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Cessna CR-2 ( 24 in. / 61 cm )


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Cessna CR-2

Dave Rees's Cessna CR-2

The Cessna CR-2 was the second in a series of Cessna-designed racing planes designed and flown competitively in the 1930s,
the CR-2's design featuring an elliptical wing planform, mid-fuselage wing mounting, and open ------------pit
for the solo pilot. The 24" model presented was designed by extremely talented free flight rubber scale
designer Dave Rees for Flying Aces Club (FAC) Thompson Trophy racing, an "all up - last down" mass launch
FAC-sponsored event. The model features extremely light construction requiring the skills and
building talents of advanced model builders who specialize in this type of competition modeling. Note
the laminated wing LEs and TEs, "sliced" wing ribs, and overall lightweight structure throughout. With a
final structure weight (minus rubber strip) of less than 50 grams, Dave's CR-2 model is an exceptionally fine
example of extremely sophisticated engineering!

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_CR-2
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ID: 80193
File Size: 1.4 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Racing
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Publisher: Dave Rees
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Dave Rees
Weight:49 g
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 25/03/2015 19:41
Updated: 07/06/17 03:39:58pm
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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:80193
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Racing
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:Mid-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:None
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:49 g
Weight Class:Less-Than-50g (1.75oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:Dave Rees
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Dave Rees
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