Westland Wallace (oz172)

 

Westland Wallace (oz172) by Alex Horback from Comet 1935 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Westland Wallace. Kit plan for an 18 in wingspan model of the Wallace general-purpose biplane from 1933.

Update 03/08/2021: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, thanks to Gnomelike.

Quote: "Please find attached a fettled copy of the Westland Wallace from Comet 18in (oz172) plan. It has had a major reworking as it was not just foxed but badgered as well! [see previous scan version]. When piecing it back together, I based the layout on the Martin Torpedo Bomber (oz459) plan as the drawing style suggested the same draughtsman.

The Westland Wallace is one of those important but some how forgotten aircraft. The web address https://player.bfi.org.uk/free/film/watch-wings-over-everest-1934-online may be of interest.

A nice thing about this plan is that if the Townend ring is omitted leaving the engine au natural and the undercarriage is attached back to front, you have the Wallace's predecessor the Wapiti, both are lovely old aircraft and as models should be fairly easy to make and the proportions enable them to fly well."

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Update 04/08/2021: Added some details to this plan listing thanks to Pit, who found a detailed listing on Ebay. Added photo pack zipfile of 12 pics showing the kit contents, box, plan and instructions sheet in great detail. The designer and date can be see in a pic of the plan: Alex Horback, 1935.

Update 03/08/2021: Replaced this plan (again) with a clearer copy, thanks to Gnomelike.

Quote: "Dear All, First, thanks to Pit, the photo pack enabled missing text to be added along with the date and designers name. The plan is a quite accurate rendition of the Wallace but a point of confusion may be that when looking at the side view. The observer is looking through the fuselage to details on the left hand side (Port side) of the aircraft. So the longer and lower exhaust pipe is actually on the port side with the foot holds and gubbins for the armament. The starboard or right hand side of the airframe is bare apart from the panel lines, rudder and elevator control wires plus the smaller exhaust. From the front, the cowling is correct but the exhaust pipes leave the exhaust manifold cum collector ring looking like a clock face set to seventeen minutes to five o'clock. Have fun! TTFN"

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Previous scan versions.

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Westland Wallace (oz172) by Alex Horback from Comet 1935 - model pic

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User comments

"Not a Townsend Ring but a Townend", a demon of pedantry perching on my shoulder whispered in my ear, "A Townsend Ring is completely different, used as an aneurysm alleviating device in some Siluriformes", he went on. See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Townend_ring
Miguel - 04/08/2021
Thanks Miguel, have corrected this now. I didn't notice that either :)
SteveWMD - 04/08/2021
Silly me, I thought the Townend ring was the loop past the last stop on the tram where they turned the whole thing around. Live and learn!
Jan Novick - 04/08/2021
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