Sea Hawk

 

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Sea Hawk  
by Chuck Hollinger
from Air Trails
September 1947 
70in span
Tags: IC F/F Pylon
all formers complete :)
got article :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 24/11/2017
Outerzone planID: oz9504 | Filesize: 466KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

   

About this Plan

Sea Hawk - Free flight gas model. Class C contest model. Wing area 700 sq in. Convertible between land a sea plane (see article pages for further drawing, showing floats).

Quote: "The C Hawk was designed and developed in accord with the firm conviction that consistent flight qualities come first in the winning of contests.

We have all seen a number of potentially hot performers, but they are so unreliable from flight to flight that the average (and expert) modeller dcoesn't stand a chance in controlling them - for long. The basic cause of these disatstrous spirals and loops is the AMA's antiquated 80oz power loading rule. With our present day motors developing twice the thrust of the completed ship's weight, it's not surprising that the cfasualty rate is so high.

Hree in the Northwest the majority of clubs adopted a minimum power loading requirement of 120 oz per cu in of engine displacement. It is around this standard that our ship is designed..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-7063.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 14/01/2018: added article, including original plan, thanks to hlsat.

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Article (incomplete).

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User comments

By Chuck Hollinger - Air Trails, Sept 1947
Pit - 01/12/2017
Thanks Pit, I have updated this listing now.
SteveWMD - 01/12/2017
There should be one more page to the article. If that could be added, that would be a big help.
Simon - 15/01/2018
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