Boeing P-26A Peashooter (oz15384)

 

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About this Plan

Boeing P-26A Peashooter. Free flight scale model for rubber power.

Note this design first appeared in Dec 1934 Popular Aviation. This here is the plan as sold by Lindberg Model & Supply Co, and is dated 1935.

Quote: "THE Boeing P-26A is a ship most of you model fans have been waiting for and our laboratory is very proud to present plans and instructions for building this trim little fighter. Not only does it have a striking appearance but flies equally as well.

We have obtained all data necessary for completing this model, even to the correct color scheme used by the 95th Pursuit Squadron. Weight of model complete, ready to fly, is 1-7/8 ounces. Distance of 200 feet or better, flying between 25 to 35 mph.

Please note all advanced features, such as movable controls with aluminum hinges, fuselage construction, shock absorbers, landing gear, etc, are exclusive features developed only by our laboratory.

In building the model, all dimensions can be quickly and accurately determined by placing a ruler on the part to be measured. The plan is printed full size.

Construction: The fuselage sides are built from 1/16-inch square balsa. The longerons, verticals, diagonal braces, etc, are held in place until securely cemented by inserting straight pins on either side of the strips wherever needed. After the two sides are completed, they are pinned to the top of the plan in such a manner that the top longerons face down..."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "Hi Steve, Another rarity, this time the Paul W. Lindberg Boeing P-26A Peashooter. This one spans 17 5/16" as measured on the front elevation. All the best,"

Update 30/6/2024: Added article, thanks to Pit.

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Boeing P-26A Peashooter (oz15384) by Paul Lindberg 1934 - model pic

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  • (oz15384)
    Boeing P-26A Peashooter
    by Paul Lindberg
    from Popular Aviation
    December 1934 
    18in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military Fighter
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 07/06/2024
    Filesize: 1745KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DilwynMadog
    Downloads: 406

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Little is missing for a beautiful scale model in this splendid 90 years old plan. Fine restoration job, thank you!
Miguel - 01/07/2024
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Scaling

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