Hawker Hurricane (oz10714)

 

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Hawker Fighter. Rubber scale model WWII fighter.

Quote: "Building the Hawker Single Seater Fighter. How You Can Create a Flying Model of Britain's Latest Fighter From the First Plans of it Ever Published. [Hawker Hurricane], by William Winter.

EVERY Englishman is keenly alive to the potential horrors of a future air raid. Since necessity is the mother of invention, the famous interceptors have been evolved. They are built for tremendous speed and climbing ability. It is their military mission to nip any threat in the bud.

The new sensational Hawker is a low-wing monoplane of cantilever construction powered with a Rolls Royce 'Merlin'. The undercarriage is retractable. Naturally, wing flaps are incorporated in the design.

One glance at this latest British creation would justify an estimate of three hundred miles an hour. Although all data has been withheld, it is knowingly said that the horsepower is probably one thousand.

The model has been worked out right down to the retractable landing gear. The constructitand method employed, by using four master stringers cut from sheet balsa, enables an accurate frame to be built with minimum effort and time.

Fuselage. Trace the top, bottom and sides of the fuselage on 1/16 in sheet. Cut each master stringer thus traced about 3/16 wide. After cutting, mark on them the positions of the bulkheads. The bulkheads are also cut from 1/16 stock. The four main notches cut for the master stringers are 3/16 deep. Before attempting to cut all the notches shown, it is essential that their positions be accurately marked. Place the two side master stringers in place on the widest bulkheads.

When the cement has set, locate the remaining bulkheads. Check the alignment before cementing the remaining stringers in portion. All auxiliary stringers are 1/16 sq. The rudder post is 1/8 sq and supports the rear hook of .028 wire. The pilot's enclosure is a framework built up of 1/16 sq. A small former, the pattern of which is given, forms the rearmost piece of the enclosure. A pattern is also given to be used in making the small 1/16" internal former that is located at BB..."

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  • (oz10714)
    Hawker Hurricane
    by Bill Winter
    from Model Airplane News
    April 1936 
    28in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 24/11/2018
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