Firefly (oz11385)

 

Firefly (oz11385) from Humbrol 1975 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Humbrol Firefly. Free flight towline glider. Wingspan 700mm. This model is stage 3 in the '5 Stages of Modelling' series from Humbrol.

Quote: "Humbrol Firefly. (Stage 3). 700mm span scalish tow line glider. Designed to further the growing skills of the new modeller and develop his ability to construct a semi box-type fuselage and a taper wing."

Quote: "Firefly and Sirocco. Hi, here are two more plans for the Outerzone with photos. The Firefly is also on the wanted page, I myself have been trying to find one to build, and now here it is... Regards,"

Note see the Humbrol Dragonfly (oz5158) listing for a review of all 5 models, from AeroModeller, Jan 1978.

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Firefly (oz11385) from Humbrol 1975 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11385)
    Firefly
    from Humbrol
    1975 
    34in span
    Glider F/F
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 24/07/2019
    Filesize: 197KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: starfighter

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User comments

You need the ribs in the plan to build the wing.
bob - 04/08/2019
The main rib is shown on the plan. So we are just missing a drawing of the outer (tip) rib, and then you could make them all, as a sandwich.
SteveWMD - 04/08/2019
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