Hobo (oz8654)

 

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About this Plan

Hobo. Free flight cabin power model.

Quote: "A power plane that gives contest winning performance. Easy to build and fly; Smart Appearance; Detachable crash proof engine and undercarriage unit; Amazing stability; Mainplane aerofoil section developed for this model; Designed for diesel engines 1.3cc to 2cc; Span 44in; Weight 12-1/2oz; Plan only at present 4/- post free."

See Model Aeronautics (page55) for Sportsmecca advertisement (text only) from 1950 re Hobo.

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6738.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 17/01/2019: Added model photo courtesy of sideslipper, with many thanks. This photo is from his RCGroups build thread at OZNoP 2018 HOBO which was part of the 2018 'Outerzone No Picture' (OZNoP) build-off organised by BMatthews, see RCGroups thread at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?3111705-OZNoP-Outerzone-No-Picture-Build-2018 for more details.

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