P-40 Warhawk (oz13377)
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P-40 Warhawk. Rubber scale model WWII fighter.
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Quote: "This plan was designed by Paul Del Gatto for Scientific as one of their '"Super Flyers'" line. I built this plane and kept the plan in a drawer over 50 years ago. This plan is scanned from the original. I had cut out the instrument panel from the plan, so I created a new one to replace it. The ribs and formers were printwood which did not survive, so I designed parts to fit and they are added to the bottom of the plan. The 'bombs' were optional, and I do not recall any separate instructions on their construction or purpose. They did not have a release mechanism that I remember."
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User commentsCareful restoration, including the wayward instrument panel and extras. Thank you!
Miguel - 16/10/2021
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