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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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Hawker Hurricane model airplane plan

Hawker Hurricane

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Noted free flight scale designer J.D. "Doug" McHard designed this rubber-powered scale model of the famous Hawker Hurricane from WW2. Built and flown carefully either outdoors on a calm...

Plan File Info:
ID: 92632
File Size: 3.6 MB
Downloads: 267
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/09/2015 16:36
Updated: 29/11/15 02:24:14am

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Laser 200 model airplane plan

Laser 200

RCM Plans

The full-scale Laser 200 is Leo Loudenschlager's uprated version of the Stephens Akro aerobatic aircraft, designed for extremely high performance aerobatic performance at the World Champion level....

Laser 200 Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Acro
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Publisher: RCModeller
Designer: Terry Moore
Date: 05/1997
Plan File Info:
ID: 92654
File Size: 4.2 MB
Downloads: 389
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/09/2015 16:36
Updated: 29/11/15 01:12:38am

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Small Talk model airplane plan

Small Talk  ( 39 in. / 99.1 cm )

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Small Talk is an attractive 'cabin' sport free flight model, spanning 39 inches and sized for an 1/2A sized power plant, diesel or glow. Construction is straightforward and would be suitable for a ...

Small Talk Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 39 in. / 99.1 cm
Publisher: Model Aircraft Magazine
Designer: W. A. Pollard
Date: 01/1958
Plan File Info:
ID: 90891
File Size: 888.6 KB
Downloads: 25
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 29/10/18 12:23:52am

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Slopemaster model airplane plan

Slopemaster  ( 63 in. / 160 cm )

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Slopemaster is Ken Willard's 63" span 2-channel slope glider. The plane's design is pure simplicity and shouldn't post any problems for low time builders or fliers. The constant chord wing,...

Slopemaster Details:
Type: Glider
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Slope
Motor: Not-Powered
Wingspan: 63 in. / 160 cm
Publisher: RCM magazine
Designer: Ken Willard
Date: 06/1969
Plan File Info:
ID: 90889
File Size: 1.0 MB
Downloads: 64
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 29/10/18 01:04:36am

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Hanriot Dupont HD-1 model airplane plan

Hanriot Dupont HD-1  ( 72.4 in. / 184 cm )

RCM Plans

The Hanriot Dupont HD-1 was a single seat biplane interceptor produced by the French Hanriot company prior to WW1. Although not as well known as Nieuports and SPADs, the HD-1 had competitive...

Hanriot Dupont HD-1 Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 72.4 in. / 184 cm
Publisher: RCModeler Magazine
Designer: Pete Neate
Date: 6/1972
Plan File Info:
ID: 92629
File Size: 4.4 MB
Downloads: 342
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/09/2015 16:36
Updated: 29/05/18 08:57:53am

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Petit Brochet model airplane plan

Petit Brochet  ( 15 in. / 38.1 cm )

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France's legendary modeler, Emmanuel Filion, designed this 'Peanut Scale' rubber powered free flight model based on the Petit Brochet, a 1920s era sport aircraft designed by Maurice Brochet. Unusual...

Petit Brochet Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 15 in. / 38.1 cm
Designer: Emmanuel Fillon
Plan File Info:
ID: 83252
File Size: 387.7 KB
Downloads: 47
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/04/2015 14:45
Updated: 29/05/18 04:17:01pm

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Phoenix 2 model airplane plan

Phoenix 2

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Phoenix 2 is a ignition engine-powered free flight model with elliptical wing and stab planforms, a high pylon wing mounting, and sized for an Arden .19 CID ignition engine. Although the wing and...

Phoenix 2 Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Gas-Powered
Wingspan: 100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Plan File Info:
ID: 83263
File Size: 652.0 KB
Downloads: 34
Comments: 0
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Added: 05/04/2015 00:49
Updated: 29/05/18 03:56:29pm

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Herald model airplane plan

Herald  ( 52 in. / 132.1 cm )

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Herald is a free flight powered model, designed in the early 1940s by Gene Chaille for an O&R 23 ignition motor. Spanning 52", the plane featured a high pylon for wing mounting, a...

Herald Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Gas-Powered
Wingspan: 52 in. / 132.1 cm
Publisher: Model Builder
Designer: Gene Chaille
Date: 06/1982
Plan File Info:
ID: 83879
File Size: 1.2 MB
Downloads: 41
Comments: 0
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Added: 22/05/2015 22:41
Updated: 29/05/18 03:46:59am

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Red Hot Angel model airplane plan

Red Hot Angel  ( 26 in. / 66 cm )

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Prolific model designer Walt Musciano designed "Red Hot Angel", a sport aerobatic control line model with a "sorta" appearance to a notional Soviet fighter interceptor. The plane...

