Henry Haffke has been a contributor and advisor to Mannequin Airplane Information for near 40 years and certainly one of his hottest initiatives was his 40-size, 56-inch-span, Howard “Ike” DGA-5 racer Miss Chevrolet printed within the April 1979 difficulty of Mannequin Airplane Information. Henry teamed up with professional pilot Sid Clement and competed at many scale regional and nationwide scale meets with the Ike. It’s superb that Henry’s authentic continues to be airworth at present and might be seen frequently on the Previous Rhinebeck RC Jamboree.
Henry all the time thought the “Ike” would make a wonderful giant-scale challenge and he teamed up with Senior Tech Editor Gerry Yarrish to develop a 1/3-scale, 80-inch-span model.
Utilizing a mixture of conventional building and up-to-date engine and radio gear, the large “Ike” was born and printed in our March 2013 difficulty.
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