Tailless Rubber Duration
There is an additional class for the 2016 Flying
"Tailless Rubber Duration: Max span 30" (tip to tip). Max
rubber 10gm, Prop 9.5" max dia. commercial plastic. (May be modified.) No
inflight movable surfaces except DT)."
At least one commercial kit is available:-
Michael Woodhouse at
Supplies. "A P30/Small open taillles model. Materials for 2 fuselages, 1
wing, P30 prop plus prop block for carving. £30.00"
Mayzee gets a mention but of course any other models that fit
the specification are welcome:-
Tailless Rubber Duration: Max span
30" (tip to tip). Max rubber 10gm, Prop 9.5" max dia. commercial plastic. (May
be modified.) No inflight movable surfaces except DT)."
Click for the thread on R/C Groups regarding Tailless Terror by T.
Here is the page in Hip Pocket Aeronautics for the Tailless
Hip Pocket Aeronautics have a general purpose page of tailless
models but most are not suitable for the competition.
Outerzone have two models, both rather small but perhaps worth a
Supersonic Sue and
Models have:- G5031 Mystery Tailless. Based on a design by Roger F.
Parkhill of the Air Corps Technical School. Originally published in Flying Aces
magazine, April, 1940. Kit includes CAD drawn rolled plans, precision laser cut
parts, hand-picked balsa, FAI rubber motor, Peck propeller and nose bearing,
and Easy Built Lite silver tissue. Also includes new Tissuecal (trademarked), a
printed tissue, like decals but much lighter. 22" wingspan. £25.95
Ray Malmstrom produced a free plan for the Aeromodeller called
Fli-Wing, dating, I think from the 1970's.
Now so long ago I hope the
Aeromodeller won't mind, especially if I give the current magazine a plug - try
For Fli-Wing downloads click:-
Plan in .pdf form - - -
Plan as a .jpg - - -
.pdf - - - Instructions as a .jpg
Click for some basic information dating from the 1940's if you are
going to design from scratch.
Have a look at
is a tool for resizing, tiling and printing images." if you are dealing
with odd sized plans.
Please let me know of any suitable plans or kits that that can
be added to this page and thanks to David, Brian L and Christian who have made