Red Hot Angel Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 26 in. / 66 cm
Designer: Walt Musciano
Plan File Info:
ID: 90439
File Size: 2.6 MB
Downloads: 28
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 29/05/18 03:33:04am

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Hawker Demon model airplane plan

Hawker Demon  ( 28 in. / 71.1 cm )

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The Hawker Demon was a fighter variant of Hawker's Dart bomber, an aircraft first produced in the early 1930s and which proved to have performance superior to British fighter aircraft of that time. ...

Hawker Demon Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 28 in. / 71.1 cm
Publisher: The Model Shop
Designer: T. R. Kennedy
Plan File Info:
ID: 81737
File Size: 2.1 MB
Downloads: 173
Comments: 0
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Added: 27/03/2015 13:00
Updated: 29/03/17 10:40:32pm

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Hawker Fury model airplane plan

Hawker Fury  ( 19.2 in. / 48.8 cm )

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Presented here are Comet Models' plans for a rubber-powered 19.2" span sport free flight scale model of the British Hawker Fury biplane fighter. The plans show quite a bit of scale detail and...

Hawker Fury Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 19.2 in. / 48.8 cm
Publisher: Comet Models
Date: 01/1935
Plan File Info:
ID: 81741
File Size: 1.3 MB
Downloads: 219
Comments: 0
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Added: 27/03/2015 13:00
Updated: 29/03/17 10:07:47pm

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Hawker Hurricane model airplane plan

Hawker Hurricane  ( 21 in. / 53.3 cm )

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J. D. "Doug" McHard has designed a 21" span rubber-powered sport scale free flight model of the famous Hawker Hurricane fighter. For best flying results, the plane needs to be built...

Hawker Hurricane Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 21 in. / 53.3 cm
Publisher: Flying Scale Models of WWII
Designer: J.D. McHard
Date: 01/1974
Plan File Info:
ID: 81751
File Size: 1.1 MB
Downloads: 196
Comments: 0
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Added: 27/03/2015 13:00
Updated: 29/03/17 03:27:47am

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Holste MH.1521 Broussard model airplane plan

Holste MH.1521 Broussard  ( 64 in. / 162.6 cm )

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The Holste MH.1521 Broussard is a 1950s era French 6-seater utility monoplane designed for the French Army's observation and liaison roles. The plane's twin vertical stabilizers are a distinctive...

Holste MH.1521 Broussard Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Observation
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 64 in. / 162.6 cm
Publisher: Model Aircraft
Designer: E. Fearnley
Date: 03/1956
Plan File Info:
ID: 81904
File Size: 1.4 MB
Downloads: 203
Comments: 0
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Added: 28/03/2015 20:17
Updated: 29/03/17 02:08:55am

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Howard DGA-6 model airplane plan

Howard DGA-6  ( 24 in. / 61 cm )

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Presented here is an elegantly designed rendition of the Howard DGA-6 that as the "Mister Mulligan" was raced in the 1930s Bendix and Thompson Trophy air races. Designed to win the Bendix,...

Howard DGA-6 Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Racing
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Publisher: Flying Models magazine
Designer: Dave Rees
Date: 04/1985
Plan File Info:
ID: 81948
File Size: 1.7 MB
Downloads: 173
Comments: 0
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Added: 28/03/2015 20:17
Updated: 29/03/17 01:01:36am

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Gloster Gladiator model airplane plan

Gloster Gladiator  ( 18 in. / 45.7 cm )

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The Gloster Gladiator is a biplane fighter used by the Royal Air Force and the Fleet Air Arm, and was exported to a number of other air forces during the late 1930s. It was the RAF's last biplane...

Gloster Gladiator Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: CO2-Powered
Wingspan: 18 in. / 45.7 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeller Plans Service
Designer: Stan Cole
Date: 02/1983
Plan File Info:
ID: 81481
File Size: 3.0 MB
Downloads: 134
Comments: 0
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Added: 26/03/2015 23:36
Updated: 29/02/16 12:12:56am

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Pelican model airplane plan

Pelican  ( 42 in. / 106.7 cm )

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Pelican is Ken Willard's sport free flight amphibian, designed for Rise Off Water takeoffs, powered by a 1/2A engine, glow or diesel; a Torpedo 049 is shown on the plans. Construction is all balsa,...

Pelican Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 42 in. / 106.7 cm
Publisher: Model Airplane News
Designer: Ken Willard
Date: 12/1952
Plan File Info:
ID: 83224
File Size: 787.6 KB
Downloads: 60
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/04/2015 02:57
Updated: 29/01/19 08:43:14pm

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Penny Rocket model airplane plan

Penny Rocket  ( 36 in. / 91.4 cm )

PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans (1)

Penny Rocket is A. E. Hatfull's sport free flight design, sized for a 1/2A engine, either diesel or glow; an AMCO .87 cc diesel is shown on the plans. Penny Rocket features a high fuselage pylon wing...

