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Bristol M.1D ( 26 1/2 in. / 66 cm )

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Bristol M.1D

Aeromodeller magazine's Bristol M.1D

The Bristol M.1D was a "one off" experimental 'testbed' aircraft used by the Bristol aircraft company in the 1920s to
evaluate various engines. Powered by a 3 cylinder radial engine, the M.1D won first
place in-class, 1922 Aerial Derby, but while evaluating a more powerful engine in 1923, the plane
crashed, killing its pilot. The model shown, a 26 1/2" span model designed by Bill Dennis, is a sport
scale free flight model, rubber powered. Keen-eyed modelers should take note of several design
subtleties, challenging to execute properly. The wing panels feature fully curved
LEs and TEs, as well as closely spaced full- and partial-ribs with a thin airfoil. The two wing
panels "plug into" the fuselage sides and are secured in-place by 'flying' wires.

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ID: 79986
File Size: 914.9 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Xperimental
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 26 1/2 in. / 66 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeller magazine
Designer: Bill Dennis
Date: 05/1987
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
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Added: 25/03/2015 16:18
Updated: 16/11/16 10:33:08pm
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Hi! I'm aeroastro

Fascinated with model aviation since a youngster, my modeling experience includes control-line, indoor modeling, competition free flight, r/c competition thermal sailplanes, r/c electric powered models, and more recently, Giant Scale r/c models. After gaining an MIT Aeronautical/Astronautical degree, I served 29 years in the USAF in the space and missile fields, serving as Program Manager for two major space programs. Presently retired and residing in Southern California, enjoying its year-around excellent

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Plan ID:79986
Keywords:Bristol M.1D sport scale free flight rubber Bill Dennis
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Xperimental
Wingspan: 26 1/2 in. / 66 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:Mid-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Aeromodeller magazine
Designer:Bill Dennis
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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