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Old Feb 22, 2012, 12:48 AM
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Advancing the Schmilblick!
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This is not nearly as old as many of the beautiful designs already shown here, but it is the oldest I have. The 'Apparition" from a little free flight plan book, copyright 1962.

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Old Feb 23, 2012, 10:56 AM
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F1B is ok.
Flying wing contest in 1948 at Göttingen.
Figure 2 (above) examines Walter Horten a flying wing.
From "Das Flugmodell" Jan. 1949

Heinz
Old Feb 23, 2012, 11:22 AM
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This place has a lot of older plans with a few wings scattered amoungst them.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/

However the PDF that I've gotten were SECURED and not even readable by some of my
older pdf tools or readers.
I did manage to use Adobe X to tile a printout.

What I wanted was to extract the Image to Jpg file type.

Your mileage may vary,

Bob
Old Mar 06, 2012, 05:50 PM
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Thermals, Tom
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Brown Jr. powered tailless


From the 1938 Zaic Yearbook, the Rickard Flying Wing.

So ahead of its time, it looks German
Old Mar 07, 2012, 02:45 AM
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This is becoming to be a really good archive.Wonder who'll be the first to resurect one.Bob?
Old Mar 07, 2012, 08:41 PM
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Nice one Kevin. I could see this one at 2.5m. Constructed with foam and balsa skins. Very Pterosaur-ish.

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Old Mar 14, 2012, 02:13 PM
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B for Bruce
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A couple of more vintage FF wings can be found in this post from the big Vintage Plans thread;

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...postcount=8930
Old Mar 14, 2012, 04:41 PM
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I like the Kling.

It alludes to some washout at the tips but
Just r23 & 24 I think !?!?
I'm Assuming a non linear taper.
Straight until 22 then twist the tips.
Or I missed something.
Old Mar 14, 2012, 05:53 PM
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Could that mean pack up the trailing edge (13/16?)at that rib?Would the foil change also add some washout effect?
Stuart(with hand up at the back of the class)
Old Mar 15, 2012, 11:40 AM
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Yes I saw that marking on the plans.

Washout is the effect IMHO

But I was just surprised at the last couple of ribs limitation.
Old Mar 20, 2012, 12:05 PM
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Thermals, Tom
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I compiled a list here:

Here and here
Old Mar 31, 2012, 05:41 PM
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Erwa 8


Here you can Download the plan of the Erwa8:
http://lamaflieger.jimdo.com/projekte/erwa8/bauplan/

And here is my building thread of a Erwa8 with 4meter Wingspan.
Double size of the original plan.
http://www.rc-network.de/forum/showt...-1930er-Jahren

Sorry all Infos are german.



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Old Mar 31, 2012, 06:05 PM
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Originally Posted by chroters View Post
And here is my building thread of a Erwa8 with 4meter Wingspan.
Sorry all Infos are german.
Christoph
Love the big ERWA 8. It has real old world charm. Great build log and photos too. Those are wild control surfaces.

Thanks for posting in English ( don't tell anyone, but it is not a requirement )

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Old Apr 01, 2012, 03:42 AM
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There's an old thread just been bumped over in giant electrics on the Lippisch Stork XIV.I hope the guy responds,that is a nice airframe.Iwas only vaguely aware of his pre war work,will have to do a bit of reading.
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Old Apr 08, 2012, 01:59 PM
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Anyone ever see a plan for one of these?


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