Penny Rocket Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Thermal
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 36 in. / 91.4 cm
Publisher: Model Aircraft Magazine
Designer: A. E. Hatfull
Date: 10/1954
Plan File Info:
ID: 83229
File Size: 792.7 KB
Downloads: 55
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/04/2015 02:57
Updated: 29/01/19 02:41:56am

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Penumbra model airplane plan

Penumbra  ( 80 in. / 203.2 cm )

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Penumbra is J. S. Osborne's free flight competition towline glider, a "tail-less" flying wing design that doesn't need horizontal or vertical stabilizers to achieve high performance. The...

Penumbra Details:
Type: Glider
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Thermal
Motor: Not-Powered
Wingspan: 80 in. / 203.2 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeler
Designer: J. S. Osborne
Date: 08/1959
Plan File Info:
ID: 83230
File Size: 1.2 MB
Downloads: 121
Comments: 0
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Added: 04/04/2015 14:45
Updated: 29/01/19 02:22:33am

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Rosella model airplane plan

Rosella  ( 30 in. / 76.2 cm )

PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans (1)

H. E. Hervey drew up these notes for a 30" span rubber-powered monoplane sport free flight. Suitable for entry level builders, construction plans will need to be scaled up from the sketches and...

Rosella Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 30 in. / 76.2 cm
Designer: H. E. Hervey
Plan File Info:
ID: 90505
File Size: 1.5 MB
Downloads: 42
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 29/01/18 03:27:07am

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Keil Kraft Rover model airplane plan

Keil Kraft Rover  ( 40 in. / 101.6 cm )

PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans (1)

Presented here are the plans and assembly instructions for the Keil Kraft Rover, a 40" span sport free flight originally designed for the Mills 1.3 cc (appr. .07 CID) diesel motor. The model...

Keil Kraft Rover Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 40 in. / 101.6 cm
Publisher: Keil Kraft
Plan File Info:
ID: 90509
File Size: 1.9 MB
Downloads: 39
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 29/01/18 03:20:21am

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Rivets model airplane plan

Rivets  ( 36 in. / 91.4 cm )

RCM Plans

Emulating the full-scale Rivets pylon racer, Chuck Cunningham and Dick Sonheim designed the Rivets model for the AMA Quarter Midget pylon racing event, .15 CID engine size maximum. The model is...

Rivets Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Pylon-Racer
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 36 in. / 91.4 cm
Publisher: RCModeler magazine
Designer: Chuck Cunningham, Dick Sonnheim
Date: 12/1968
Plan File Info:
ID: 90479
File Size: 1.3 MB
Downloads: 319
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 29/01/17 04:32:51am

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S.E.5a model airplane plan

S.E.5a  ( 13 in. / 33 cm )

PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans (1)

The British S.E.5a, designed and produced by the Royal Aircraft Factory, was an extremely effective single seat biplane fighter during WW1, sometimes called "the Spitfire of WW1". The plans...

S.E.5a Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 13 in. / 33 cm
Publisher: Peerless Model Airplane Company
Designer: Howell
Date: 01/1934
Plan File Info:
ID: 90562
File Size: 1.0 MB
Downloads: 273
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:12
Updated: 29/01/17 04:13:54am

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Schweizer SA 1-30 model airplane plan

Schweizer SA 1-30  ( 78 in. / 198.1 cm )

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The Schweizer SA 1-30 was the first powered aircraft designed and produced by the Schweizer brothers, long-time sailplane manufacturer based in Elmira NY. Although the 1-30 uses the same wing and...

Schweizer SA 1-30 Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Civilian
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 78 in. / 198.1 cm
Publisher: Model Airplane News
Designer: Doc Mathews
Plan File Info:
ID: 90652
File Size: 2.5 MB
Downloads: 277
Comments: 0
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Added: 24/05/2015 10:14
Updated: 29/01/17 03:45:55am

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Luton Minor model airplane plan

Luton Minor  ( 23 in. / 58.4 cm )

PDF Bitmap Wood Model Airplane Plans (1)

The Luton Minor is a British single seat sport plane with a distinctive parasol wing mount and the design has been quite popular with the amateur homebuilt aircraft community. Walt Mooney designed...

Luton Minor Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Civilian
Motor: Diesel-Powered
Wingspan: 23 in. / 58.4 cm
Publisher: Aeromodeller Plans Service
Designer: Walt Mooney
Date: 06/1958
Plan File Info:
ID: 82506
File Size: 632.5 KB
Downloads: 41
Comments: 0
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Added: 31/03/2015 22:27
Updated: 28/12/17 11:40:13pm

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Mac's Minnie model airplane plan

Mac's Minnie  ( 24 in. / 61 cm )

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Mac's Minnie is Howard McEntee's sport single-channel, rudder-only, sport model spanning 24 inches and powered by a Cox Pee Wee .020. The plane has a Goodyear racer-like appearance and features...

Mac's Minnie Details:
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Sport
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 24 in. / 61 cm
Publisher: American Modeler magazine
Designer: Howard McEntee
Date: 08/1958
Plan File Info:
ID: 82548
File Size: 732.3 KB
Downloads: 42
Comments: 0
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Added: 31/03/2015 22:28
Updated: 28/12/17 02:31:42am

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