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Baby Boomer ( 40 in. / 101.6 cm )


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Baby Boomer model airplane plan

Baby Boomer

Scott Christensen's Baby Boomer

The "Baby Boomer" is a little 2 channel powered glider for the Cox TeeDee .010. This was an unpublished plan designed by Scott Christensen. This plan was recreated by Gene Rock then exported to .pdf so you can print it out and build one for yourself. A lovely little plane, Scott did some nice work.

This is a simple powered glider model - simple to build, that is. Flying should be a lot of fun after a few short test flights to adjust trim and balance settings. The fuselage is rectangular in cross-section which means not a lot of balsa bending compound curves. The wing is a beautiful ellipse with a dihedral of 4 5/32 inches. The wing ribs have a flat bottom which could make cutting them from 1/16th inch balsa sheet. The most difficult problem might be finding a Cox .010 TD engine or an alternative. A small electric motor system could solve the power problem.

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Sources: http://my.pclink.com/~dfritzke/index.html
Details: Full Details
ID: 96008
File Size: 2.9 MB
Type: Glider
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Thermal
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 40 in. / 101.6 cm
Publisher: Scott Christensen
Pub. Ref: Baby Boomer
Designer: Scott Christensen
Date: 01/1987
Weight:10 oz.
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 26/02/2016 20:56
Updated: 28/02/16 02:56:00am
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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:96008
Keywords:Baby Boomer 2 channels glider Cox TD 020 Scott Christensen Dave Fritzke
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Glider
Channels:2-ch
Functions:Elevator-Rudder
Aircraft Use:Thermal
Wingspan: 40 in. / 101.6 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Skid
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:10 oz.
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Scott Christensen
Date:01/1987
Reference:Baby Boomer
Designer:Scott Christensen
Restorer:Gene Rock
First Scan:Gene Rock
Category:PDF Bitmap Model Airplane Plans
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