Boeing 707 (oz8690)

 

Boeing 707 (oz8690) by PJ Angus from Model Aircraft 1962 - plan thumbnail

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Boeing 707. Simple all-sheet pusher model, for Cox Pee Wee power.

Quote: "The simplified construction employing a high-mounted wing, does not detract from the impressive appearance of this u-ique model, as the in-flight photo (above right) amply proves.

Boeing 707 Construction Notes.

Wing: Glue up each half wing. Sand root ends to fit together, then double cement centre joint. Shape section bevels with coarse sand-paper, then smooth and round-off with fine paper. Add engine pod guides.

Fuselage : Sand wood before cutting sides. Temporarily stick sides together to sand to identical outline. Mark bulkhead positions on edges before separating. Fix all bulkheads except No.11 to one side. Attach other side, taking care to keep fuselage symmetrical. Cement in assembled tailplane and then bulkhead 11. Fix front wing dowel, fuselage top and bottom, nosepieces and engine mount (No.12). Carve nose and smooth and round off all over. Fit fin, underfin and rear wing peg. Trial fit engine... "

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Hi, I am building from this plan and have found an error. It states that the fuselage sides are 3/16, but measuring the plan view of the fuselage and former widths, the sides can only be 3/32 each. I am building mine with 3/32 sides and its going well. I can send you a photo once its done if you like? I have built several planes from your plans collection, which I must say is an amazing achievement and a benefit for the future of modelling. So far I have built the profile Pitts, but made from 2mm depron with a 1" wide fuselage and minium radio gear but using a syma X7 quadcopter motor,gear housing and prop. Flew well in a straight line but didn't like control inputs. Also built 56% KK Elmira from depron, brushless motor, 2x 3g servos , 7.4 v repurposed e-cigarette lipo cells approx 250mah. My friend supplies me with these. Also built Katie FF glider, thermal scout, many other chuck gliders as well. Keep up the amazing work. All the best, Andy.
AndyM - 16/06/2017
Here is a photo of my unfinished airliner, the Boeing 707 [more pics 003].
AndyMac - 10/07/2017
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