Wittman Tailwind (oz11586)


Wittman Tailwind (oz11586) by Dave Livesay 2002 - plan thumbnail

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Wittman Tailwind. Peanut scale model.

Quote: "This slick looking Tailwind with its retracting gear belonged to AC Occhipinti of Metaire, LA. Gear up configuration increased speed by 20 mph.

Differences between this and a normal Tailwind other than the gear: Wing tips are rounded and of shorter span. Rudder is rounded on the upper top at the rear. Cowl shape is different from the 3-views I have.

This plan is based on the 3-view in Model builder January 1975, Modifications are based on Photos in Air Trails Homebuilt Aircraft summer 1970 (colour photo on cover) and Air Progress Homebuilt Aircraft Fall/Winter 1966-67.

AC Occhipinti's Wittman Tailwind. Peanut scale. Plan By David Livesay for the Cloudbusters Newsletter, December 12, 2002."

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  • (oz11586)
    Wittman Tailwind
    by Dave Livesay
    13in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 18/09/2019
    Filesize: 182KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DaveLivesay

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