Slick Shick (oz9293)


Slick Shick (oz9293) by D Sparkes 1968 - plan thumbnail

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Slick Shick. Control line combat model for 1.5cc engines.

Quote: "HERE'S A NEAT combat design for 1.5 cc engines. It will also make a fine sports flier with 1 cc. Commence construction by marking and cutting all the ribs. How the marking is done in an individual choice. The wing tips are made out of 1 in sheet balsa. These slot into the leading edge and trailing edge. The ribs are made from 1/16 in sheet balsa, remembering to cut the leadout holes. Pin them as shown to the plan and add the two ribs made out of 1/16 in ply and one out of 4 in balsa. Add trailing edge and the leading edge making sure the trailing edge slots are aligned as shown. When dry, add tip gussets.

Make up the bellcrank mount and assembly. Install to left of the centre rib. Solder the heavy Laystrate leadouts when they have gone through the bellcrank as shown on plan. Add leadout tubes. Thread Laystrate through tubes and solder on the leadouts (detail shown on plan). Add tank in tank bay. A commercial KK pressure tank with the pressure pipes de-soldered and conventional ones added, works wery well. Alternatively a home made one can be installed. Add tubing. Add push-pull rod (1 in over stated length). When completely dry entirely sheet the centre two bays as shown. Make cut for push rod.

Cut the centre post for engine bearers, out of 3 in hardwood, glue and screw engine bearers to it. Allow to dry completely. Carve the rear engine bearers to suit the rib section to a medium fit (centre rib section). Glue with PVA or Araldite to centre sheeting as shown. Add scrap balsa, in between bearers. Add bolts and solder pins across heads. Add block cowling, cutting to clear engine and bolt heads.

Glue tailplane with PVA and leave to set. Sew elevator to tailplane with thread. Cover whole assembly with doped on nylon. Add a large washer to a 10BA nut and pass through elevator, to secure elevator horn, add nut. Bend the push rod at right angles so when the bellcrank is neutral the elevator is neutral too. Add 4 oz tip weight on outboard tip, cover in nylon, and decorate to choice.

Fly on 50 ft lines. Try to use a very high performance 1.5 cc motor. The plane was designed around a PAW 1.49 with a 53 in x 6 in Tornado prop, with a less powerful engine the plane will be less acrobatic and not so fast. "

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-7094.

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Slick Shick (oz9293) by D Sparkes 1968 - model pic

  • (oz9293)
    Slick Shick
    by D Sparkes
    from Aeromodeller
    June 1968 
    24in span
    IC C/L
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 01/10/2017
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    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow
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