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Jul 12, 2011, 04:02 PM
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Here is one that you don't see everyday.
Sandow by Cal Smith
1/2A PAA Free Flight
I measure the wing span to be 35.84"
The scan comes from "CAL SMITH ON Model Building"
FAWCETT BOOK #139 1952

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Jul 12, 2011, 04:32 PM
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hey, JohnB! How did the Sperry Messenger work out?
Jul 12, 2011, 05:43 PM
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Puddleduck I must be quackers but I want one. Any of our Australian members have any clues as to whether plans exist for this one.
Jul 12, 2011, 05:58 PM


anybody have a scanned PDF plans of Mooney´s 1/2 A wrecktangle FF published in M.A.N. years 196 or 1957? thanks
Jul 12, 2011, 06:04 PM
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All todays offering come from Aeromodeller June 1957 despite the date at the bottom of the Courier plan as may 1957.

Boulton Paul Overstrand. - part of the famous Biplanes series this apart from describing the aircraft gives excellent 3 views and details to construct a solid model.
Some scale modeller must want to have a go at making a flying version I have never seen such an ugly/attractive biplane.

Courier 42" span sports model for .5 - 1cc engines FF

Ryan NPY4 The Spirit of St Louis 34" span FF scale model of the Spirit of St Louis.

Spirit of St Louis - This is the aircraft described with its history and excellent 3 views.

Skiffler 47" span semi scale C/L stunt model.
Jul 12, 2011, 06:13 PM
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Gene, thanks for the PAA Sandow.
Nice to see the article all on one file.
Mr. Wiz has an .049 Wasp that fits the plans.
Jul 12, 2011, 06:20 PM
My first FF plane was the Wrecktangle at age of 13 with a cox 0.49 soace bug junior. Years later circa 1968 I buld my second wrecktangle, but I lost the plan. Now I want to buil my 3rd Wrectangle as Rc plane.
Jul 12, 2011, 07:12 PM
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Anyone have the plan for Ted Strader's "Cirrus"? It was similar to his Nomad, but larger (about 70 inches) and a little sleeker. Flying Models published it in the early 70s.

Jul 12, 2011, 07:23 PM
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Ted Strader's "Cirrus'' Plans

Originally Posted by brokenspar
Anyone have the plan for Ted Strader's "Cirrus"? It was similar to his Nomad, but larger (about 70 inches) and a little sleeker. Flying Models published it in the early 70s.

Betcha Ralph B can help with that one he last posted on page 329 send him a P.M. and see

Jul 12, 2011, 08:47 PM
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How about Jim Fullerton's Pellican at full size?
Jul 12, 2011, 09:55 PM
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John B's Handywork

Here is John Blankenship's SE5A, from (I believe) 1975 FM Center Plan.
Jul 12, 2011, 10:23 PM
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Originally Posted by kenny e
Hi Freddie B

I have a total of 16 vintage Guillow plans but they are all jpeg files and will need to be converted to PDF. first befor posting here. so its going to take a little longer I will get them on as soon as I can.

Thanks Kenny! Saw you started some of the posting. I was going to say I could help convert to pdf if the jpeg's were sent to me, but you are way ahead! Just got back from a 7 day trip and working my tail off catching up!

Thanks fo all you do for the good of this project in process. (everyone else too BTW).

Jul 13, 2011, 12:32 AM
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Has anybody tried the new Nitro Pro yet? I just got an E-mail about it, offering both a free version, and the full up $100+ version. Sounds like it can join multiple pages into a single file, like a number of submissions here have been.

Johnblankenship, I would be greatful if you could upload the wing plan for the Scout. Apparently, when I was scanning the photocopies of the ariginal article, I missed the wing, and as I stated earlier, I have had to send huge quantities of paper to the recycler. Sometimes I feel like kicking myself for not having done a better job of protecting the old magazines. During a move, I actually had to throw out almost 35 boxes of older model airplane, boat, and railroad magazines, retaining about 15 selected boxes. It's now down to about 5 for the MA.

I also appreciate your not having a problem with the upload to this site. Thank you!

Just realized, this batch has a competition helicopter or so.

Now for some more uploads.
Jul 13, 2011, 02:03 AM
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Scientific plans

Any one got any of the little 1/2A control line plans for the ones with the built up wings and profile fuselage. not the hollow log type models by the Scientific.

Thanks Ratracer

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