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Denight Special

RCM magazine's Denight Special

Denight Special
Plan 142

The full scale Denight Special was a competitive pylon racing aircraft, and this model is Joe Martin's rendition, published in 1965 when the first model aircraft were being designed and flown for the then-new NMPRA (National Miniature Pylon Racing Association) pylon racing event. With the new emphasis on scale-like appearance, these planes were much more attractive with realistic flight appearances compared to previous pylon racers. The model's designer, "Jersey" Joe Martin, designed his 50" Denight Special with Bonner r/c equipment and powered by a Johnson .36 engine. Although now a "vintage" pylon racer design, Joe's Denight Special would make an excellent sport flying model using modern radio equipment with a strong .40 engine. www.craftsmanshipmuseum.com>.

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ID: 80695
File Size: 1.6 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Pylon-Racer
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Publisher: RCM magazine
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Pub. Ref: RCM 142
Designer: Joe Martin
Date: 03/1965
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
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Added: 26/03/2015 13:03
Updated: 30/06/18 09:54:36am
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Plan ID:80695
Keywords:Denight Special pylon racer Joe Martin .40
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Pylon-Racer
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:RCM magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Reference:RCM 142
Designer:Joe Martin
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Date:26/03/2015 13:03
File size:1.6 MB

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