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Howard DGA-8 ( 24 in. / 61 cm )


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Howard DGA-8 model airplane plan

Howard DGA-8

Howard DGA-8

This is a free flight true scale civil airplane meant to be flown indoor´s

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ID: 81949
File Size: 682.1 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Civilian
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Weight Class:300g-To-500g (10.5oz-To-17.6oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 28/03/2015 20:17
Updated: 22/12/15 05:37:42pm
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Plan ID:81949
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Civilian
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:300g-To-500g (10.5oz-To-17.6oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Novice
Restorer:daddyrabbit1954
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Additional reference information YellowJacket on 02/06/2018 15:32
It would help if this file also had reference to Earl Stahl & Flyline


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