Lockheed P-38 Lightning (oz1095)
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Lockheed P-38 Lightning. Scale twin-boomed WWII fighter for radio control from Royal (Marutaka). Span 74in, wing area 695 sq in, weight 9-10 lb.
Quote: "Ok boys, it took a lot of time to find this bird, so enjoy it..." Note this plan is slightly cropped on sheet 2, so some of the formers are not completely shown.
Update 15/02/2016: Replaced this plan with a better scan, this one is complete, no cropping, thanks to JJ.
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Supplementary file notes
Build manual, complete 10 pages text inc 1 layout drawing, thanks to RB.
Previous scan version.
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Lockheed P-38 Lightning
from Royal Marutaka
Scale IC R/C Multi Military Fighter
all formers complete :)
Found online 16/04/2013 at:
Format: • PDFbitmap
Credit*: danito69, RB, JJ
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User commentsHello, the first photo is of the box label from the Marutaka kit, the second photo is one of the first Royal ads for the model, I can't remember what magazine it was in and the last photo is of the decal sheet [more pics 003-005].
JeffGreen_LasVegas - 27/02/2018
I would be interested in buying, and would love to build the plane, if it can be converted to electric. Do you have the appropiate conversion drawings, etc?
Bill E - 08/01/2020
Bill, there's nothing here to buy. All we have here is PDF downloads, and they are all free. Maybe check through the FAQ page for a quick overview of how this works.
SteveWMD - 09/01/2020
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