Miss America - Free flight gas model. The original Scientific Miss America was by Frank Zaic, in 1935 at 84in span. This plan is a smaller version redrawn by Joe Wagner at half size with 42in span, for Cox .020 power, from 1961 MAN. Thanks to RogerClark for clarification on this one.
Quote: - "The 'Miss America' of 1935 had a wingspan of seven feet, and weighed nearly four lbs ready to fly ...powered by a Brown .60 or a 'Baby Cyclone' .36 and flown on a full tank of gas , the Miss America soon became a familiar sight soaring through the skies on bright afternoons.
This 'Miss America' in miniature was designed and built in an attempt to recapture some of the magic of those long-ago days of model flying. It is an almost perfect half-size copy of the original and nearly all of the original construction methods have been retained. The Cox .020 provides just about the right 'scale' power, and even the propellor is exactly half the size of the prototype's."
Update 29/02/12: this plan is now resized up to fullsize 42in.
Update 18/06/2013: Replaced this plan with a clearer version, thanks to theshadow.
Update 15/11/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.
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