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Water Ranger model airplane plan

Water Ranger

FMT's Water Ranger

This plan spent almost 40 years in my box. This is a really beautiful one - hope to meet some of them flying. In any case it's on my list-to-build in the near future.
Printing on two A1 sheets gives a wingspan of ca 170 cm and requires two .25 engines (4 ccm). In my opinion, these days electric motors should be considered.
However all measures given in the description relate to the plans printed on two A0 sheets, which will result in a wingspan of 256 cm. In this case two .40 engines (6.5 ccm) should be used.
When building the smaller version, you have to take 2/3 of any given measure - or take them directly from the plan. The article itself is in German.

Correction:

Thanks for sharing, its a nice plan!

The PDF was very large at aproximately 278% scale. I scaled it down to its original size of 256cm span. This is better because people wanting the oringinal can print as is and people wanting to scale can use the "order prints" calculator to find the scaling factor. No need to order anything, just type the desired wingspan and the calculator will spit return the scaling factor to ask at any printshop.
Fred

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ID: 102743
File Size: 3.1 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Cargo
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 100.8 in. / 256 cm
Publisher: FMT
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: MT 822 G
Designer: Pavel Bosak
Date: 01/1981
Weight Class:2500g-To-4000g (88.1oz-To-141.0oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: ziezgl
Added: 14/07/2020 20:07
Updated: 14/07/20 10:11:38pm
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Plan ID:102743
Keywords:flying boat
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:5-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Flaps-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Cargo
Wingspan: 100.8 in. / 256 cm
Wingspan Class:200cm-To-260cm (79in-To-102in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Flying-Boat
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:2-To-4
Weight Class:2500g-To-4000g (88.1oz-To-141.0oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:Advanced
Publisher:FMT
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:01/1981
Reference:MT 822 G
Designer:Pavel Bosak
Restorer:ziezgl
First Scan:ziezgl
Category:Model Builder
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Date:14/07/2020 20:07
Views:794
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File size:3.1 MB
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Date:14/07/2020 20:07
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