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High Quality Plan Sets for Radio Control Aircraft
The Paul Plecan Simplex
The Simplex was designed by Paul Plecan to be an easy to build model. It was published in the February 1941 Air Trails magazine. It has nice flying
characteristics in the glide and under medium power. It will climb near vertical with the 480 size motor shown on the plan but does
have a tendency to dutch roll at full power.
Plan Area 3.995 Sq Ft 575.9 sq in Projected Area 3.905 Sq Ft
Plan Span 60 inches T/C 11.6 AR 6.25 Tail Area 144
Weight of prototype with 2200 mah battery 42 ounces.
plans are detailed with building notes and show every part.
are $20 plus postage. Laser cut partial kits are available
for $35 plus postage. Strip wood and sheet balsa will need to be added .
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A section of the Simplex plans
Simplex Building Photos and Notes
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