Gordon Whitehead's designs are exercises in practical sport scale models for everyday building and flying. Most are sized for .15 to .25 glow motors, though the efficient structures allow easy conversion to electric. Indeed, the Tiger Moth was my first electric powered model.
Radio Control Modeler's plans service has a bunch of his designs. The designs of which I am aware are as follows.
DH Tiger Moth #793 March 80 DH Gipsy Moth #734 August 78 Avro 504K #826 Feb 1981 Bucker Jungmeister #856 Jan 1982 Hawker Demon #757 March 1979
He has also done the DH Hornet, a Spitfire, Gloster Gamecock, Druine Turbulent, Bowers Fly Baby, and I am sure a whole lot more. The guy is a whirlwind of energy. I expect that any of these are great fliers with efficient structure and good manners.
Oh yeah, he's also written a book! Not just any book, but a "must-have" for anyone interested in sport scale modeling. I kid you not, it is required reading.
Radio Control Scale Aircraft Models for Everyday Flying
RM Books Division
Chart Hobby Distributors Ltd
LittleHampton West Sussex, UK
Mine is the reprint of the second edition (1989) and needs replacing, I have referenced it so much!
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