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BC#003 - Priory Silhouette

#BC003 - Priory Silhouette

Aircraft Name: Silhouette
Manufacturer/Designer: Priory Models
Type: Sports Aerobatic
Construction: Veneered Foam Wing, Balsa-Ply fuselage, foam turtle dek, sheet balsa tail, fibreglass cowl and ockpit moulding.
First Flight: Wigg Island, Runcorn, March 1995
Wing Span: 55"
Wing area:
AUW: 7.25lbs as electric conversion
Power type - Glow, later converted to electric power
Motor: Irvine .46 - replaced by Twister 60 Brushless
ESC: Jeti Advance 40
Tank/Battery: SLEC 8oz - replaced by 16xGP3300 NiMhs
Propeller: 11"x6" - replaced by
Receiver: Futaba R138DF
Flight Pack: Futaba 4.8v 500mah NiCd
Servos: Aileron (bellcranks and pushrods) - Futaba S148, Elevator (pushrod) - S148, Rudder (pushrod) - S148, Throttle (Bowden cable)
Throws - Aileron 1/4"-1/2" ew, Elevator1/2"-3/4" u/d, Rudder 1-1.5" e/w.
Undercarriage - Piano Wire, fixed
Accessories: On board Simprop battery meter, J Perkins 1/8th scale latex pilot
Covering: Yellow Profilm wings. Silver Solarfilm Fuselage, Red/White Solarfilm Rudder, trimmed with Protrim

Ultimate fate: Heavy landing at WMC, broken fuselage -repairable.
Current status: Degeared and mothballed.

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