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Old 11-14-2014, 05:06 PM
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I am looking to build a small Curtiss Pusher for either electric yet more likely a throttled .020 I am looking for plans for the aircraft. A wingspan of 18" to 20" would be fine but most any sized plan will copy down. I have a U Control Curtiss to help with details. Any plans let me know. Thanks.
Old 11-15-2014, 09:01 AM
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An .020 should work on this one.

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The biplane or the monoplane?

A couple more here of the mono.

John.

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=5712

http://www.outerzone.co.uk/plan_details.asp?ID=2280
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OMG.................I have lost my .020 w/throttle
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Have you tried your room? If it's not there it has been abducted and being cloned.
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Great idea for a model - would be neat to see one fly. In the past I have looked for plans for the Curtiss Pusher with no luck. I was thinking .020 or .049 w/ throttle ring.

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Brian,
This is one I have had at SMALL for several years. Originally PAW .03--Now electric.
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Old 11-23-2014, 06:16 AM
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Steve, Yours is a Curtiss Jr. correct? I was thinking the Curtiss Pusher (like the Cox CL version that now sells for crazy amounts on line).

The Pusher would be quite the challenge to build, but I think it would be a great flyer.

Brian
Old 11-24-2014, 05:29 PM
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Here?:
http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/airplanes/curtiss-pusher-november-1948-air-trails.htm

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R/N models made a little CO2 powered version many years ago. I was intrigued but the more I looked at it the more difficult it became. The span was 25 3/4". It must have been for free flight as no control provisions were shown but there was also no dihedral so stability would have been a problem. A 020 or electric would probably work along with some micro equipment. I have copies of the plans.
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mine is the Cox C /L
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Penn Valley HC has the RN kit with 25 3/4 inch wingspan. I'll bet that is the one you mentioned. Does anyone have any experience with that model or any RN model for that matter? I have several .020's but cannot find my throttled one. I guess I could assemble my own exhaust throttle with a bit of copper tubing. That is if no one has one laying around!!! I would like electric but the battery wouldn't look very scale!!! Peter....keep those plans at the ready just in case. I do have a couple of micro radio sets.

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