Supermarine Spiteful oz9416


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Submitted to Outerzone: 01/11/2017
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About this Plan

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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oz9416 datafile

Supermarine Spiteful  
by Stewart Redfern
from Silent Flight
October 1994 
40in span
Tags: Scale Glider R/C LowWing Military Fighter
all formers complete :)
got article :)


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