Aeronca Champion (oz9383)
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Aeronca Champion. Radio control scale model, for .049 to .09 power.
Quote: "Single channel, all sheet body, simple scale light plane realism... No plane has been more aptly named than the Champion! It embodies everything that a model designer hopes for at the drawing board.
To say that our model of the Champion was designed is misleading, for it is the type of airplane in which everything seems to come together naturally. Good looks, ease of construction, rugged-classic lines, short gear - well forward and most important: ideal proportions. When you put these all together, it's pretty hard to have anything but a real top notch design.
For a Rudder-only scale design, it handles as well or better than many original designs we've seen. It comes pretty close to being an ideal trainer-sportster and thus we recommended it not only to the ardent R/C flier, but also to those who are just getting their feet wet. The model is constructed almost entirely of easily available material, much of which you probably have right at your disposal. You can either enlarge the plans to the scale indicated, or you can order yourself a set of full size plans through Timely Plans.
Construction: Cut fuselage sides and doublers including tail doublers in place and then add the 1/2in square corner braces. While this is drying cut out all the formers, firewall and escapement mount..."
Aeronca Champ R/C FM 10-64.
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Update 03/11/2017: added article, thanks to theshadow.
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