Pulque - Free flight power model. Wingspan 274 sq in, for 1/2A power.
Quote: "The design of the basic free flight PULQUE (Pulque is a firey Mexican drink, pronounced "Pool-key") started with an extensive study of exactly what was needed in a basic flight trainer that could also be able to compete in contests. A basic free flight should be easy to construct and rugged enough to forgive pilot errors. The pylon model was chosen because it is one of the more consistant fliers and easy to trim out and fly. The proportions of a great many free flights were studied and average dimensions were developed for use on PULQUE. Thus this design incorporated years of free flight design to produce a safe, easy to trim out and fly airplane. A basic free flight should have simplicity of design and construction. For this reason, PULQUE has a rectangular wing and stab which requires no tapering sections. This allows the flying surfaces to be built in a minimum of time and with the greatest of ease. Furthermore, the same basic wing panel is used for both the right and left wing..."
Pulque, MAN, September 1961.
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Article pages, thanks to RFJ.
Did we get something wrong with this plan? That happens sometimes. Help us make a correction
* Credit field
The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.
This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.
© Outerzone, 2011-2018.
All content is free to download for personal use.
For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.