Ghana oz9493


Ghana - plan thumbnail image

Ghana - completed model photo

Submitted to Outerzone: 24/11/2017
Outerzone planID: oz9493 | Filesize: 596KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Circlip, RFJ


About this Plan

Ghana - Radio control slope soarer.

Quote: "DESIGNED for single channel operation but easily adaptable for multi, reed or proportional. A complete set of materials for this model is available from Complete-A-Pac, of Earlston - see advertisement for details...
Not, perhaps, a model for the absolute beginner, Ghana is a high-speed soarer designed for the really strong winds experienced up in the North-east of England. If you have had trouble keeping that lightly loaded model from disappearing backwards over the ridge - only to be found later as a heap of wreckage on the other side - then it's time to build yourself a Ghana.
Fuselage: Pin the 3/16in sheet balsa fuselage sides cut to the thick outlines onto the plan, cementing the two parts of each side together as indicated. Next build up the crash-resistant nose section. With the 1/4in ply keel piece, F5 as a basis, slot F9 and F10 into position..."

Ghana, Radio Modeller, July 1967.

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Supplementary files

Article pages, thanks to RFJ.


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oz9493 datafile

by Jack Cussins
from Radio Modeller
July 1967 
75in span
Tags: Glider R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)


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