Fun Scale P-51 (oz10761)
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Fun Scale P-51 Mustang (aka Fun 51). 40 size. Wingspan 50 in, wing area 493 sq in, for .30 to .45 power and 4 channel (min) RC.
Discontinued kit from Dynaflite.
This here is the 40 size version. For the 60-size kit, see Fun Scale Mustang 60 (oz11532).
Greyscale, 100 dpi scan.
Update 16/09/2019: Added kit review from RCME, September 1990, thanks to RFJ.
Quote: "Kit Review. RCME, September 1990. Gerard Feeney puts Dynaflite's P-51 Mustang through its paces.
Thanks to Irvine Engine's distribution network, the California-based Dynaflight Models' products are available through all the better stocked model shops. Among their comprehensive range lies the cute 50 in span Mustang - christened the 'Fun-51'. Such a playful nickname reflects its intended function as a model aimed at the weekend-flier who favours ease-of-operation over a high degree of scale fidelity.
Designed for .30 to .45 size engines and four function R/C, the Fun-51 is not for the beginner. A quick check of the colourful box label reinforces Dynaflight's intention of fun-scale, with practical features including a fixed undercarriage, upright engine and rubber band retained wings. The dedicated sport flier could enhance the scale appearance with the addition of some panel lines and weathering but keep the weight to a minimum..."
Update 18/10/2019: Added wing ribs file, thanks to DarinBellis.
Quote: "Hi, I ran across the wing rib patterns for this kit that I traced when I built mine about 20 years ago. The full sheet will not fit on my scanner, and I don't have the ability to 'stitch' PDF files together, so the patterns are saved to a jpg file that I stitched together. Crude, but functional. [edit: now a PDF at 300 dpi, scaled to full size] Cheers,"
Supplementary file notes
Ribs, hand traced.
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Fun Scale P-51
by Mark Smith
from Dynaflite (ref:3011)
Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
Found online 27/12/2018 at:
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Credit*: mjbelton, DarinBellis
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