Miss Cosmic Wind (oz9009)

 

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Miss Cosmic Wind. Radio control stand-off scale design for .60 displacement engines. Wingspan 58in, wing area 550 sq in.

Quote: "With the advent of R/C Formula I racing, many of those pretty little Goodyear racers have been brought to the forefront once again and most of them have plenty of potential as good subjects for a sport-scale R/C ship. Their proportions are just about excellent to yield a stable and fine flying model and those cheek cowls are a natural to hide any .60 size engine with provisions for more than adequate cooling. The wide as-sortment of sparkling color schemes will certainly bring a few moments of critical acclaim from any scale judge's scanning eye.

My interest in the Cosmic Wind was sort of initiated by a great looking Cosmic Wind Minnow (oz4214) controline kit that Berkeley made during the early 50's. I was just about getting ready to build that kit when I got started in R/C and proceeded off in a different vein. Needless to say, the R/C equipment in those days barely controlled a free-flight much less anything of this nature, so I progressed through the escapements, reeds and finally the modern day proportional radios. All it took was going to the Reno National Air Races a few years, where the Cosmic Winds still race, and my interest was kindled once again. With the radios available and a little expertise picked up over the years, I decided it was time to make my own Cosmic Wind. So here goes!

Wing Construction. Start with the wing first. Cut out the foam cores with the supplied templates. Glue on the 1/4 x 1/2 in balsa trailing edge and sand it to shape. Use some masking tape over the foam to protect it while you're sanding the balsa..."

Cosmic Wind, Flying Models, March 1978.

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Miss Cosmic Wind (oz9009) by Dan Reiss from Flying Models 1978 - model pic

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  • (oz9009)
    Miss Cosmic Wind
    by Dan Reiss
    from Flying Models
    March 1978 
    58in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Racer Civil
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 24/07/2017
    Filesize: 799KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ

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