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Great Lakes 2T-1a Sport Trainer ( 57 in. / 144.8 cm )

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Great Lakes 2T-1a Sport Trainer

Scale Line Model Products's Great Lakes 2T-1a Sport Trainer

The Great Lakes Sport Trainer is a biplane trainer and aerobatic aircraft, originally produced in large numbers before the company building it went bankrupt in 1933. Due to its continuing popularity, the design was eventually placed back into production in the 1970s and again in 2011 by WACO Classic Aircraft. The plans set for this 57" span model was produced by Scale LIne Model Products in the early 1960s and are beautifully drawn and detailed. Designed to a scale of 5" = 8', the model is sized for .35 to .45 glow engines and a K&B 45 Sportster engine is shown on the plans; a slightly larger displacement four-stroke engine would be a perfect power plant for this aircraft, and electric propulsion would also be a good option. Construction is all-wood and generally straightforward. The bottom wing is a rectangular planform while the top wing is slightly swept; both wing panels have constant chord rib sections, however, which would ease construction.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes_Sport_Trainer
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ID: 81541
File Size: 9.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Trainer
Scale:Scale (1:2)
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 57 in. / 144.8 cm
Publisher: Scale Line Model Products
Date: 01/1961
Weight Class:2000g-To-2500g (70.5oz-To-88.1oz)
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Added: 27/03/2015 00:26
Updated: 28/02/16 11:44:12pm
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Plan ID:81541
Keywords:Great Lakes Sport Trainer Scale Line scale biplane
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Trainer
Wingspan: 57 in. / 144.8 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Biplane
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:2000g-To-2500g (70.5oz-To-88.1oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Scale Line Model Products
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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