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Post  Dick Russ Wed 4 May 2022 - 11:55

Hello my friends. Back in September the AMA (academy of Model Aviation) requested a 1/2A Streaker Kit to do an article on the RC Model which I was glad to send them. Actually the kit went Jon Barnes who builds and writes for the Academy. I'm sure many of you may have already read and/or seen the video but for those who may have missed it I wanted to share the story and video. The camera work is fantastic and very enjoyable to watch.
I hope you enjoy the video as much as I did.
Here are the links: Dick Russ 1/2A Streaker Model Aviation
www.modelaviation.com/dick-russ-models
www.modelaviation.com/bonuscontent

Kindest regards,

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Post  balogh Wed 4 May 2022 - 12:44

Great video and article, Dick. These are about an electric version. I am happy to have built and fly mine with a COX Tee Dee 051 on RC carb, though..
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Post  1/2A Nut Wed 4 May 2022 - 16:35

Hi Andras, do you have any vid yet with your TD .051 RC?  Small Cox Logo Popcorn




Apr 5, 2022
Dick Russ Models 1/2A Streaker - Model Aviation magazine


Specifications:
Model type: 1/2A racer/sport flyer
Skill level: Intermediate
Wingspan: 35 inches (889mm)
Wing area: 205 sq. in.
Length: 29.3 inches (744mm)
Weight: 19 to 23 ounces (539 to 652 grams)
Power system: Cox .049 to .051 engine or electric motor
Radio: Two channels required; three channels if using an electric power system
Construction: Balsa, light plywood, and foam
Covering/finish: Paint/covering

Manufacturer/Distributor
Dick Russ Models
(405) 470-2767
www.dickrussmodels.com

"AFTER 46 YEARS, the 1/2A Streaker is back!"
With that bit of marketing flash, designer Dick Russ, of Dick Russ Models, recently announced
the resurrection of one of his classic 1/2A kits, the Streaker.

This model was originally released in roughly 1975 under the Allied Products brand.
With an approximate wingspan of 35 inches, it was originally designed to be powered by
a Cox .049 or .051 engine.

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Post  balogh Wed 4 May 2022 - 16:51

Brad, I have not shot a video yet, but plan to do so. It flies well with the TeeDee, but I stilI need to attend an issue that causes the plane to stall when landing....maybe the tuned pipe should be removed to reduce weight and thereby also move the CG a bit aft...maybe I need to increase somehow the angle of attack on the wing which is a bit more problematic....or both..
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