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Scout ( 20 in. / 50.8 cm )

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Kiel Kraft's Scout

The Kiel Kraft "Scout" is a 20" biplane model, designed by Bill Dean in 1947 for control-line 'team racing'. In this event, several models race simultaneously, limited by engine displacement and fuel tank volume. The winner is the first to complete a set number of laps with one or two 'pit stops' during the race to refuel. Control-line "team racing" is contested at the World Championships level as the F2D class, .15 CID maximum and a very small 'no nitro' fuel allotment. The "Scout" was designed early on for club racing, presumably, using small displacement diesel motors for propulsion. The design features include a fairly small wing area, light weight, and thin symmetrical airfoils for speed.

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ID: 90667
File Size: 2.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Racing
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 20 in. / 50.8 cm
Publisher: Kiel Kraft
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Bill Dean
Date: 01/1947
Weight Class:100g-To-200g (3.5oz-To-7.0oz)
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 18/11/16 07:14:31pm
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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:90667
Keywords:Kiel Kraft Scout Bill Dean control-line team racing
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Racing
Wingspan: 20 in. / 50.8 cm
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Flat
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Diesel-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:100g-To-200g (3.5oz-To-7.0oz)
Construction Skills:Beginner
Pilot Skills:Beginner
Publisher:Kiel Kraft
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Bill Dean
Restorer:Derick Scott
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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