Dewoitine D-520 (oz13285)


Dewoitine D-520 (oz13285) by Franz Lallemand 2002 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Dewoitine D-520. Radio control sport-scale model of the French WWII fighter. Wingspan 500 mm, for .15 engines. Approximate scale is 1/12.

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Update 04/09/2021: Added article, in French, thanks to Pit.

Update 13/09/2021: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy thanks to Hubert.

Quote: "Hi Steve, here is my go at stitching the raw scans of this plan. I also tried to reconstruct wing rib 43 which looked really odd before. To me this plan looks quite usable now, still it's probably one of the more unsafe ones on OZ. It's a quick hand job right from the beginning, though perfectly good for a 1/12 combat quicky. Or in other words (which hopefully make sense): Hack it - Fly it - Whack it! Thanks, Hubert"

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Dewoitine D-520 (oz13285) by Franz Lallemand 2002 - model pic

  • (oz13285)
    Dewoitine D-520
    by Franz Lallemand
    from MRA (ref:749)
    May 2002 
    37in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 25/08/2021
    Filesize: 701KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: OlivierAubard

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User comments

It seems as if this plan has some stitching problems. In case of the wing ribs this is a bigger thing. Are the raw scans available so that I could try to fix this?
Also be aware that the firewall better be tilted. Done as on the plan it's not a good solution.
Hubert - 04/09/2021
Hi Hubert, funny you should ask that, I have just uploaded an alternate plan scan - see the supplement file: _tiled.pdf - that might be exactly what you need.
SteveWMD - 04/09/2021
Another way to see the Dewoitine 520. In the form of a radio-controlled glider. Note here the decoration and the camouflage in colors other than the French colors ;-)
Olivier - 12/12/2021
Vraiment impressionant! Le fameux chasseur français aux couleurs bulgares et en vol silencieux. Merci bien à vous M. Olivier.
Robert Schlickewitz - 12/12/2021
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