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Howard DGA-6 ( 24 in. / 61 cm )

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Howard DGA-6

Flying Models magazine's Howard DGA-6

Presented here is an elegantly designed rendition of the Howard DGA-6 that as the "Mister Mulligan" was raced in the 1930s Bendix and Thompson Trophy air races. Designed to win the Bendix, a long distance air race, the "Mister Mulligan" won the 1935 Bendix and National Air Races by flying at high altitude and fast enough to complete the race flying nonstop, a novel strategy that had not been attempted previously. Master model designer Dave Rees has crafted a 24" span free flight rubber scale model to be competitive in Flying Aces competition and with extremely lightweight structure designed to provide a competitive edge in appearance points as well as flight duration, Dave's model is quite intricate in its structural details, using extremely thin materials chosen for lightness and strength. Careful building and attention to details should reward the builder with an extremely high performance model, not recommended for novice builders.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Howard_DGA-6
Details: Full Details
ID: 81948
File Size: 1.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Racing
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Publisher: Flying Models magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Dave Rees
Date: 04/1985
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
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Added: 28/03/2015 20:17
Updated: 29/03/17 01:01:36am
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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:81948
Keywords:Howard DGA-5 Mister Mulligan Bendix Thompson Trophy Flying Aces FAC Rees free flight rubber 24" scale
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Racing
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Flying Models magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Dave Rees
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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