Compliments of Bill Kuhlman
Download the September 1936 issue of FLYING ACES.
Remember the Cleveland plans. I remember looking at them at my local hardware store & hobby shop. Always wanted to build one but generally settled for Comet or Guillows. Partly for cost and partly for complexity. Here’s your chance with the Cleveland P26 - Buy some extra Exacto blades.
Download the 1976-1977 AEROMODELLER ANNUAL Digitek Books Collection.
This scale UC model by Don Mowrer appeared in the October 1961 issue of Model Airplane News. Editors Note - I remember being impressed with the ruggedness of these aircraft when I worked in the design department at Piper in Lock Haven, Pennsylvania in the early 1960’s. A real workhorse complete with wire cutters and line deflectors in case of contact with power lines. Lightened up and enlarged would make a nice RC scale model.
003906 Piper Pawnee.
Designer - author Chet Lanzo won the first radio-control event at '37 Nationals in Detroit.
Simple installation of escapement is evident from this shot of the rudder. Note stab dihedral.
Chester Lanzo’s Thermal Sniffer appeared in the August 1948 issue of Air Trails.