Perris Special

 

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Perris Special  
by Sal Taibi
from Unknown
61in span
Tags: IC F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)


Submitted to Outerzone: 22/01/2018
Outerzone planID: oz9750 | Filesize: 199KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

   

About this Plan

Perris Special - Free flight power model for .19-25 engines.

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6975.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

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By the venerable Sal Taibi! For a Perris event contest Sal's newest model, The Perris Special, was designed with several Perris regular flyers in mind. Some liked a lot of ribs, some liked simple construction, etc., and Sal threw all the influences in to the model. What he came up with is a model with a fuselage that has the silhouette of a Brooklyn Dodger, the wing and stab of a Starduster, and a unique rudder. Put that all together and you have a darn high performing model.
Pit - 02/02/2018
Designed by Sal Taibi. Probably his last design, and named for Perris Field, where his club, the SCAMPS met weekly for fun flying, socializing and coffee and donuts.
anon - 02/02/2018
Appeared in first Perris (California) contest event in 2005, probably designed in 2004 for this contest.
Pit - 02/02/2018
I have 2 photos of the Perris Special plan just uploaded [model photo & more pics 003, 004]. It was designed by Sal Taibi in 1998(?), the date is on the wing. I know it's a 1990s design - an aeromodelling friend build it at the time. He corresponded with the designer, Sal Taibi, and so had gotten the plan from him after having met on a Middle Wallop flying meeting. The plan was just a sketch, and not published at the time or ever drawn up as real plan. The Perris Special was a simplified version of the Brooklyn Dodger by the same designer. The photos I must have made around year 2000, at the Raynes Park Model Aircraft Club.
Joost - 04/02/2018
Thank you to everyone who contacted us to say that Sal Taibi designed the Perris Special: Pit, Anon, Joost, Simon Blake, Mike Hollamby & Jeff Green. I'm only slowly catching up with email after our week away - I apologise if you were wondering why your name hadn't appeared yet.
Mary - 04/02/2018
Added photo of "the guru Sal Taibi launching his Perris Special", thanks to Pit [more pics 005].
Mary - 04/02/2018
I've forgotten where or when I pulled these photos off the Internet [more pics 006,007]. The first photo was saved as "Sal Taibi launches his newest design, the Perris Special" [more pics 005, also submitted by Pit].
JeffGreen_LasVegas - 04/02/2018
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