Firebird 40 (oz12137)

 

Firebird 40 (oz12137) by Rusty Van Baren from Craft Air 1984 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Firebird 40. Radio control sport pattern plane. For 30 to 50 engines. Wingspan 56 in, wing area 532 sq in.

Quote: "Craft Air introduces the Firebird. The sports airplane you have been waiting for! This exceptional airplane is made from all-machine cut and sanded parts. The kit contains all necessary wood, canopy, and all hardware.
The Firebird is an outstanding low wing, highly maneopuverable sport airplane. It is capable of flying the entire AMA Pattern!"

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Note because this plan was scanned at 36 in wide, some text is missing where the edges are cropped. If anyone can fill in the missing text, we'll type it up and add that as a supplement file.

Thanks to RFJ for finding the colour full-page ad for the Firebird, in MAN September 1984.

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Firebird 40 (oz12137) by Rusty Van Baren from Craft Air 1984 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12137)
    Firebird 40
    by Rusty Van Baren
    from Craft Air
    1984 
    56in span
    IC R/C LowWing Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 26/04/2020
    Filesize: 796KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: J330

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User comments

If there is anyone out there that has this kit, unbuilt, and could trace the ribs and submit them to Oz, it would be peachy.
RC Yeager - 14/08/2021
Contact me at Kanata Aircraft Models. I can draw them for you.
Mark Winstanley - 15/08/2021
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