Supermarine Spiteful (oz9416)


Supermarine Spiteful (oz9416) by Stewart Redfern 1994 - plan thumbnail

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Spiteful. Scale model soarer. PSS classic design.

Quote: "This is my first venture into Power Scale Soaring, so why not do as I did with my first powered low wing aerobatic model, design it yourself? So going through my file of potential prototypes, taken mainly from old Aeromodellers, I picked out for reasons I can now not remember, the Spiteful from the June 1946 Aeromodeller - a choice I have since been very happy with.

Being a power flyer with a leaning to scale (I spend most weekends on the slope, honest!) I decided I would not deviate from scale in the main dimensions. To reduce drag and a possible flap effect, the depth of the radiators are reduced slightly. For practical reasons of slope flying some of the flimsy details are omitted. The aerofoil at the wing root is E374 which gives a good impression of the full size laminar flow section. The root section blends to a Hatscheck at the tip to calm any tip stalling..."

Spiteful, Silent Flight, October/November 1974.

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Supermarine Spiteful (oz9416) by Stewart Redfern 1994 - model pic

  • (oz9416)
    Supermarine Spiteful
    by Stewart Redfern
    from Silent Flight
    October 1994 
    40in span
    Scale Glider R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 01/11/2017
    Filesize: 855KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ

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