Pink Panther - Plywood fuselage design.
Note this plan is for a fuselage only. This plan does not show a complete airframe. Also, note some scaling up is needed.
Quote: "Last month we discussed numerous time and money saving ways to build your next R/C aircraft. This month we are going to present one of the simplest, easiest, and quickest ways to build a fuselage; one fabricated from 1/32in plywood, with a bit of balsa tossed in just for old times sakes. This type of fuselage may be used on any size model, although all of the ones that I have built have been used on .60 powered aircraft. The same technique, however, may be used to construct a fuselage for a .10 GG model, for example. At the present time I am designing a Continental Class Racer with this type of fuselage and in the winter months plan to build a bipe using this same technique. As you can see, the applications are almost endless.
The prime of large plywood sheets for this method of construction is Sig Manufacturing Co. Purchase their 1/32in plywood in the 12 x 48 size. That is not a mistake, the thickness is 1/32, not 1/16 or 3/32. The 1/32in is very strong and yet light in weight. You will also need material for doublers..."
Fuselage only "how-to" article. This fuselage design used in several subsequent RCM models, such as Star-Trek (oz9413) RCM#571.
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