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T-9 Bleak - Kauko Kuosma ( 72 in. / 182.9 cm )

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T-9 Bleak - Kauko Kuosma

T-9 Bleak - Kauko Kuosma

The T-9 Bleak was designed by Kauko Kuosma (from Finland) in the 1960s who was a prolific designer of model float planes and amphibian model aircraft. I am attaching an article that I found in a thread in RCGroups.com that chronicles some of his designs – but not nearly all.

The plan that can be downloaded here has no text to aid the model builder but if you've built one model airplane from plans you can probably build this one with few problems. he airplane has a wingspan of 72.5 inches and a fuselage length of 48.25 inches. The wing chord of the center section is 9.12 i2hes and the cord at the wing tip is 6.75 inches. I could find no information on the engine that Mr. Kuosma used it in this model but it appears from several references on the Internet that it was a diesel of unknown displacement.

There are some videos of Mr. Kuosma flying one of his float planes using a pulse radio system. The information I inserted in the attributes presumes that the model builder today would use "modern" proportional RC equipment.

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Details: Full Details
ID: 91400
File Size: 1.9 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Civilian
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 72 in. / 182.9 cm
Weight:38 oz.
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 24/05/2015 10:15
Updated: 15/02/16 12:16:49am
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

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Plan ID:91400
Keywords:T-9 Bleak Kauko Kuosma amphibian floatplane diesel power civilian
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Civilian
Wingspan: 72 in. / 182.9 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Polyhedral
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Diesel-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:38 oz.
Weight Class:1000g-To-1500g (35.2oz-To-52.9oz)
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:Advanced
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