Hunt, Mesa, Arizona
Noel spent a little more than two years designing and building this 1/6-scale amphibian aircraft. The 92-inch-span, built-up model is powered by a 3-cylinder Saito 60cc gas engine and weighs about 30 pounds. Noel writes, “Somewhat surprisingly, the utilitarian lines of the Sea Otter resulted in a really nice flying model. The narrow landing gear and high center of mass, require concentration during landings, though.”
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