The Commando is a relatively simple old timer model to build. It has uncomplicated shapes such as a square, untapered wing,
and a simple fuselage nose structure, both areas where many old timers can be complex. It is a gentle flyer with good stall
characteristics and like most old timer types is very stable. It flies well with .049 to .10 sized IC engines or with small electric systems.
The prototype weighs 17.6 ounces without the receiver battery, I use a 4 cell Eneloop pack to bring it up to the SAM legal weight
for 1/2A Texaco competition.
Plan area 379.52 (2.636 sq. ft.)
Plan span 50.61
Projected area 374.26
Projected span 49. 92
Aspect Ratio 6.67 t/c 12.05
Minimum weight for 1/2A Texaco is 21.09 ounces
plans are detailed with building notes and show every part. Plans
are $15 plus postage. Laser cut partial kits are available
for $35 plus postage. Only strip wood and sheet balsa will need to be added, all shaped parts are included in the partial kit.
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