Westland N-17 (oz1499)


Westland N-17 (oz1499) by Joseph Wherry 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Westland N-17. Rubber scale biplane model. Scale is 1/24. Can be built with either 2 or 3 floats, to model 2 different versions.

Quote: "Frequently the author likes to get completely off the beaten path and design and build a model that is entirely out of the ordinary. Such a plane is the Westland N.17, a snappy two-float fighter bomber brought out by the British during the latter part of the First World War. An earlier model used two short floats plus a small tail float; the plans are arranged so that either may be built ...a slightly different type of construction has been used with the result that weight is only slightly increased; however, the model is stronger than the usual flying scale job..."


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User comments

Hello Steve!, I have finished my Westland 16 and made the first little flights, it's a big job but it is really a nice model. Here you have some good pics from my friend Héctor Gutiérrez. Thank you,
MarcoAGuillermo - 05/01/2015
Beautiful work.
SteveWMD - 06/01/2015
Gorgeous model, gorgeous site. Bravo Steve !
TonyFrench - 09/04/2016
Astounding craftsmanship! This is the kind of benchmark I try to reach!
Dave - 31/01/2021
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