Grumman Wildcat

 

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Grumman Wildcat  
by Eric Fearnley
from Model Aircraft
May 1954 
29in span
Tags: Scale IC F/F Military Fighter
all formers complete :)
got article :)


This plan was found online 29/04/2012 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=21462999&postcount=387
Outerzone planID: oz2848 | Filesize: 309KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: aeromeddeler

   

About this Plan

Grumman Wildcat - 29" span FF scale from Model Aircraft, May 1954.

Quote: - "The Grumman Wildcat by Eric Fearnley 29in span for .5 cc free flight from Model Aircraft May 1954. My first model in the World War II series was the most outstanding fighter Britain produced, the Hurricane [see oz6053]. This one is probably the American equivalent - the Grumman Wildcat ...the mid-wing layout gives a very flyable model. The only difficulty in having too small a tail for reliable stability has been overcome by an increase in area ...construction follows the Hurricane, being 3/8 x 1/8 in. crutch with ply motor mount, and sheet formers added. The stringers are added on to the formers except where indicated..."

Update 23/02/2017: Have re-scaled ths plan to correct fullsize at 29in wingspan, thanks to DaveBreeze.

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Colour pic of the Wildcat is thanks to JohnSanderson.
SteveWMD - 18/10/2012
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