AD-2 Skyraider (oz13535)
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Douglas AD-2 Skyraider. Scale model for control line or radio control.
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Quote: "Dear Steve, Another plan from Modellismo magazine and again I have no idea of the date. Well drawn, the components are full size as is the tailplane. But if you look carefully you will see the span is 1110 mm and the length 828 mm [edit: fixed scaling now]. Sorry about the opaque paper but I know you will sort it out. Yours Richard Falconer"
Update 1/1/2022: Added article, thanks to Pit.
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User commentsI knew Giuseppe Ciampella since I was a child in the 60'. He run a model hobby shop in Roma until 80'. He sold plans an kits under the (abbreviation of his name) Ci-Gi Italia Model brand. But most of the models were barely copied or modified/simplified from USA plans and kits, in particular Berkeley kits he sold in his shop.
In this case, to me, it's evident, from some particular like cabin hatch or wing structure the derivation from Douglas AD-2 Skyraider (oz917) the 1951 Air Trails Cal Smith's Skyraider. Pit
Pit - 01/01/2022
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