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Plan of First Balsa Model Aircraft with IC Power

What is the oldest design IC balsa plane for which a plan exists?

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Colin Leighfield14/11/2018 17:06:39
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David, as I understand it the original  Langley Aerodrome models were steam powered, so don’t qualify. Samuel Langley flew  two models of it successfully and it was the results of that which lead to funding by the US military of the full sized plane, which failed. 

Can’t speak for the smaller model of it that you show though, clearly not built by Langley. Perhaps that was the first as you suggest. 

 

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