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Piper Pacer ( 37 in. / 94 cm )

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Piper Pacer

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The Piper PA-20 Pacer was a four-seater, fabric-covered, general aviation aircraft produced in the early 1950s for the post-WW2 civilian flying market. The Pacer was moderately successful for its intended market, but was superseded by the "viral" marketing success of Piper's PA-22 Tri-Pacer that outsold the Pacer by 8:1! The Tri-Pacer's tricycle landing gear, plus a broader range of higher performance engine options, were the keys to its success. Regardless, Earl Cayton has designed a nifty 37" span 1/2A glow engine-powered sport free flight Pacer model - the model's larger size will make it easier to trim and fly! The plans were originally printed in Flying Models magazine and are 1/4 size, with liberal use of reference measurements and full-size patterns to make 'scratch' building easier. Pragmatic upgrades include electric propulsion (150-250 watts), and miniature servos for rudder and elevator control, ailerons optional. Thanks to "starcad" and "hogal" for providing Cayton's plans for this classic Piper aircraft from its "Short Wing Piper" design series!

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ID: 83315
File Size: 2.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Civilian
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.049-To-0.15-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 37 in. / 94 cm
Publisher: Flying Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Earl Cayton
Date: 10/1954
Weight:7.5 oz.
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Added: 08/04/2015 14:15
Updated: 12/03/20 02:03:34am
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Plan ID:83315
Keywords:Piper Pacer sport free flight scale 37" wingspan Cayton Flying Models .049
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Civilian
Wingspan: 37 in. / 94 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.049-To-0.15-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:7.5 oz.
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Flying Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Earl Cayton
Restorer:starcad, hogal
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Plans from Magazines
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Date:08/04/2015 14:15
File size:2.0 MB
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