Built mostly per kit.. exceptions:
Wings built in three pieces for ease of
transport in a small foreign car
Empennage removable for
Scale split flaps added. See detail drawing
There's several detailed photos of how-to-do-its.. click on the links..
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The kit motor mount installation provides
for all lengths of useable motors.. shorten the box to fit your
Receiver battery is mounted up front, this
is a tail-heavy airplane.Lighter motors... Saito 91, takes about 10
ounces to balance. OS 1.08, OS 1.20 fit without ballast.All kinds of
The fin post comes out with the vertical
and horizontal when the tail is removed.PT19C.jpg
To fit the wing into my Mazda 323.... The
wing is split just outboard of the landing gear, in this manner. The
outer panel is held to the inner panel in flight with safety wire
around screws. pt19n.jpg
Paper tubes in the wings for servo wire
Robart scale oleo main mount struts
Flap details....pushrod comes from
center mounted servo, with bellcranks
to change actuation direction. See
for more details
... In-flight, flaps up and down..very little trim change with flaps down.
.. Wing joiner details.. the wing splits just outside the flaps..
Full-scale, March AFB Museum
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