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Old May 14, 2012, 09:58 AM
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Sundancer, here's the TV Sparky. Picture taken from Simple Radio Control, first published in 1955.
Thanks DeeBee, if I do manage to build one I'll have to use that decor! Wonder what the colours were?
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Old May 14, 2012, 11:11 AM
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I'm going to make another stab at finding a copy of the old Kenhi 'Panther" controline model from the 1950s. Does anyone out there have a copy???
Looks like at least Tom Dixon lists it for sale. In Google search it says "Three photocopy sheets of the original larger winged Panther. Very rare plan. .35 to .40 engines. $15.00"

I try not to visit his site because of all the popup windows I get there.
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Old May 14, 2012, 11:22 AM
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Wonder what the colours were?
Black & White - no colour TV in 1955.

Sorry, couldn't resist it

Ray
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Old May 14, 2012, 01:04 PM
I like real wooden aeroplanes!
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Black & White - no colour TV in 1955.

Sorry, couldn't resist it

Ray
Very funny Ray. I was hoping perhaps someone had seen the original in the flesh as it were. Mind you, it wouldn't have helped much if we did have colour TV then, judging by the quality of the first colour TV I saw some ten years or so later. I only realised it was supposed to be colour when the possee in the horse opera I was watching jumped up on their PURPLE horses!
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Old May 14, 2012, 07:03 PM
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Comet phillips aeroneer

The Outerzone plan is for a 16-inch 'dime scale' model, I didn't think that such a version existed. I am looking for printwood patterns for a one-meter-wingspan model, more or less.

Thanks for the help, everybody.
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Old May 14, 2012, 07:26 PM
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I have lesson 2 in May 1947 MAN and will be receiving April and June 1947 MAN which should cover lessons 1 and 3. The latter issues should be here within a week. I will be glad to scan the articles and send them to you by PM.

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thanks for taking the time to collect them so you can post them, I like to read as many of the old guides that I can, lots of good simple designs, and lots of good information in them

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Old May 15, 2012, 04:30 AM
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Moby Dick

Hi all,
Iíve always liked the look of this plane and itís a bit ę special Ľ for me.
When I was a kid (around 1950), I used to gaze in wonder at all the planes in Aeromodeller that were light years above me in terms of both technical ability and financial means... For me, they must have been created by star designers who were aeromodelling Gods.
One of the planes that impressed me was this glider.
Then one day, I canít remember how or why, it dawned on me that the designer/creator of this beautiful plane (Eric Smith) was none other than the proprietor of the cycle shop right opposite my school. I can still remember my amazement today!
Anyway, I scanned the magazine plan at 600 dpi and sent it to Steve at Outerzone. Steve scaled the plan and cleaned it up, and the result is a really excellent plan that could be built from "as is".
The only minor problem is that the magazine plan covers two pages, so it needs a slight stitching job down the middle. So if some kind plan stitcher would just give this plan some attention...
Brian
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:01 AM
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Lovely model Brian. It would almost be worth building one just so that, when greeted at the flying field with the question "Moby Dick?" you could respond classically "No, it's just the way I walk!" Boom-boom!
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Old May 15, 2012, 06:32 AM
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Beautiful model!!!

Horrendous joke............
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Old May 15, 2012, 07:19 AM
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G'day all. I know there are other places for these type of pics but I built both Buzzards from plans I found here so take a look.
I know the 72" was built from plans posted by Scott Backen and I think the Baby Buzzard plans were from this forum.
The big one is OS 48 powered, JR radio and a gentle Sunday flier.
The little one is 36", Futaba radio and just 14ounces with 2 cell 750Mah LiPo and small Hobby City bell motor.

Both fly just beautifully. Thanks to everyone that posts plans on this forum.
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Old May 15, 2012, 01:59 PM
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anyone have the eagle V plan from RCM?
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Old May 15, 2012, 02:37 PM
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Beautiful model!!!

Horrendous joke............
It's got to be better than the Irish Washer Woman called Dhobi Mick!!!
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Old May 15, 2012, 03:22 PM
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Lovely model Brian. It would almost be worth building one just so that, when greeted at the flying field with the question "Moby Dick?" you could respond classically "No, it's just the way I walk!" Boom-boom!
Dang it, Sundancer, now I have to build that model just so I can use that joke!
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Old May 15, 2012, 04:12 PM
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It's got to be better than the Irish Washer Woman called Dhobi Mick!!!
I didn't get it, Al, but it sure sounds awefull anyway!
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Old May 15, 2012, 08:19 PM
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Its the English language barrier, caused by a major expanse of water (known as the Pond)....

"Dhobi" (aka dobie): immigrant washer woman

"Mick": Derrogatory means of referring to One from the Emerald Isle.

And, I am ashamed to admit, I find the play on words rather hilarious!

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I didn't get it, Al, but it sure sounds awefull anyway!
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