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Aeromodeler Plan PET 918 POPS

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neil Mclean07/07/2020 20:49:30
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Way back in 1966 Aeromodeler magazine gave away a plan for a free flighter called POPS. the Model aircraft plan service number was PET 918.

When the plan came out i managed to build it in an evening or two from my stock balsa.

I mounted an ED Baby 0.5 cc engine in it and set off to our local disused airfield (Thurdistoft) near Castletown in Caithness.

I should have known things were not going to turn out well when the engine started after one or two flicks.

Long story short the aircraft took off like a goodun climbing steadily climbing and travelling downwind quite quickly with me in hot pursuit.

She was last seen entering cloud at about 1500ft heading to Orkney.embarrassed

I had over fuelled the tank.

So now that I have grandchildren i am looking to rebuild the POPS and teach them some proper balsa bashing. I also intend to install some radio control if someone out there has a plan i could purchase or copy.

Best Regards


Nigel Sharp07/07/2020 21:33:01
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I think this is available to download from outerzone in pdf format


neil Mclean09/07/2020 22:26:45
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Thanks Nige I will give that a go


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