Top Dawg


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Top Dawg  
by Ken Willard
from RCMplans (ref:180)
July 1966 
36in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 29/04/2011 at:
Outerzone planID: oz901 | Filesize: 101KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: drumy, rchopper56


About this Plan

Top Dawg - Ken Willard RC gas model, for .049 to .15cc power and various RC installations, single channel up to proportional.

Quote: - "By KEN WILLARD. RCM's Chief Sunday Flier presents the Top Dawg, an .049 to .15 sport Goodyear type design for single channel through multi proportional. The Top Dawg was designed in response to numerous requests from you Sunday fliers for a good, small sport job that would be suitable for several types of installations for radio gear - escapements, servos, reeds, galloping ghost, and even the more expensive proportional gear, such as the Orbit 3+1, Digitrio, PCS, Micro-Avionics, etc. It has been an interesting challenge to meet such a broad requirement. From my own standpoint, 1 added another specification - that it should look hot like a racer, yet be comparatively easy to handle so the sport fliers could enjoy it. You shouldn't have to finish every flight with a severe case of nerves! Probably some of you will anyway - at least until you get used to it, because you'll want the hot version with an .09 or .10. even .15 power. But that's OK too, as long as that's the way you want it!"

Update 13/06/2012: added model pics [see more pics 001, 002], thanks to Al.

Update 11/07/2013: Added a full-sized version of the plan, and clearer article pages, thanks to rchopper56.

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Article pages, text and pics, thanks to rchopper56.


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