Curtiss P-40 Tigershark (oz14625)
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Sterling Curtiss P-40 Tigershark. Control line profile scale model. Wingspan 27-1/2 in, for .09 to .19 engines.
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Quote: "Hello, Mary & Steve, Enclosed, hopefully, are fullsize crude plans from templates traced from kit parts long ago. When I built kits in the past, I traced the parts onto light weight cardboard. The idea was to have patterns for repairs or to build another. The increasing popularity of R/C provided many C/L at reduced prices, therefore not requiring the use of my patterns. While looking for the patterns of Sterling's P-38 (oz 14542), I found these for the companion kit S-7 P-40. The decades old patterns had to be cut from the thin cardboard, traced to paper, the reason for the crudeness. The actual surviving models assisted in accuracy.
Photos attached. The O.D. is mine [pics 004, 005] and the red [main pic, 003] is Dave Talley's, my late brother in law. Ed"
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