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Old Feb 03, 2013, 05:57 PM
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Dick Stouffer's Simplex - Britplan Build Off January 2013 to June 2013

Being in the USA, almost all of my building has been of models designed here in the states. I thought it would be interesting to build something designed from the other side of the big pond. After searching the OuterZone for a design that qualified for the Brit plan build off, I decided on the Simplex by Dick Stouffer and soon realized that while the magazine wasn't from the states, the designer was. Oh well, onward anyway.

http://www.modelflying.co.uk/sites/3...ex_900x600.jpg

The article is from the May 1964 Aero Moddler magazine and I found it at the OuterZone website: http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=3726

Why the Simplex? A few reasons, first it's simple! Second, I can build it from what I have at hand. Thirdly, I want to try the throttle sleeve on my Cox Medallion, I've had this engine for decades and never tried the throttle, so now's the time.

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