Stearman PT-17 Crop Duster (oz14693)
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Stearman PT-17 Crop Duster. Free flight scale model biplane, for rubber power. Wingspan 22 in.
Note the plan says wingspan 20 inches on it, but it measures as 22 in. The kit box says 22 in. We have listed this plan here as wingspan 22 in.
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Quote: "Hello Mary, Please find attached, as requested, the Sterling Crop Duster plans. The kit is numbered A2, maybe one of their first kits. Please keep up your great work. It is really appreciated. All the best, Geff"
Planfile includes full build instructions.
Update 21/7/2023: Added parts sheet and decals, thanks to Pit. These I think are originally from the the HPA site, see posts by skyraider at: https://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plan... (parts by Aerowerkes) and https://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plan...
Note main pic showing completed Stearman model by Rick Pendzick was found online at: https://www.facflyer.com/pt17.htm see that page for many more excellent build pics.
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User commentsSee build blog at: https://www.facflyer.com/pt17.htm
Pit - 21/07/2023
The home page is worth a peek. It contains a respectable number of other projects, some of them quite fun.
Miguel - 21/07/2023
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