Pfalz DIII

 

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Pfalz DIII  
by F Palmer
from Aeromodeller
December 1960 
46in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F Biplane Military Fighter
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This plan was found online 15/11/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=19879019&postcount=19
Outerzone planID: 1791 | Filesize: 605KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: algy2

   

About this Plan

Pfalz D3 - Scale free flight plan WWI fighter biplane. Designed by F Palmer it was developed for pendulum control with full safety features including sprung landing gear, knock off wings. Fully planked fuselage, spruce, balsa and silk construction. Scale is 1/8. December 1960 Aeromodeller.

Quote: - "A superb one-eighth scale free-flight model by F. Palmer of the W.W.l. fighter. Pfalz D III from Aero Modeller December 1960. This 1/8 scale Pfalz DIII has been developed as a pendulum controlled model with full safety features including sprung landing gear, knock-off wings, fully planked fuselage, spruce, balsa and silk construction. Sleek lines, curvaceous fuselage, flat upper plane, and colourful appearance, make it a worthy addition to any modeller's collection... The Pfalz is extremely stable, robust, and a delight to fly. Craftmanship, the use of Bondfast PVA and Pliobond and nylon for binding fittings etc., help in no small way to provide these qualities. Take time in construction and complete each operation carefully. The results are well worth it..."

Update 22/12/2016: added article, thanks to RFJ.

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