Northrop Gamma oz9284


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Submitted to Outerzone: 01/10/2017
Outerzone planID: oz9284 | Filesize: 518KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: dfritzke, rchopper56


About this Plan

Northrop Gamma - Rubber scale model.

Quote: "If you're looking for a sweet flyer or a trim looking scale model, be sure to build the Northrop Gamma layed out on the following pages. The ship described, has been designed with close regard to aerodynamic design, which you know is very important to a good flying model. Also, it has been built and rebuilt by the author several times and test flown to observe its points of weakness. You will find the plans very accurate and you will have little difficulty in construction. The wing span of the model is 25 inches, the fuselage length 15 inches. The weight is about 2-1/2 ounces. Begin by cutting 4 ribs as shown on the side view at 'A' from its inch sheet balsa..."

Scan from dfritzke, cleanup by rchopper56.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

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oz9284 datafile

Northrop Gamma  
by J Knoble
from Popular Aviation
September 1933 
25in span
Tags: Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Civil
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