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Old Aug 26, 2002, 05:11 PM
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Need plan or good 3-view of Vickers Wellesley

I would like to try to do a F3 Vickers Wellesley slow/park flyer that will run on a DXA.

I'd go up to a 280 but I made the mistake of ordering my 280s from Todd's models and they didn't come with any connectors at all. The connectors (Wattage motor Male) I need cost $2 a piece at HobbyPeople! I'm still trying to find somewhere to buy them in at least a 5 pack. Next time I'll buy from AeroMicro.

Does anyone have an old plan they could share, post, e-mail me??

If nothing else I'd even take a good 3-view.
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Old Aug 26, 2002, 05:14 PM
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Here's some more info on the Wellesley

The Vickers Wellesley was the first of the Vickers designs to employ the unique geodetic construction of famed designer, Barnes Wallis. Originally submitted against a biplane requirement for a light bomber, the Wellesley was a two-seat, low wing monoplane design. Unusually, the payload was intended to be carried in underwing panniers to preserve the integrity of the fuselage construction. The Wellesley was a successful pre-war design and the type was used by the RAF's Long Range Development Flight in setting a 1938 world long distance record flying from Egypt to Australia. By the outbreak of World War II, Wellesley's had been replaced in RAF's Bomber Command by twin-engined bombers such as Hampdens, Whitleys and Wellingtons. Largely obsolete by the start of hostilities, Wellesleys played a small but important part in the Middle East and North Africa campaigns along with various other pre-war designs. Canadian crews had some experience with the Vickers Wellesley while attached to RAF squadrons.
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Old Aug 26, 2002, 06:45 PM
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Yours isn't here, but a 100's other are.


http://members.fortunecity.com/inedesca/

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Old Jan 14, 2006, 07:29 AM
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Here's a beauty I've wanted to do for a Long time ....Would make a super parkflyer with those long wings and moments and radial/cd motor .... sorta' gliderlike ... so we're back to looking for a 3 view ..... Anybody ????
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Old Jan 14, 2006, 07:45 AM
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OOPS!!! Look what I found!!! Can't post here .... Go to Google ...images ... enter Vw and 3 view comes UP .... OK !!! lets build !!!

http://www.airpages.ru/cgi-bin/epg2.pl?page=drawwelle


Looks like a job for the Universal Fuselage ... at about 20" , that puts the VW ws at around 40 " ...Perfect !!!
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Old Jan 15, 2006, 11:26 AM
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Whoa that is so Ugly its beautiful and a nice huge wingspan ..should make a nice FFF model ..
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Old Jan 15, 2006, 11:40 AM
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Here ya go...

Good Luck!
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Old Jan 15, 2006, 02:18 PM
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Here is a good view http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/wellesley.html
there are a ton of these at http://www.airwar.ru/other/drawe.html
thats where I found a good view of the SB2C Helldiver that I started last night

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=465275
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Old Jan 16, 2006, 06:23 AM
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VRoy , only you could do it justice in scale .... I was kinda' thinking about a simple profile /crutch kinda' fuselage with a formed FFF cowl and an outrunner .... UC FFF wings just a gliderlike Parkflyer ... or the cheater UF and some scale compromises .... Just FUN stuff
Beav... Thanks for the old plans .... I've studied Walt's plans since I was a kid (some time ago ) and he made plans for just about anything and everything ....and He was most influential in sparking my design career...which has lasted some 40+years ...Thanks Walt ...!!!!!wherever you are ...in New Jersey......
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Old Jan 19, 2006, 08:06 AM
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No Takers , yet ??? This should be a SUPER Parkflyer ... at about 40 "... nice plastic bottle cowl ...cd motor .... What a Floater!!!! Since this BlowUP is a bit too complicated for my pencil and paper method (lots of time in the details ) some software guru needs to do this with a few keystrokes ... Ahem!!!!!!
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Old Jan 19, 2006, 09:51 AM
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Come On Glenn .. this thing begs to be done on pencil and paper .. Thats how my goose started out ..
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Old Jan 19, 2006, 06:28 PM
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Vyce , only YOU could do justice in FULL FOAM to a plane as Unique as this .... It's such an oddity ... SEB, radial cowling , those distant cockpits , and those looooong wings .... It just HAS to be a super flyer .... all my humble efforts have only produced the likes of several profile (or silly) models ...no serious scale efforts as thee
We have been a little busy here... with the recovery , or the attempted recovery .... still grimmmm! No time for involved artwork , plus that's what that new software is for .... bing , bang, boom ... enlarged 3 views..... tiled , yet !!!
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Old Jan 19, 2006, 06:41 PM
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Here ya go...

Good Luck!
That's a beautiful plan.. can you repost a gif, but archived into a ZIP file? There was quite a bit of quality lost upon upload.
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Old Jan 24, 2006, 07:08 AM
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I still think this would make a Super Parkflyer.... Drat !!! You guys are gonna' make me draw this thing .... by hand ... hours , I could have spent flying .... maybe for all this work we should just SELL the plans , eh ??? Then I could afford some 3 cell batteries...
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