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Pitts Skelton Aerobatic Bipe ( 25 in. / 63.5 cm )


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Pitts Skelton Aerobatic Bipe

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ABOUT THE AIRPLANE
The Pitts Special (company designations S1 and S2) is a series of light aerobatic biplanes designed by Curtis Pitts. It has accumulated many competition wins since its first flight in 1944. The Pitts biplanes dominated world aerobatic competition in the 1960s and 1970s and, even today, remain a potent competition aircraft in the lower categories.

ABOUT THE MODEL
This is one beefy control line model airplane. The leading edge of each wing is 1/2" X 3/4" balsa (the top wing that has a span of 25".) A bonus in the design is that the two wings share the same rib template although making 36 of them might not be considered a bonus. The fuselage has 1/8" slab sides with 3/32" stringers. The turtle deck is covered with 1/16" sheet.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitts_Special
Details: Full Details
ID: 90430
File Size: 3.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Sport
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 25 in. / 63.5 cm
Publisher: Air Trails Plan Service Dept
Pub. Ref: 950
Designer: A. Kochman
Weight:1.5 lb.
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 08/05/16 11:11:24pm
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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

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Plan ID:90430
Keywords:Pitts Skelton Aerobatic Bipe .29 glow engine civilian stunt control line
Class:Control-Line
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 25 in. / 63.5 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Biplane
Wing Dihedral:Flat
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:1.5 lb.
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Air Trails Plan Service Dept
Reference:950
Designer:A. Kochman
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