stinson 0-49 as an excellent subject for a flying scale contest model. In appearance it is attractive yet not difficult to build. Best of all, the aerodynamic proportions are near perfect; our test model was built to scale and it was unnecessary to even increase the wing's dihedral or enlarge the proportions of the tail surfaces to obtain long, stable flights. The relatively long fuselage permits use of a powerful motor of considerable length, thus increasing the length of power flights. To make possible use of a propeller of sufficient size the landing gear is shown in the extended or flight position. In addition to its excellent flight qualities, the Stinson offers a wealth of detail to be reproduced in the radial motor, cabin windows, etc., for those who seek maximum scale points in flying scale contests..."

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