Farman 1000 is the second one built to the Miami 9-inch-fuselage rule. Text includes much valuable flight trimming info.
One Full size Printed plan on an 11” x 17” sheet
Three Pages of notes and photos
By WALT MOONEY
I've been known to get lucky and be able to write that a model flew off the drawing board without requiring adjustments. I've also made poor choices that would not fly well no matter how they were adjusted. The Farman 1000 is a third level of success. It would not fly as it was originally built and originally drawn; however, after a comprehensive flight test program and some modifications to the size of the horizontal and vertical tail, the model has become a very enjoyable project that flies in a smooth, stable fashion. As a consequence, after a paragraph or two about construction of what is a fairly simple model, this article will be devoted to flight testing a recalcitrant (hard to fly?) model