Chippertoo (oz9735)


Chippertoo (oz9735) by Brian Peckham 1979 - plan thumbnail

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Chippertoo. Radio control sportster for .40 power and 4 functions.

Quote: "THIS DESIGN has been in my I mind, and in sketch form, as a logical follow-up to one of my earlier models Chipperoo (oz9456) for some time and, finding myself with some of that rare commodity, spare time, I drew up the plans and started construction. In a couple of weeks, there she was, ready for the first flight. The HP.40 provides plenty of power, and I suspect that a good .29 or .35 would be adequate if you can keep the weight down to that of the prototype.

So, if you like your models docile and attractive, read on.

Contruction: Make up the four wing skins from 1/16in medium grade sheet balsa and when the adhesive is dry, sand the face side ready for attaching to the wing structure.

Cut the ribs from 1/16 and 1/8 sheet as indicated, adding the ply reinforcings with cut-outs to suit the undercarriage mounting blocks; fit the lower rear spar over the plan and glue the ribs in position. Note that the wing is built with the trailing edge flat on the board, packing up the ribs for support as necessary..."

Chippertoo, Radio Modeller, November 1979.

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Chippertoo (oz9735) by Brian Peckham 1979 - model pic

  • (oz9735)
    by Brian Peckham
    from Radio Modeller
    November 1979 
    57in span
    IC R/C LowWing
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 21/01/2018
    Filesize: 711KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Circlip, RFJ
    Downloads: 1036

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Excellent model, built and flown in 1980. No vices, fully aerobatic, highly recommended!
Mike Ross - 30/09/2020
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