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Old 04-29-2011, 02:40 PM   #1
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Cool Vintage Plans

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http://www.outerzone.co.uk/index.asp
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Nice find Hank.

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Really nice find. Good stuff.
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Another couple of hours down the tube!!!
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Ahoy
Like Gomer Pyle wouls say THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU, what a remarkable find a lot of good models can be downloaded here

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No plan for the Thermic 50X!!!!!!
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No plan for the Thermic 50X!!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Rockin Robbins View Post
No plan for the Thermic 50X!!!!!!
Hi
This may be of help
http://www.aerosente.com/a050-thermi...ank-zaic-.html
Kit and plans
http://www.gliderworkshop.com/jasco-...o-thermic-50x/
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Doesn't that shot of the hanging yellow Thermic 50 just make the heart pump? That's model airplane porn there!


The photo of the Thermic 50X looks toy-like in comparison! You can see the Zaic tail on both of them. Neither of these planes ever won a Nats, Zaic didn't fly as many contests as Goldberg, Taibi or Lanzo. But he was the source of shared information that tied all of them together, serving as a 1930's 40's and 50's stone age Wattflyer!
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A friend gave me the plans for a J 5 it looks like a ultralight version of the J 3 cub. anyone ever hear of it ???

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Originally Posted by kenchiroalpha View Post
Also take a look at:
http://www.outerzone.co.uk/vinplandex/
for a searchable database with links back to the page where the plan was posted. The first link that Hank kenchiroalpha posted is the searchable database where you can also download that plan. All came from a very long running (over 7000 messages in 2 years) thread in Vintage and Old Time Plans thread on RCG.

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Whats up with that though? The model shown with the Jasco Thermic 72 plan is not a 72 and the model shown with the Jasco Thermic 50 is the Jetco Thermic 50??

That is pretty cool though to see all those models in one place. I keep mine all printed landscape at 8.5" x 11" in plastic sleeves in a binder on my desk. Have you found your 50-X?

I spend about 1 to two hours each on my old time plans cleaning them up in Photoshop to remove all the speckling from the faded paper and tears picked up in the background. They are scanned on a professional 36" wide scanner at 400 ppi in bitmap TIFF format so don't lend themselves well to posting. As bitmaps they are only about 3-4 megabytes but saved directly to a JPEG they are over 60 meg.

So I just zipped the TIFF for you and it's still too large to post!!

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Originally Posted by Gofer303 View Post
A friend gave me the plans for a J 5 it looks like a ultralight version of the J 3 cub. anyone ever hear of it ???
Comet had a J-5 Cruiser kit 3406 with 26-19/32" wingspan. Is that the one? Actually a larger more powerful version of the J-3 and correctly called the J-5 Cub Cruiser. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_J-5

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Originally Posted by mmartin55 View Post
Comet had a J-5 Cruiser kit 3406 with 26-19/32" wingspan. Is that the one? Actually a larger more powerful version of the J-3 and correctly called the J-5 Cub Cruiser. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Piper_J-5
The one I have seems to be made by a company called "Preceptor" might be a couple of versions of it but my friend said the original plane made from these plans was a good flyer and the real plane was like a ultralight J 3.

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Default TLG Cosmo or Cosmos?

GUYS!

Does anyone remember running across plans for this fine little flyer?

Built 3-4 back in the early 50's, & they were all flyaways!!

I would like to try building one for R/C, & e-power!!!

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Old 11-14-2011, 06:56 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by riverrat View Post
GUYS!

Does anyone remember running across plans for this fine little flyer?

Built 3-4 back in the early 50's, & they were all flyaways!!

I would like to try building one for R/C, & e-power!!!

Regards!
JIMMY
WoW!

Posted that too quick!!
After searching for mo's, finally found the Cosmo
at www.freeflightmodels.com !!
A lot of great vintage plans!

Thanks!
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Originally Posted by mmartin55 View Post
Whats up with that though? The model shown with the Jasco Thermic 72 plan is not a 72 and the model shown with the Jasco Thermic 50 is the Jetco Thermic 50??

That is pretty cool though to see all those models in one place. I keep mine all printed landscape at 8.5" x 11" in plastic sleeves in a binder on my desk. Have you found your 50-X?

I spend about 1 to two hours each on my old time plans cleaning them up in Photoshop to remove all the speckling from the faded paper and tears picked up in the background. They are scanned on a professional 36" wide scanner at 400 ppi in bitmap TIFF format so don't lend themselves well to posting. As bitmaps they are only about 3-4 megabytes but saved directly to a JPEG they are over 60 meg.

So I just zipped the TIFF for you and it's still too large to post!!

Send me a PM
Hi mmartin, I just checked the outerzone site and you are indeed correct. The pictures of the models shown along side the plan are different from the plan.

The labeling of the plan itself is correct though.
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Default Preceptor Pup

I'll hazard a guess, here, and say that what you may be looking for is a model of the Preceptor Pup, Ultra Pup, or Super Pup.
The light plane that was offered by Preceptor was based strongly on the
J-3 Cub.

Also, there was a light plane known as the J-3 Kitten, which was also a published model plan.

Hope this helps.




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The one I have seems to be made by a company called "Preceptor" might be a couple of versions of it but my friend said the original plane made from these plans was a good flyer and the real plane was like a ultralight J 3.


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I have a full set of plans with about a 5 foot wing span and was just curious if there were ever any models made. I am thinking of reducing it to a 60 size and building it. It is the preceptor N 3 version they did have a web site I found once but they seem to have moved it. The plans I have are from about 20 to 25 years ago and are a copy. As far as I know there was one built and flown in Omaha and these are the plans they used.
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Yah, the original Preceptor company has gon the way of the Dodo, and the gent that runs the operation, now, isn't very communicative...

You say you have plans for a 5 ft Preceptor Pup. I would think that would be just about perfect for a 60 two-stroke, or a strong 70-ish four stroke.


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I have a full set of plans with about a 5 foot wing span and was just curious if there were ever any models made. I am thinking of reducing it to a 60 size and building it. It is the preceptor N 3 version they did have a web site I found once but they seem to have moved it. The plans I have are from about 20 to 25 years ago and are a copy. As far as I know there was one built and flown in Omaha and these are the plans they used.
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Just looking at the cost of balsa and the amount that would need to be fabricated makes a third mortgage necessary ! I have some members of the flying club that are very talented with fabric coverings but then again cost would be the factor also. Last year all the hobby money I made at my part time job as Friday night announcer at the local drag strip went away with the flooding of the Missouri river here on the beautiful west coast of Iowa!

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I feel your pain! I have had a 1.3X Kadet Senior plan laid out on the bench, and is just sits due to lack of funds!
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I feel your pain! I have had a 1.3X Kadet Senior plan laid out on the bench, and is just sits due to lack of funds!
May be thee is someone with a surplus of $$ that could give grants to build these old planes ??? Would be great !

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Post their info, if you find some one!

Can you post a photo of your plans? I'd like a peek!
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