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Wing Derringer

Flying Models magazine's Wing Derringer

The Wing Derringer was originally designed by John Thorp and initially named the Thorp T-17. The design was acquired by George Wing who manufactured the plane, now known as the Derringer, through his company, Wing Aircraft Company. The Derringer was designed as a twin engine sport aircraft and featured several structural innovations as well as retractable tricycle landing gear.

The 60" span Derringer model was designed by noted model aircraft designer Jack Sheeks, powered by two glow engines in the .15 to .35 CID range. Construction is quite straightforward and the model would make an ideal "knockabout" sport scale aircraft and first-time platform for twin engines and retractable landing gear.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wing_Derringer
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ID: 92008
File Size: 1.5 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Publisher: Flying Models magazine
Designer: Jack Sheeks
Date: 10/1970
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:17
Updated: 30/11/15 02:41:18am
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Plan ID:92008
Keywords:Wing Derringer Thorp T-17 Sheeks twin engine sport scale
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:4-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:2-To-4
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Flying Models magazine
Date:10/1970
Designer:Jack Sheeks
Restorer:JJ
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