Cessna Skynight 320D (oz9678)


Cessna Skynight 320D (oz9678) by Homer Hudson from Model Airplane News 1965 - plan thumbnail

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Cessna 320 Skynight. Control line scale twin model for 2x .35 engines. Scale is 1/8.

Quote: "This model came into being after discovering a real need for a plane with a high degree of accuracy, of simple construction and the ruggedness needed for a full season of contest flying. The answer came when I found a three-view drawing of the Cessna 320D Skynight in the Feb/March 1962 issue of Flying Models. Powered by two 260 hp turbo engines, this plane is the top of the Cessna line and has no match for light twins.

I have been competing for three years but this is my first venture at building or flying a twin-engined model. A real tough competitor and flying scale at its best, is how I describe my Skynight. This model has placed in every contest it has been entered, eleven in the first year. Ten scale trophies and a first place in a beauty contest, its most successful wins are a first place at the East Coast Championships and another first at the Eastern States Championships.

Built to a scale of 1-1/2in equals 1 foot, it has the class and true look of a champion. With enormous tail surfaces which are needed for a good stable flying attitude, two 0.S. Max .35 RC engines with exhaust throttles removed, a complete set of lights, scale landing gear, flying at speeds of 60 mph and weighing 8 lbs, it is the easiest flying plane I've ever flown."

Cessna Skynight, MAN, January 1965.

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Cessna Skynight 320D (oz9678) by Homer Hudson from Model Airplane News 1965 - model pic

  • (oz9678)
    Cessna Skynight 320D
    by Homer Hudson
    from Model Airplane News
    January 1965 
    54in span
    Scale IC C/L LowWing Multi Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 07/01/2018
    Filesize: 793KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ

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