Veedoo oz9762


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Veedoo - completed model photo

Submitted to Outerzone: 25/01/2018
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About this Plan

Veedoo - Radio control sport model.

Quote: "Vy did Veedoo it? Too lazy or stingy to build a fin and rudder? Perhaps. But also to gain the benefits of a simpler and cleaner tail group as witnessed by the performance leadership of the Beech Bonanza and several highly successful sailplanes.

Basically the airplane is a 1/20 size single place dream ship - which explains why it looks like an airplane! This has just recently revealed a fresh possibility, as a midget racer in the new category sponsored on the West Coast by Jerry Nelson, and described in the March 1965 issue of MAN. To exploit this potential, a smooth multi linkage has been worked out to lift Veedoo out of the single channel escape-ment class, in which the ship has been for approximately 500 flights.

The only change necessary to bring the ship under these rules will be to drop off one rib space at each tip, to reduce the wing span below 54in, exactly the size of the original wing worn out last year.

One of the most satisfactory features of Veedoo is its outstanding take-off characteristics. Responsive to the slightest kick of rudder, the ship can be steered until it leaves the ground, or disappears over the horizon..."

Veedoo, MAN, September 1965.

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by Henry Struck
from Model Airplane News
September 1965 
58in span
Tags: IC R/C
all formers complete :)
got article :)


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