Fun Scale Spitfire (oz11623)

 

Fun Scale Spitfire (oz11623) by Mark Smith from Dynaflite - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Dynaflite Giant Fun Scale Spitfire. Radio control scale model WWII fighter. Wingspan 81 in. Wing area 1150 sq in, for 120 4-cycle, or 90 2-cycle engines.

Discontinued kit from Dynaflite.

Quote: "Dynaflite's GIANT fun scale Spitfire was designed to provide the modeller with a giant scale IMMA legal Spitfire, that is no more difficult to build and fly than a sport model. The all wood construction reduces the weight, keeps assembly simple, and allows the model to be film covered without the need to paint plastic parts. When completed the Spitfire weighs approximately 10-1/2 lbs (with retracts) which puts the wing loading at 21 oz/sq ft, so landings are slow just like a sport model."

Quote: "Here are the plans for the Dynaflite 81 inch Giant scale Spitfire. I have also included the formers that I traced from the actual parts."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Note photo of completed Dynaflite Fun Scale Spitfire model (by ccostant) was found online at http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warplanes-200/7537795-dynaflite-81%22-spitfire.html

Note for more info, photos and links re this kit (including a link to Google Drive with rib tracings etc) see http://warbirdnotes.blogspot.com/2017/11/dynaflite-spitfire-kit-81.html

Update 17/10/2019: Added instructions, thanks to Bernd, who pointed out this file is available for download on the Google Drive link, above.

Supplementary file notes

Formers, hand traced (19 pages).
Kit instructions, 14 pages.

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Fun Scale Spitfire (oz11623) by Mark Smith from Dynaflite - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz11623)
    Fun Scale Spitfire
    by Mark Smith
    from Dynaflite (ref:3018)
    81in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 14/10/2019
    Filesize: 944KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: timlilje

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User comments

For anyone planning on building the 81” Dynaflite Sport Spitfire, I have canopies available. I built one 10+ years ago. It was my most enjoyed warbird to fly.
Robert Sealy - 25/10/2019
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  • Fun Scale Spitfire (oz11623)
  • Plan File Filesize: 944KB Filename: Spitfire_81in_oz11623.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 2060KB Filename: Spitfire_81in_oz11623_formers.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 536KB Filename: Spitfire_81in_oz11623_instructions.pdf
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