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Baby Ace ( 64.5 in. / 163.8 cm )


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Baby Ace model airplane plan

Baby Ace

RCModeler's Baby Ace

Type Model: Radio Control, Semi-Scale Homebuilt
Construction: Built-up balsa
Wingspan:70.5 inches, parasol-wing, dihedral
Engine: single engine; OS Max .40
Designer: Jack Mathiesen
Magazine: RC Modeler (RCM) May 1955, reprinted Oct 1973, or Dec 1974 (some clarification needed)
Plan Language: English

The Baby Ace is a semi-scale model of the 1955 Mechanix Illustrated (magazine) homebuilt project aircraft. The plans for this model of the Baby Ace will build a 70.5-inch wingspan model powered by an OS Max .40 glow engine. There appears to be no unusual techniques involved - only those necessary to build a straight forward large sized model airplane. The plans do show a fiberglass engine cowl but a scratch builder can make a suitable substitute cowl from balsa or other soft wood at hand.

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Details: Full Details
ID: 79639
File Size: 3.8 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 64.5 in. / 163.8 cm
Publisher: RCModeler
Pub. Ref: 580
Designer: Jack Mathiesen
Date: 12/1974
Weight:5 lb.
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 25/03/2015 14:58
Updated: 01/06/16 05:51:04pm
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

Radio-Control Airplane Scale Outdoor Various-Wood-Types

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Plan ID:79639
Keywords:Baby Ace semi scale home built single glow engine civilian
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:4-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 64.5 in. / 163.8 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:Parasol
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:5 lb.
Weight Class:2000g-To-2500g (70.5oz-To-88.1oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:RCModeler
Date:12/1974
Reference:580
Designer:Jack Mathiesen
Restorer:theshadow
Category:PDF Bitmap Model Airplane Plans
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