Stinson SR- 9
Bill Azok (Daphne, Alabama; email: email@example.com) built this
Top Flite Stinson SR- 9.
A DLE- 30 engine powers the 19-pound Stinson. The covering is
Solartex with Cal-Grafx decals. Bill wrote that the model is easy to fly
and the DLE- 30 sounds great.
Standing on the left with the SR- 9 and Bill is Henry Waltman, a
World War II veteran and crewman on a B- 26 Marauder. Bill wanted
to show Henry with his submission in recognition of his service.
Ron Bozzonetti (Ocala, Florida; email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
designed and built this model he calls Lancia.
The model uses traditional construction techniques for the
fuselage and tail assemblies. The wing is made from foam with a
lattice pattern cut from the foam to make it lighter. It is covered with
3/32-inch balsa. The wingspan is 68 inches and the model is powered
with a Super Tigre . 75 engine. The Lancia weighs 7 pounds, 10 ounces.
The fuselage features a distinctive pod-and-boom design. The
wing has Hoerner expander-style wingtips solely for the way it looks.
Ron wrote that the model is stable and is capable of all of the basic
Hank Greenberg (El Paso, Texas; email: email@example.com) built
his Cessna 310 from Rich Uravitch plans.
This model Cessna 310 is the U- 3 military version known in the U.S.
Air Force as the Blue Canoe. Hank’s model uses two O.S. outrunner
motors, two 30-amp ESCs, 9 x 7. 5 APC propellers, E-flite retracts, and
a single 2,200 mAh 3S battery. The Blue Canoe’s all-up weight is 3
pounds, 8 ounces.
“[ The model] flies great, no bad habits. I have not used full power
yet,” wrote Hank.
J. Robert Hannon (Lexington, South Carolina) shares his two
Goldberg Tigers with Model Aviation readers.
The red and yellow Tiger was scratch-built and Robert added
a cabin in place of a canopy. The model is powered by an Enya . 40
engine with a Futaba radio for guidance.
The 24-year-old red Tiger was built from a kit. Power is provided by
a K&B . 61 engine guided by a Futaba radio.
Eighty-six-year-old Robert has been building models since he was
nine years old.
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