Outdoor Flyer (oz8742)

 

Outdoor Flyer (oz8742) by Bruse Lester, Roy Thomason from Canadian Hobbycraft 1947 - plan thumbnail

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Outdoor Flyer. Simple rubber sport model.

Quote: "Your model for this month is a small version of the 'Inez Jane', a high performance 'stick' type model which has become so popular among lightweight rubber-powered type fans in the past year. The original Inez Jane was not only easy to build, but was also a sensational performer on the contest field as well. At the T Eaton Co's Contest last year I made 5 official flights with this model, losing it each time, but fortunately having it returned every time to the contest field. When the prizes were given out, we had won second place in the contest.

Though our current contest rules do not have a category for so small a model, you should not let this fact stop you from building one. Just show the 'Outdoor Flyer' to your friends, better still show them a couple of flights with it, then start organizing a little club and contest of your own.

You beginners who have been following and building each model of this series will notice that the 'Outdoor Flyer' has a double-surfaced wing just like a real aeroplane. This is generally considered superior to the cambered type of wing featured on our model in last month's issue. Most important of all fellas, is that good rubber strip is once more available at all leading hobby shops in quantity after being absent from the shelves for almost five years..."

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