Dewoitine 520 (oz13077)
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Dewoitine 520. Jumbo rubber scale model WWII French fighter plane. Wingspan 1018 mm.
Plan shows working retracts.
Note the plan was printed at 3/4 scale.
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SteveWMD - 04/06/2021
The undercarriage intrigued me, but the mechanism is explained in the notes. Here goes my attempt at translation.
The UC comes down for landing. The rear motor hook is fixed to an Al tube that moves within two sliders. A drawstring -attached to this tube and guided by a rear pulley and two centre Al tubes - pulls the UC in when the motor is wound. An elastic joining the UC extending stems pulls the UC down when the motor goes slack. To retract before flight pull the motor out before winding.
Please feel free to criticise my linguistical overreach :-)
Miguel - 04/06/2021
Hello, here is a link to the construction of a CB Dewoitine 520 (in 2016). See https://cieldeguerre.xooit.fr/t266-plan-DEWOITINE-520.htm
Very nice achievement. There's even a video showing the nose gear coming out. Very kindly,
Olivier - 10/06/2021
Here's the video showing the model with landing gear in action https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V93U4b15w00
SteveWMD - 10/06/2021
Quite similar to the system adopted in Sterling P 47 (oz3447) see scheme on plan. pit
pit - 11/06/2021
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