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Old 01-08-2008, 02:22 PM
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Anybody have a copy of the plans for George Albright's "Utopia" .60-size pattern ship (Model Airplane News, March 1973) ? Had a set, once, but foolishly gave them away [] )
Has anyone tried building one of these from the plans?
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Old 01-08-2008, 02:57 PM
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I have them. But, the text is illegible. The outlines and parts patterns are good enough to scratch build from. PM me your email address.

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Old 01-09-2008, 08:17 AM
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Thanks for the help. Do you know a firm dimension on the drawing - i.e. the wingspan - so that I can scale the file to the correct size? I'm using a CAD tool (Microstation) that will let me scale a raster file to any size I want it to be.
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The title box says 63 1/2" span which is what I scaled the plans to. The file I sent is full-size and should print out to the correct dimensions.

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Utopia plans are available through the AMA plan service (800) 435-9262 ext.#507. Plan #60373...$24.00+shipping. Construction article reprint is also available for $4.00.
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For anyone not familiar with the Utopia, this is it - from the cover of RCM January 1979.

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qwerty3,



I have the Utopia plan from MAN March 1973 in PDF, scale 1/1. If You PM me You can get a copy.
Wingspan is 63 1/4 inch to be exact, according to what is written on plan titlebox in lower right corner.



Below some more info for You about Utopia.



http://www.algonet.se/~boem/Pattern/...March_1973.pdf



http://www.algonet.se/~boem/Pattern/...72_Masters.pdf



http://www.algonet.se/~boem/Pattern/..._July_1980.pdf



Image 1 and 2 below: Utopia at 1978 NATS.
Image 3: Utopia at Toledo show 1978.

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here are some pics of my Utopia, George's fiberglass and foam kit he produced. Rossi power, tuned pipe rom air retracts.
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What a beautiful Utopia - have You flown it lately?

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I've heard rumor of a Utopia glass and foam kit upcoming.
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A copy of Utopia Enterprises glass fuselage perhaps?
I suppose rcaiir.com is is going to do it then?

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