Martin Baker MB3 (oz13492)

 

Martin Baker MB3 (oz13492) by Guy Revel 1968 - plan thumbnail

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Martin Baker MB3. Control line sport-scale model, for 2.5 cc engines.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "Dear Steve, Here is another one which I picked up when visiting a girlfriend in Switzerland in 1968. I always wanted to make a free flight MB3 and since have but I’m afraid not from these not particularly good drawings. To make it more scale like the tail fin needs to be reshaped but interestingly they didn’t fall for the doctored photographs issued by Martin Baker showing a bubble hood which in fact never happened. More to follow... Kind regards, Richard"

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Article, in French.

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  • (oz13492)
    Martin Baker MB3
    by Guy Revel
    from MRA
    May 1968 
    21in span
    Scale IC C/L LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 05/12/2021
    Filesize: 271KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: RichardFalconer
    Downloads: 558

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Looks more like a control line model than free flight. Look at the fuselage side view of the plan. The MB3 is a favourite of mine, in spite of its history.
Martin - 13/12/2021
Good point. Have tagged this as CL now. Many thanks.
SteveWMD - 13/12/2021
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