Korda 1939 Gas Model (oz11108)
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Korda 1939 Gas Model. Free flight power model, for Brown Jr motor. Wingspan 55 in, wing area 448 sq in.
Quote: "Note this drawing intended not only for construction of the model, but also as a record of its condition when found after 42 years. Except for patches in the covering, the results of an active contest season 1939, where it was lost OOS and returned twice are shown. The original model was discovered in 1980 by Joe Elgin and is being restored by Matt Basta for the AMA Model Museum."
Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.
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User commentsThe Korda 1939 Diamond is a wonderful flyer - I have a photo of mine on electric RC but am not sure how to submit it. Best regards from Central Iowa, USA, Jeff
Jeff McCammant - 27/04/2019
Thanks Jeff. We don't have an image upload on the comments, but if you just email the photo to us at email@example.com we'll add it onto this page.
SteveWMD - 28/04/2019
I'm glad the Korda 1939 Gas Model was added to Outerzone - it is a very historical model and a great flyer. Mine was built from the same plan. Mine was a Complete A Project on RC Groups. I attach a couple pictures [model photo & more pics 003-005]. The best two pics were taken by Eric B. at Marshalltown Iowa USA field 2017.
Jeff_McCammant_Iowa - 01/05/2019
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