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Guppy ( 34 in. / 86.4 cm )


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Guppy

Ace R/C's Guppy

Tom Runge of Ace R/C designed the 34" Guppy in the early 70s as a single channel rudder-only
powered glider, the original using foam wings; conventional wing built-up structure is shown on the plans. Power was a reed valve Cox .020 Pee Wee, unthrottled, installed on a pylon over the wing, facing forward. Although the Guppy was originally controlled by a rudder escapement, a more practical approach today would be to control rudder and elevator with micro servos. There's room in the fuselage to handle a small LiPo pack to power a small brushless electric motor, replacing the Cox Pee Wee.

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ID: 81667
File Size: 566.9 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 34 in. / 86.4 cm
Publisher: Ace R/C
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Tom Runge
Date: 1970
Weight:8 Ounces
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 27/03/2015 12:59
Updated: 13/12/15 04:15:08am
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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:81667
Keywords:Guppy Ace Tom Runge Cox .020 Pee Wee rudder only single channel escapement
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:1-ch
Functions:Elevator-Rudder
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 34 in. / 86.4 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Skid
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:8 Ounces
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Beginner
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Ace R/C
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:1970
Designer:Tom Runge
Restorer:dfritzke Gene Rock
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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