Bear Speed 400
Given the outstanding performance of my first
Bearcat, I just
had to build a second airframe as Rare Bear, one of the most
racers in the history of Reno racing. Modifications
adding the aerodynamic tail cone, forming a low-profile
clipping the wing tips. Plans and construction
notes are available for $20 including shipping, and
vacuum-formed canopies are available for $10. You
can order by mail or
convenient on-line ordering.
CNC-cut foam wing cores
are available from FlyingFoam.com.
E-mail them for price and availability.
order, we now have available the AeroShell and Rare Bear
were specially prepared by ModelGraphics, and cost $15 per
Wing Area: 154
My Rare Bear Reno racer was modified
from a production F8F-1 Bearcat kit. The model was powered
and 7 X 700AR cells. Covering was white and metallic gold
weight was slightly over 20 ounces with the larger battery, and
bordered on hair-raising!
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