Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (oz12606)

 

Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (oz12606) by Walt Musciano from Scientific 1960 - plan thumbnail

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk. Control line profile stunt model. Wingspan 21 in, for .049 to .074 engines.

Note this kit included a ready-moulded plastic cowling formed in 2 parts. Formers for this part are not shown.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "Gentlemen; Please find attached my Scientific P-40, scanned at full size, from the 1960 Release of this kit. I acquired this kit from a gentleman on StuntHanger, who was selling off a friend's estate. Once I received the kit, I realized it was just too good to see the 'last one' used-up, with no way to reproduce. So I began learning how to scan plans/parts in small, overlapping sections for digital-stitching. The typical 'corner top view' was scanned at high resolution for later re-scaling to full-size so the builder has a good wing plan to build on. This worked out to be what I needed after I crashed the plane once.
My scans were quite effective for reproducing smashed wing ribs for reconstruction, so I know the plan is good.

Along the way, I transferred the digital information and a plaster buck of the plastic cowl to David Cowell of DPC Models/AeroWerkes. I understand he is now packaging reproductions. This kit is on his 'request via email' list instead of the his site, as observed on StuntHanger this weekend: https://stunthanger.com/smf/12-a-building/12-a-kits-57857/

Here is my build log: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2980604-Scientific-P-40-Warhawk-%28not-the-Red-Tiger%29

Here is flight video https://youtu.be/9hfwlV3a9UY"

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Decals.
Formers.

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk (oz12606) by Walt Musciano from Scientific 1960 - model pic

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  • (oz12606)
    Curtiss P-40 Warhawk
    by Walt Musciano
    from Scientific
    1960 
    21in span
    Scale IC C/L Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/11/2020
    Filesize: 537KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JimMatos

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