Lightplane and Homebuilt No-Cal Scale Plans
by Michael A. Morrow
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Bede BD-8 aerobatic airplane
The Bede BD-8 was a prototype aerobatic aircraft. The large wing makes it a very nice flier. Build lightly, and it'll turn 3 minute plus flight times (if you've got an 80 foot ceiling). All white with green, yellow, and red trim.
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Price: $6.75
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Flying Flea
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This is ABSOLUTELY the CUTEST little No-Cal in the whole catalog! It looks really neat in flight, too. Not a duration model, but a WHOLE lot of fun! White wings and tail, and blue fuselage.

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Price: $6.75
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Fournier RF-4 Powered sailplane
Here's one for you Mini-stick pilots. Mira Slovak's record-setting powered sailplane. Small flying surfaces make it tricky to trim, but it looks really neat in flight. Model is white overall with red trim.
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Price: $3.50
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KR-1 homebuilt
Bubble canopy version . . .
. . . and open cockpit version . . .

One of the first composite homebuilts, and still fast for it's size and power, the Rand-Robinson Homebuilt is an EXCELLENT flier! I've already gotten over 3 minutes with mine under a 26 foot ceiling! With it's big wide-chord wing this one has LOTS of potential! It's already won three events. All white with red trim.
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Price: $5.50
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Luscombe Model 10
Sport Plane


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In 1945, Luscombe produced a single-seat sport plane that they hoped to sell to the legions of returning WWII combat pilots. Produced from parts of the Luscombe model 8, it was the fastest aircraft in the 65 hp class. Sadly, the market for single seat sport planes never materialized, and only one was built. By all accounts, it was a good-performing aircraft, and a popular airplane to fly amongst those who flew it.
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Price: $TBD
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Makhonine MAK-123 Research aircraft
This thing just LOOKS cool! It's got all the properties of a fictional flier from a 1930's pulp aviation story! Long nose, retractable wings, landing gear pods, long canopy - except this one was REAL!

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The Makhonine MAK-123 was a research aircraft designed and built in 1947 to test the concept of telescoping wings. The outer panels of the wing telescoped into the inner panel of the wing. For takeoff, the wings were extended to allow takeoff with a full load, and once the aircraft reached altitude, the wings would be retracted for speed, or remain extended for endurance. As a No-Cal, the model has a very long nose, resulting in a long motor tube. The prototype flew over 2 minutes under a 26 foot ceiling on it's very first trim flight. The MAK-123 Nocal is very stable, and flies like it's on rails.
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Price: $6.00
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Midget Mustang Goodyear Racer
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This all-metal racer has also found favor with homebuilders. Good wing area and a striking tiger-striped scheme of orange and white with black stripes.
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Price: $6.00
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Mini Moni clipped-wing powered sailplane
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A short-wing sporty version of the 'Moni' powered sailplane, the Mini Moni's wings were clipped from 29 feet to a mere 16 feet, which made it quite a performer. This simple, yet striking No-Cal of a unique homebuilt is an excellent performer. All white with green and black trim.
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Osprey GP-4 homebuilt
One of the sleekest homebuilts ever made, this very fast all-wood homebuilt won the prestigious EAA "BEST Homebuilt" award in 1988. This is a very good little flier with lots of potential. An ultra-slim fuselage helps keep weight low. All yellow.
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Price: $5.50
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Piper PA-32R-300 Lance
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I first saw the T-tail version of this Piper, and then when I saw the standard version I just had to do one. VERY nice proportions - it required no balance weight, and broke two minutes on it's second flight. At the end of it's first trimming session, it had gotten to 2:35 under a 26 foot ceiling. GOOD flier, and more potential!

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Price: $5.50
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Piper PA-8 Skycycle
Here's a No-Cal model of Piper's post-WW-II everyman's lightplane. Almost as cute as the Flying Flea, and also a nice little flier! Overall yellow with a light-medium blue nose and registration numbers.
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Price: $6.25
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