DH Fox Moth (oz9026)

 

DH Fox Moth (oz9026) by David Hope-Cross from Aeromodeller 1983 - plan thumbnail

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DH.83 Fox Moth. Scale model for eithger free flight or radio control. Scale is 1/8.

Quote: "It is rather surprising that the De Havilland Fox Moth has been overlooked by aeromodellers, as it presents the classic DH lines with many built-in features that guarantee stability and lots of room for the radio control installation.
A little research with the local Aviation Historical Society will provide colour scheme details and for those modellers who had access to the Shuttleworth Collection there was the beautifully restored Fox Moth G-ACEJ in black with gold trim, alas now cremated.
The model described here has been developed through two prototypes and both have performed well in competition as well as flying wise. The second model has won the New Zealand National Championships and Provincial Championships. Its longest flight as a free flight model was over 40 minutes in a succession of thermals. It was finally recovered some seven miles away from the take-off area.
Construction is fairly simple, although there is a lot of it. Full detail is shown on the plan but the following information may help to whet your appetite..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6575.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 03/08/2017: added article, thanks to Gerrit.

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DH Fox Moth (oz9026) by David Hope-Cross from Aeromodeller 1983 - model pic

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  • (oz9026)
    DH Fox Moth
    by David Hope-Cross
    from Aeromodeller
    March 1983 
    47in span
    Scale IC F/F R/C Biplane Civil
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 27/07/2017
    Filesize: 645KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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Exactly it's a D.H. 83 Fox Moth, it seems no mention about engine size.
Pit - 03/08/2017
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