by Vic Smeed
Tags: IC F/F Cabin
all formers complete :)
Quote: "Next the Cherub presented in the September 1952 Aeromodeller. Now let me wax lyrically about this design by Vic Smeed. I built one a few years ago and fitted a Banks 0.4cc Mills replica in it. It was a beautiful combination. One of those that gets slung in the car with a can of fuel and performs faultlessly at every outing. Old Warden, Middle Wallop and Barkston, it flew at all the top venues and never once disgraced itself. It is truly a lovely craft. With the designed Mills 0.75 I believe it would be over powered and nose heavy, stick with something small and reap the rewards. Oil finally got to mine after nearly 5 years and lord knows how many cans of fuel. As with all my drawings they are but CAD tracings from a scan of the original article. Remember always measure twice before even thinking of cutting. If you notice a mistake please drop me a line so I can rectify it."
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