Thunderbird 59 (oz11483)


Thunderbird 59 (oz11483) by Bob Palmer 1959 - plan thumbnail

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Thunderbird 59 (Thunderbird II). Control line stunt model.

Quote: "Bob Palmer's '59 Nats T-Bird. This drawing replicates the basic geometry and arrangement of the airplane flown to victory in Open Stunt at the 1959 Nationals by Bob Palmer. Drawn by Bob Emmett 6/23/95. Approved by Bob Palmer.

Note plan also bears the signature of Bob Palmer, with the date 24.03.96.

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Note photo of completed Thunderbird 59 (by Don Hutchinson) was found online at

Note for the Veco kit version of this design, see Thunderbird II (oz4275).


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Thunderbird 59 (oz11483) by Bob Palmer 1959 - model pic

  • (oz11483)
    Thunderbird 59
    by Bob Palmer
    56in span
    IC C/L
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 24/08/2019
    Filesize: 628KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Billo

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User comments

Where is the wing?
Spitfire - 09/10/2020
Um, the wing is the wing-shaped thing, shown on the plan. Towards the top.
SteveWMD - 09/10/2020
Right, I see the wing now, but where the blazes is the fuselage?
Miguel - 12/10/2020
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