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Merlin ( 64.6 in. / 164 cm )

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Merlin model airplane plan


Modelhob's Merlin

The Modelhob Merlin is an interesting aerobatic model with very sleek lines. It is intended to have 6-7 channel radio-control, with throttle, 2x aileron, elevator, rudder and flaps as standard but can also be fitted with upper wing-surface spoilers. Unusually the design features a single main wheel and wing-tip outriggers; information is shown for modification to a conventional dual main wheel configuration.

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ID: 82635
File Size: 4.9 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Acro
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.60-To-0.90-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 64.6 in. / 164 cm
Publisher: Modelhob
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: M227/1982
Designer: Modelhob
Date: 06/1982
Weight:3800 g
Listing Editor: JB64aero
Added: 31/03/2015 22:30
Updated: 26/08/20 10:07:42am
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Plan ID:82635
Keywords:Low wing aerobatic F3A 10cc 0.61
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Acro
Wingspan: 64.6 in. / 164 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.60-To-0.90-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:3800 g
Weight Class:2500g-To-4000g (88.1oz-To-141.0oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
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Date:31/03/2015 22:30
File size:4.9 MB
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Date:31/03/2015 22:30
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