Tiger Moth (oz13059)


Tiger Moth (oz13059) from Humbrol 1975 - plan thumbnail

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Tiger Moth. Rubber scale model biplane. Wingspan 480 mm.

Note the kit included some moulded plastic parts for the turtledeck, nose and cowling (see pic 003). These parts have no formers shown and would have to be built from scratch.

Includes supplement notes on CO2 conversion.

Quote: "Your HUMBROL model is ideal for conversion to CO2 power, using the Humbrol CO2 engine available from your model shop. The installation of this motor requires only some minor modifications to the nose of the model (additional materials are NOT included in the kit), but we recommend that you study the accompanying diagrams in conjunction with those on the plan BEFORE you commence building the model.

When completed, balance the model as shown on the plan. You will find the addition of weight to the rear of the model (if required) can be carried out via the hole in the underside of the fuselage originally used as access to the motor peg. Use Plasticine or similar for ballast. Test glide the model as for the rubber-powered version.

The first few powered flights should be carried out with the motor running at low RPM. USE ONLY THE PROPELLER SUPPLIED WITH THE MOTOR; the propeller supplied in the model kit is not suitable for CO2 power.

Any tendency the model may have to turn or climb under power can be rectified by fitting thin washers between the motor and the bulkhead to adjust the thrustline of the motor.

The PMS 1 motor is more than powerful enough for all the models in the HUMBROL rubber-powered stand-off scale range and you will find that running the motor at full RPM is not necessary (it also wears out the motor quickly!)."

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Supplementary file notes

CO2 conversion.
Printwood parts.
Wood scan, zipfile.


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Tiger Moth (oz13059) from Humbrol 1975 - model pic

  • (oz13059)
    Tiger Moth
    from Humbrol
    19in span
    Scale Rubber CO2 F/F Biplane Kit
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 24/05/2021
    Filesize: 1759KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: hjsaxe, AdrianCulf

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