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Extra 230 87in ( 87 in. / 221 cm )


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Extra 230 87in model airplane plan

Extra 230 87in

ACE R/C's Extra 230 87in

Extra 230 - Radio control model. 87 inch span, 1,190 square inch wing area, Quadra 35 engine shown. Scale is 30%. Quote from designer: - "...not of a vintage aircraft per-say, but it is from a defunct model company, Ace R/C. Requests on various forums from builders with the old kit but lacking a usable plan prompted my restoration. The plan had numerous penciled notes and cuts that made for a challenging clean-up. It's a 'big boy'! I have also included the build manual at 300 dpi for clear printing."

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ID: 81001
File Size: 4.4 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 87 in. / 221 cm
Publisher: ACE R/C
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Joe Demarco
Date: 1992
Weight:240 Ounces
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: CoMIYC69
Added: 26/03/2015 23:31
Updated: 10/12/15 04:57:15pm
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Love building and flying. I've always flown on private property and only been involved with clubs twice. I live in southern Ontario Canada near Niagara Falls. I build at least one plane a year. I am fairly new to 3D helicopters.

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My name is Donnie and I've been flying planes, helicopters, racing cars and launching rockets since 1970 when I got my first U-control plane from Carl Goldberg models. I finally got my first RC in 1983 a Cessna 182 kit with four channels. My favorite planes are 3D of every sort of aircraft. Anything capable of punching holes in the sky. IRL I work with programming and I use the skills I have to build my own designs and plans. Thank you for the donations.


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Plan ID:81001
Keywords:large 3D aerobic pattern sport
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:5-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Flaps-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 87 in. / 221 cm
Wingspan Class:200cm-To-260cm (79in-To-102in)
Wing Position:Mid-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:240 Ounces
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:ACE R/C
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:1992
Designer:Joe Demarco
Restorer:theshadow A.Beck-plan_collection
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Plans from Magazines
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Date:26/03/2015 23:31
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Rating:4.66(9Votes)
File size:4.4 MB
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Date:26/03/2015 23:31
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