Piper Vagabond (oz14559)

 

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Piper Vagabond. Control line sport scale model. Wingspan 108 cm, for .15 to .19 engines.

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Quote: "Dear Steve & Mary; Wishing to the couple to be very well, with good health and great positive energy!

PIPER VAGABOND (15-20)_MOBRAL MODELISMO DO BRASIL

The Piper Vagabond was a scale kit from the 70 to 80' sold by the late Mobral Modelismo do Brasil model company, model with a wingspan of 108 cm and for engines on the .15 to .20 range

This plan was sent to me by a friend that is Alexandre Takeschi Ueno, an excellent and competent builder and Pilot from Florianópolis/SC, Brazil

This plan results from a ampliation of a reduced one found on an vintage Esporte Modelismo Magazine, so the size of the plan here presented has the same size of the original Mobral kit.

This same model is under construction by my friend Alexandre Ueno, as soon as I have images I will be forwarding them to you with pleasure

Thank you so much by the very important preservation work that you both do in this fantastic website that is Outerzone UK! My best wishes, Carlo"

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Piper Vagabond (oz14559) 1960 - model pic

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  • (oz14559)
    Piper Vagabond
    from MOBRAL
    1960 
    42in span
    Scale IC C/L Cabin Civil Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 14/05/2023
    Filesize: 1221KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: CarloAM
    Downloads: 554

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User comments

Attached Piper Vagabond photos [main pic, 005-008]. The yellow sample presented here is a very pretty Mobral Piper Vagabond built by a very competent modeller that is our friend ALEXANDRE TAKESHI UENO, model that was built from plans enlarged from an early magazine and use a OS FS 26 Surpass 4 stroke engine. The plan presented here isn't of high definition one but it's sufficient clear to build a model as the same way Alexandre did. The paint was made in a automotive enamel that was the "VOLKSWAGEN YELLOW SAFAR" FROM THE VW 1975 LINE, this resulted in a relly pretty work and also pretty model. By the way, Alexandre won the first place in "DESAFIO MOBRAL 2023 MEETING” in the Remote Scale Category with the Piper and also first place in Remote Combat Category with his MIG 15. Here we are all very proud with his deserved victory! All the best,
CarloAM - 26/06/2023
Hello Mary and Steve, Concerning the oz14559 plans, I bring to you some more pictures [pics 009-013] of an example built at early 60's what makes me think the kit was not from 1975, as per the text. These are the present pictures of the actual old model, with the very same nylon covering from that time, plus the modeler and wife busts at the controls and the local newspaper at the back. Hope you can use them, Best regards from Brazil,
Fabio Gil - 13/07/2023
Nice pics. Thanks, ok have set the date on this one to 1960.
SteveWMD - 13/07/2023
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