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Electro Hog ( 62 in. / 157.5 cm )

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Electro Hog

RC Modeler magazine's Electro Hog

The "Hog" series of aerobatic aircraft - the Smog Hog and the Astro Hog - were radio control "game changers" in the early
1960s, designed by Fred Dunn using the then-new proportional radio control equipment. This model, the "Electro
Hog" by Charles Evans, is an electric version designed in the late 1990s, spanning 62" and designed for Astro Flight's geared Cobalt 40 electric
motor. This propulsion, then state-of-art in the 1990s and using a 21-cell nickel cadmium batteries, is considerably
heavier than what this reviewer recommends: a suitably sized (600W or more) brushless motor with Lithium Polymer or Lithium
Ion batteries for power. Construction is quite straightforward and the wing, with its constant chord multi-spar wing,
is quite easy to assemble.

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ID: 94419
File Size: 1.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Electric-Powered
Motor Size:300-To-500-Watt 
Wingspan: 62 in. / 157.5 cm
Publisher: RC Modeler magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: RCM 1252
Designer: Charles Evans
Date: 06/1998
Weight Class:1000g-To-1500g (35.2oz-To-52.9oz)
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Added: 09/01/2016 03:31
Updated: 11/10/16 12:23:22am
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Plan ID:94419
Keywords:Electro Hog Fred Dunn Charles Evans electric sport aerobatics
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 62 in. / 157.5 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Electric-Powered
Motor Size:300-To-500-Watt 
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:1000g-To-1500g (35.2oz-To-52.9oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:RC Modeler magazine
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Reference:RCM 1252
Designer:Charles Evans
Restorer:bmutlugil, davidterre1180
Category:Full size PDF Plans, Bitmap, Wood 2
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Date:09/01/2016 03:31
File size:1.7 MB

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