Eastbourne Monoplane (oz8656)

 

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About this Plan

Eastbourne Monoplane. Fun scale model for .049 - .06 engines and 2-3 function miniature R/C.

Quote: "AFTER BUILDING a very successful Morane Parasol for 1/2A (ie .049-.051 power) I decided to try another early aircraft. I picked the Eastbourne as it had an interesting vintage look combined with simplicity. The fuselage was big enough to allow the use of small, rather than mini, r/c gear and with the shoulder wing and large tailplane it looked as though it would be a stable flier.

I make no claims that it is exact scale but it is certainly 'near' scale. Mine flies well with a TD.051 and is even mildly aerobatic. There is plenty of room inside and it should be easy to fit two servos - or three, if using fairly small r/c gear - and a throttle-equipped motor.

A word of caution before clearing the workbench, however. Although not difficult to build, it does need a fairly experienced hand on the controls and is not intended as a trainer for the newcomer to radio control. The flying characteristics are more akin to a 1/2A racer than, say, a 1/2A powered glider..."

Eastbourne Monoplane, Radio Modeller, October 1978.

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  • (oz8656)
    Eastbourne Monoplane
    by John Stennard
    from Radio Modeller
    October 1978 
    41in span
    Scale IC R/C
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 22/04/2017
    Filesize: 543KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip
    Downloads: 1328

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