ABC Robin


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ABC Robin  
by EJ Riding, Bob Linn
from Aeromodeller
September 1954 
37in span
Tags: Scale IC Rubber F/F Civil
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 30/04/2011 at:
Outerzone planID: oz974 | Filesize: 613KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: rchopper56, aeromeddeler, Pilgrim


About this Plan

ABC Robin - Scale model. The original Eddie Riding plan for the ABC Robin was published in July 1946 Aeromodeller, and was for rubber power, see oz6835. This later version of the plan is from September 1954 Aeromodeller, and is for diesel power (Allbon Dart). This later version includes more scale details.

Quote: - "For several seasons a steady favourite in Plans Service as a scale rubber model, the ABC Robin has also been the subject of many novel power conversions. One such successful model is that by American Bob Linn of Los Angeles, California, and in view of the more accurate detail he has provided, the existing APS design for a rubber design has been revised and the power conversion details added to make it a 'Two-for-one' plan..."

Update 15/06/2016: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy (patterned background removed), thanks to Pilgrim.

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