Rainbow Worrior


Rainbow Worrior - plan thumbnail image

Rainbow Worrior - completed model photo

Rainbow Worrior  
by Harold Elliot
48in span
Tags: Glider R/C
formers unchecked

Submitted to Outerzone: 24/05/2017
Outerzone planID: oz8771 | Filesize: 574KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: KraftyOne


About this Plan

Rainbow Warrior - Radio controlled slope soarer.

Hi Steve, After remembering the Rainbow Worrior while working on the Obelix plan (oz8758), I dug into the old filing cabinet and found a few scraps of wrinkled photocopy paper, and was able to reconstruct these sketches with the GIMP.

Although I flew one I can't recall the history of this design, (if I ever knew it), and I don't recognise the name of the designer/draftsman. The model name, "Rainbow Warrior" and the time period, (late 80s) COULD indicate that it was a down-under version/ripoff of the Obelix by our Kiwi cousins across the pond in NZ. Pure conjecture of course...

Scaling factors:
Fin base line from Aileron T.E. to elev hinge line;
Page 1, 160mm. Page 2, 165mm. (??)
Page 3, core lengths are; 490mm, 290mm, 180mm.

Direct submission to Outerzone.


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An enlarged Obelix by the late Harold Elliot, Melbourne.
anon - 01/06/2017
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