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Messerschmitt M.20B ( 10 in. / 25.4 cm )

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Messerschmitt M.20B

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The Messerschmitt M.20 was a German single-engine, high-wing monoplane 10-seat passenger transport aircraft, developed in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Deutsche Luft Hansa used it throughout the 1930s on a variety of routes in Central Europe. The model presented here was designed by Dave "VTO" Linstrum and is a scale rubber free flight, flown indoors, to "Pistachio" rubber scale rules, a variation of the more well-known "Peanut" rubber scale rules. In a nutshell (sorry for the pun), Pistachio models can have either a 8" maximum wingspan OR a 6" maximum overall length, not counting the propeller. The M.20 model here was designed for the latter 6" length criterion and has a 10" wingspan to aid its flight duration. Construction for serious contest work is strictly for expert builders as in addition to competitive flight times, Pistachio models are also scored for scale details. The recommended weight for this model, again for serious competition, is a scant 2 grams, not counting rubber weight.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BFW_M.20
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ID: 82644
File Size: 1.2 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Airliner
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 10 in. / 25.4 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeller magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Dave Linstrum
Date: 4/1997
Weight:4 g
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 31/03/2015 22:30
Updated: 14/02/16 04:26:21am
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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:82644
Keywords:Messerschmidt M.20 Pistachio rubber scale indoor Linstrum
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Airliner
Wingspan: 10 in. / 25.4 cm
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:4 g
Weight Class:Less-Than-50g (1.75oz)
Construction Skills:Expert
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:Aeromodeller magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Dave Linstrum
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans
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