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de Havilland DH.60 Moth ( 68 in. / 172.7 cm )


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de Havilland DH.60 Moth

Flying Models magazine's de Havilland DH.60 Moth

The de Havilland DH.60 Gipsy (aka Gypsy) Moth is a twin seat biplane designed in the 1920s for touring and training,
and has become quite popular in civilian flying clubs up to the current time. Elmer Nowak published his 68" span
version in Flying Models magazine and his model version is sized for .40 to .60 two-stroke glow engines, slightly
larger displacement four-stroke engines. Nowak's plane features symmetrical wing airfoils so the model's
flight characteristics should be quite 'zippy' with good intermediate aerobatic performance. As is true for
all biplane models, builders should take care to align the motor and both wing panels with-respect-to fuselage
reference axes.

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ID: 81677
File Size: 3.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Civilian
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 68 in. / 172.7 cm
Publisher: Flying Models magazine
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Designer: Elmer Nowack
Date: 04/1962
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 27/03/2015 12:59
Updated: 30/03/17 01:47:46am
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Plan ID:81677
Keywords:De Havilland Moth Gipsy Gypsy sport scale biplane
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:4-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Civilian
Wingspan: 68 in. / 172.7 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Flying Models magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:04/1962
Designer:Elmer Nowack
Restorer:JJ
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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