RWD-5bis (oz12026)

 

RWD-5bis (oz12026) by Hurst Bowers from MaxFax 1988 - plan thumbnail

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RWD-5bis. Rubber scale model Polish light plane.

Quote: "The 1933 Polish RWD-5bis was a single-seat version of the RWD-5 two-seat cabin monoplane trainer and sport plane. This was a one-off modified for long distance flights, including crossing the Atlantic in 1933, the smallest plane to cross at the time.

This 27 in span model was designed by Hurst Bowers for rubber or electric-powered free-flight and was published in the September 1988 MaxFax, newsletter of the DC Maxecuters club."

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  • (oz12026)
    RWD-5bis
    by Hurst Bowers
    from MaxFax
    September 1988 
    27in span
    Scale Rubber Electric F/F Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/03/2020
    Filesize: 844KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DPlumpe

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I built two of these, and they really fly. Lost one in a thermal.
Jim Pollard - 23/03/2020
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