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Posted by JeffMac | Feb 22, 2015 @ 06:53 PM | 2,019 Views
Hi Everyone =

This is Dick Everitt's PINE NEEDLE scanned directly from my issue of Feb 1943 Model Airplane News...

WW2 restrictions made balsa scarce so alternative materials were used such as other soft woods and hardwoods in this model.

It looks like it would be a good flier for freeflight or rc built with pine and bass or just balsa....

The model shows an O&R .23 for power.

feel free to download the article of this rare model ....

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Feb 12, 2015 @ 09:38 PM | 1,612 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is the ARUP flying wing article scanned directly from my issue of the

September 1936 Model Airplane News.

Feel free to download this rare plan.

This has been sent to outerzone.

Several years ago, I redesigned this model somewhat and began construction of

an electric RC version. I need to return and finish this one sometime...

Enjoy,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jan 05, 2015 @ 01:12 PM | 2,169 Views
Hi Everyone -

Two years ago I was given this Berkeley Privateer 36. The fuselage is in dope and paper the wing/tail had been recovered with monocote. An OK CUB .049 B is in the power pod.
If I have time this year, this plane will get refurbished to fly as electric r/c. My goal would be to just fly this one, then build a brand new plane which will be able to hand launch over grass and land on grass.
I have the original plan scanned but no printed parts patterns from the kit.

Parts patterns would make a new model accurate as well as expedite the build.

Outerzone now has traced parts patterns for this model... RCGroups is fantastic as
is OZ ! Thanks everyone !

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jan 04, 2015 @ 04:37 PM | 1,793 Views
Hi Everyone-
This is a classic winner from Ron Chapman called " NORSEMAN " as scanned from my Feb 1964 issue of RCM.
This plane was a winner in 1963 and is an early "pattern" model.

I'll add a few more details today when I get more time.

Steve WMD - this is submitted to outerzone.

Please feel free to download this article from a very early issue of RCM.

Best Regards,

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Posted by JeffMac | Nov 23, 2014 @ 03:34 AM | 3,040 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is the " TORERO " pattern plane article scanned directly from my issue

of the December 1963 Vol 1 No.4 RCM.

It has distinctive twin fins and a 70" span for .45 to .60 two strokes.

Feel free to download this 1963 vintage model article.

Steve WMD - this has been submitted to outerzone

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Nov 22, 2014 @ 12:33 AM | 2,557 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is Ed Izzo's 70" SABRE HAWK IV scanned directly from my September

1964 issue of RCM.

This model featured flaps and is one of the most attractive vintage pattern models

there is.

Ed Izzo served AMA for many years.

Feel free to download this rare article.

Steve WMD at outerzone has the SABREHAWK IV plan listed already.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Nov 18, 2014 @ 12:08 AM | 2,808 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is the " BEATNIK" scanned directly from my December 1969 issue of RCM.

It is a 66" span , now vintage, pattern plane and looks like it would be a nice flyer.

A collaborative design by Dick Sonheim and Cliff Love.

Feel welcome to download these scans..

Stevewmd this has been submitted to outerzone.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Nov 16, 2014 @ 05:38 PM | 2,834 Views
Hi Everyone -

This is a scan of the 10/64 RCM Kwik - FLI article by Phil Kraft. This is direct from my original issue.

The Kwik-FLI is an archetypal model which was further refined into the best? version , the MK III.

Enjoy and feel free to download these scans.

Steve WMD - this has been submitted to outerzone.

Best Regards,

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Posted by JeffMac | Nov 08, 2014 @ 02:00 PM | 3,550 Views
Hi Everyone-

These are scans of Henry Cole's CIRRUS CRUISER wakefield directly from my

original issue of Air World November 1947.

Feel free to download this rare model.

Steve WMD - this has been sent to outerzone.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Nov 05, 2014 @ 09:35 PM | 3,272 Views
Hi Everyone -

The DIGESTER and DQA 704 were published in the December 1964 Radio

Control Modeler.

these articles were scanned directly from my original copy of that magazine.

The Digester 72" is a flying test bed for RC equipment that was under

development in 1964 but flew so well it was published. The DQA 704 was a

$ 7.04 D*** Quick Airplane to build from the full size plans !

Anyway, feel free to download these planes and enjoy them !

Steve WMD - these have been sent to outerzone.

Best Regards,

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Posted by JeffMac | Nov 05, 2014 @ 09:13 PM | 3,012 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is Frank Ehling's "the Phoenix " free flight Class B scanned directly from my

copy of the May 1947 Air World.

