Convair B36B Peacemaker (oz13270)
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Convair B36 Peacemaker. Radio control PSS scale glider. Wingspan 280 cm.
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Quote: "Hi Mary, One more, this time a dwg. More information is on the plan, where a few elements only are full scale, however the captions are in English. The plan was published in Modellismo and RCM&E a lot of years ago."
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User commentsVery impressive! A glider this size in scale is a remarkable feat! Looks beautiful in the air.
Jan Novick - 29/08/2021
There are free CAD apps available which can handle the .dwg plans
Inkscape has a host of add-ons for anyone who wants to use laser cutting.
Daithi - 30/08/2021
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