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Velie Monocoupe

Flying Scale Models's Velie Monocoupe

Nice little In/Outdoor 1/22 scale flyer. Kit still available approximately £9.95 for the plan and £30 for the cut/molded parts.

About this plane:
The first Monocoupe was built in an abandoned church in Davenport, Iowa, and first flew on April 1, 1927. Various models were in production, more or less, continuously, from that time until the late 1940s. The Monocoupe Company went bankrupt in 1950.

The original Monocoupe design came from Don A. Luscombe's desire to build an enclosed two-place aircraft for business or person use, something lighter and more comfortable than open-------------pit biplanes. Luscombe was somewhat influenced by the Belgian Delmonty-Poncelet Limousine, a high-wing monoplane with a side-by-side enclosed cabin and the reverse curve rear fuselage lines that were to become one of the signature identifier features of the Monocoupes. Luscombe founded Central States Aero Company and hired Clayton Folkerts, a young self-taught designer. In 1928, the Mono 22 was the first light aircraft awarded an Aircraft Type Certificate (number 22) and in 1930 it was fitted with a Velie M-5 engine to become the Model 70.

Why do you want to build and fly this plane?
It's fun all year round! It's tough and relatively inexpensive to put together. It's still popular. It will help you observe the traits of flight and gliding. It's extremely popular. You may want to see how it flies before trying a larger scale of the model. Scaled as large as 1/3 scale!

The plans are clear and easy to follow. Great for the beginner and the seasoned modeller. If you're young and don't see the thrill, take a second look at these classics. If 'flying' is what you love this is a great plan for enthusiasts.

Check out the video of a 1/4 scale model that was scaled fro a rubber band model. This is a great progression for those honing their crafting skills.

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ID: 91732
File Size: 3.8 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Civilian
Motor: CO2-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI 
Wingspan: Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Publisher: Flying Scale Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: 340
Designer: David Deadman
Date: 05-2001
Listing Editor: bluebird1
Added: 24/05/2015 10:17
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Plan ID:91732
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Civilian
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Skid
Motor Type:CO2-Powered
Motor Size:Less-Than-0.049-CI 
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Flying Scale Models
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:David Deadman
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Date:24/05/2015 10:17
File size:3.8 MB
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