M-13 (oz11988)

 

M-13 (oz11988) by C Pizzigani from MOVO 1938 - plan thumbnail

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M-13. Rubber powered semi-scale model of the Italian SM.79 Sparviero bomber. Wingspan 1280 mm.

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M-13 (oz11988) by C Pizzigani from MOVO 1938 - model pic

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  • (oz11988)
    M-13
    by C Pizzigani
    from MOVO
    June 1938 
    50in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Multi Military Bomber
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 26/01/2020
    Filesize: 1449KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Gianni, Pino

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On 23-24 of January 1938 three modified bomber Savoia Marchetti S-79 made a record Transatlantic flight Roma-Dakar-Rio de Janeiro. On the S-79 side were painted three green mice. In Italy that's a saying:
"I'll make you see the green mice" intended as I'll make you see something incredible or a bad moment.
After the record It became the motto of 205th Bomber Group that painted the 3 mice on their Aircraft. One of the three S-79 had the registration I-BRUN. BRUN stay for Bruno Mussolini, son of Benito Mussolini. Bruno was a good pilot since he was 17 y.o. the most young Italian pilot. Bruno died during the test flight of the Piaggio P.108 (a sort of Italian Flying Fortress). Colour scheme sent by mail [more pics 004].
Pit - 03/03/2020
Not much to do to lighten that fuselage, except connecting it to a vacuum pump after covering to remove the air inside! Indeed I would rather lose a couple of grams to add a few diagonal members lest the rubber motor pulls a disaster up. Nose a bit long but a fine model overall.
Miguel - 03/03/2020
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