Bristol Fighter F2B (oz12872)


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Bristol Fighter F2B. Radio control scale model WWI fighter. Wingspan 114 in. For DA-85cc engine or similar. Scale is 1/4.

Note: this plan is available as a free download from the mnbigbirds site at along with parts list, pics, etc. This here is the same plan, after some very minor adjustment and cleanup.

Quote: "Bristol F2B Fighter. The Bristol F.2 Fighter was a two-seat biplane fighter and reconnaissance aircraft and was without a doubt one of the most important and successful British designs to serve during the First World War.

This exact 1/4 scale version has been designed by Roy Maynard a long-time scale builder and competitor, with the plans being drawn by his good friend David Andersen."

Note the plan download comes with a disclaimer saying quote: "To date, prototypes of this model have not been flown or evaluated. We invite you to be the first. Be advised that there may be undiscovered omissions or flaws in the plans. Only experienced builders and pilots who are capable of evaluating the structure and performance of this type of airplane should attempt to build this design. Please report your findings, if any, to David P Andersen, via email shown on Best wishes for successful building and flight."


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There is no need to comment on the evident quality of this plan. Regarding the place where Pilgrim got this from, I can only be thankful for Mr Andersen's generosity in making plans of this quality available for free. A dozen of them have ended up here already, an Oz search for David Andersen will reveal a few taken mostly from RCM.
Miguel - 15/03/2021
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