Junior 60 (oz9995)
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Keil Kraft Junior 60. Free flight gas powered sport model. 5 ft span for engines of 5-7cc. Weight approx 3-4 lbs.
A classic design. The Junior 60 was an enormously popular and successful free flight model in the UK, and as such was often also used as a first R/C sport and trainer model.
Quote: "The Junior 60 is a 60 inch span free flight model of simple and rugged design. It is also Britain's most popular model for radio control."
The original KK kit dates from 1946. There is also a later revised 1955 Junior 60 (oz1398) plan available, with a wider body for easier RC installation.
This plan bears the legend: "Plan from Derick Scott".
This plan is stamped as Archive #003676 from the Cooperative Plans Service. See their website at www.co-op-plans.com
Note the actual wingspan of the Junior 60 is (rather confusingly) 63 inches. For reasons unknown, Keil Kraft continually referred to it, and advertised it, as being 60 inches in wingspan. Many thanks to Brian Cox for help with this.
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Tom Maddison - 17/06/2019
Hi Steve and Mary. Please find attached photos of my latest model from your fantastic Outerzone plan service. It's the original Albert E Hatfull Junior 60 1946 version, I would have been two when originally designed [more pics 004, 005]. I always wanted to build one so here it is, split wing version. I must admit its been a most enjoyable build. Just waiting for the maiden flight. Once again, thanks for making these vintage plans available.
AlanDavis - 21/07/2019
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