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Beverage Bottle Challenge: Fat Albert C-130 ( 36 in. / 91.4 cm )


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Beverage Bottle Challenge: Fat Albert C-130

DMorris Design's Beverage Bottle Challenge: Fat Albert C-130

This plane was my answer to a 2016 Summer Build Challenge to use beverage bottle(s) as a primary part of the structure. After a lot of thought, inspiration came in the aftermath of the loss of a Blue Angel pilot in a crash. The pilot's remains were carried by Fat Albert, the Blue Angel's support C-130.

I decided to use several 2-liter bottles for the fuselage, Dollar Tree Foam Board for the internal support and the rudder and elevator, and pink insulation board for the wings. To simplify things, I used a single electric motor in the nose, and put 4 pinwheels (made from cola can aluminum) on the wings that turn in the slightest breeze.I used Dick Sarpolus's C-130 plans for the shapes and scaled it down to 36" wingspan.

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ID: 97588
File Size: 551.6 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Cargo
Motor: Electric-Powered
Motor Size:150-To-300-Watt 
Wingspan: 36 in. / 91.4 cm
Publisher: DMorris Design
Designer: Doug Morris
Date: 12/2016
Weight:32 oz.
Material:Foam-Other
Listing Editor: DMorrisPE
Added: 18/12/2016 03:58
Updated: 18/12/16 04:44:41am
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I'm a retired Professional Civil Engineer living in Charlotte, NC. Been building and designing model airplanes since 1952, but just recently got into radio-controlled planes. Member of https://www.facebook.com/CharlotteAeromodelersClub/

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Plan ID:97588
Keywords:Foam Plastic DTFB 2-liter bottles
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:3-ch
Functions:Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Cargo
Wingspan: 36 in. / 91.4 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Flat
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Electric-Powered
Motor Size:150-To-300-Watt 
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:32 oz.
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Foam-Other
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:DMorris Design
Date:12/2016
Designer:Doug Morris
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Beverage Bottle Challenge: Fat Albert C-130 derfred on 18/12/2016 21:48
Very nice build! Thanks for sharing

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