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Eaglet 50 ( 50 in. / 127 cm )


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Eaglet 50

Carl Goldberg Models's Eaglet 50

The Eaglet 50 was designed by Carl Goldberg as a sport trainer suitable for beginning fliers and sized for .09 to
.20 CID glow engines. Control options include 2-channel (rudder and throttle), 3- channel (rudder, elevator, and throttle),
and 4-channel (rudder, elevator, ailerons, and throttle). The design has an extremely simple layout with a box fuselage and
constant chord wing, and would be a great "first-time scratch build" for a low-time modeler. Modern radio equipment
available these days, compared to the relatively large & heavy equipment of the 70s when the Eaglet 50 was kitted, would
allow a modern version to be lighter than the original 45-50 ounces cited in the plans. The Eaglet 50 would also be a terrific
sport plane for electric propulsion with a propulsion system in the 400-500 watt class. Building suggestions: be sure to add
the balsa wing "webs" (with wood grain running vertically) joining the top and bottom wing spars, needed for strength; include the fuselage doubler strengtheners in the forward fuselage; and don't cut out the fuselage's "side windows" as these needlessly weaken the fuselage in a
critical area.

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ID: 80904
File Size: 1.9 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Trainer
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.15-To-0.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Publisher: Carl Goldberg Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: Kit G28
Designer: Carl Goldberg
Weight:45 oz.
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 26/03/2015 23:30
Updated: 30/03/17 12:39:00am
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Plan ID:80904
Keywords:Eaglet 50 Goldberg sport trainer
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:4-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Trainer
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.15-To-0.20-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:45 oz.
Weight Class:1000g-To-1500g (35.2oz-To-52.9oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Beginner
Pilot Skills:Beginner
Publisher:Carl Goldberg Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Reference:Kit G28
Designer:Carl Goldberg
Restorer:jmd
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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