The later Super Phoenix was published in a 1949 issue of Air Trails.

Feel free to down load these original as published scans .

Steve WMD - this has been sent to outerzone.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Nov 04, 2014 @ 02:58 PM | 3,178 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is my America's Hobby Center 1948 " BUZZ .35" class C spark ignition model airplane engine.

This BUZZ series was the last of the " slag" engines - the piston and cylinder were plain aluminum alloy which wore quickly. Although many of the slag engines were made with poor/varying tolerances, the BUZZ engines generally had better fits and would run.

Scanned from my original issue of a 1948 Model Airplane news is the AHC BUZZ advertisement - my engine sold for $ 4.95 in 1948.

This engine has run in the past and should still run today.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Oct 23, 2014 @ 11:07 PM | 3,010 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is a scan of Chet Lanzo's 51" Puss Moth. It was scanned from my original

issue of Air World 9/47.

It is shown on this plan with a " flat bottom" airfoil. S.A.M. states that the original

model had an RAF 32.

The Moth is a proven flyer in rubber power or any power system chosen.

Feel welcome to download the Moth as printed in this rare issue of AW.

Steve - I have sent this to OUTERZONE.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Oct 12, 2014 @ 04:42 PM | 2,687 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is a scan of the BARBIER " SATURNO" kit plan from my original kit.

It appears to have been kitted in Peru , probably in the 1950s.

This is a full size scan of the 25" very attractive rubber cabin model with a

printwood scan as well.

Feel free to download and enjoy this rare model !

STEVE WMD - this has been sent to outerzone.

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Aug 10, 2014 @ 06:17 PM | 3,507 Views
Hi Everyone -

My entry for Sundancers' build off is Berkeley Dick Korda Powerhouse 33 from 1947.
I'm using a scan of my original 1947 plan linked here http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2150167

It will be electric rc ,scaled up slightly to 43". I like the Powerhouse 41 but the 33 appeals to me more.... it has the enclosed cabin ( windscreen) instead of having a motor out in the breeze It's somewhat lighter construction than the engine powered models, being intended for the OK CO-2 motor....

build log link : http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2224255

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jul 14, 2014 @ 09:23 PM | 3,726 Views
Hi Everyone-

This is the Sadler " SPORTSMAN" control liner from my issue of Vol. 1 No. 1

1947 AIR WORLD.

This is similar to the " Tethered Trainer" and should fly real well also...

Feel welcome to download these sheets scanned directly from my original 1947 issue of AIR WORLD....

Steve WMD - this has been submitted to outerzone....

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jul 11, 2014 @ 08:10 PM | 4,016 Views
Hi Everyone -

This is a full size scan of my magazine plan service full size Air Trails plan for the Tethered Trainer control liner from the Air trails 1944 Annual. I have the annual and have now added the scanned article .

I bought my plan in person in Kansas City in 1985 from Nat or Irv Polk.

Feel welcome to download this nice full size plan which could be built as shown with spark ignition control line, or make it RC like I have intended to for years like some members of RCGROUPS are doing now...

Steve, I'll send this to outerzone although you have it already listed....

Enjoy,

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jul 11, 2014 @ 07:40 PM | 3,910 Views
Hi All -

This is a full size scan from my original Air Trails full size Hobby Helpers plans service plan . It is Dick Everitt's wakefield rubber model from 1952.... I used to have the magazine but cant find it for now...

It is a different looking approach to the somewhat newer school of wakefield designs....

it would make a fine nostalgia type wakefield or fly it electric r/c...

Feel welcome to download this full size scan of a seldom seen design...

Steve WMD This plan has been shared with outerzone....

Best Regards,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jul 07, 2014 @ 01:00 PM | 4,441 Views
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=2200647

Hi everyone-

This link is for my kit "remains" of the JETCO Citation RC 1962. Free for the cost of shipping. use the link for further info..

Thanks,

Jeff
Posted by JeffMac | Jun 28, 2014 @ 08:55 PM | 4,064 Views
Hi Everyone -

These two plans are scanned from my original 1950s full size plans. They were published in MAN 4/52...

Hotter-n-that is a control line combat - it would be a nostalgia type CL today or build it for fun.. Sorry I don't know the designer for this one....

the Super Saucer is a Bruce Lester Towliner.... for those who don't know, he was a successful prolific designer and contest flyer from Canada.... He was known for his "Robomb " series of FF IC designs.The saucer is a conventional type towline glider, 48" span ? and would make a great free flight or r/c conversion today....

feel free to download these rare model plans and enjoy !

Steve WMD - these have been submitted to outerzone...