Fokker G1 (oz1759)

 

Fokker G1 (oz1759) by Alan Booton from Air Trails 1937 - plan thumbnail

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Fokker G1. Scale rubber powered model twin-boom fighter. The plan says: Bill Barnes Air Trails flying scale model of the Fokker G.1 bimotor bifuselage: Attack plane, Reconnaissance and light bomber. Scaled to 1/24 - From April 1937 Air Trails.

Quote: "The FOKKER G-1, A Double Fuselage Flying Scale Model by Alan D. Booton.

SINCE the data on this ship has been given on other pages of this issue, let us start the model. Read the directions and study the drawings carefully. You will note that the model is a 1/64 sheet-covered, all-balsa type and that the main frames are of the simple, rectangular type with the formers added.

Provision has been made to get better performance from the model by the use of extension nosings that permit the use of longer propellers, if desired. The tail surfaces are removable for rubber installation, and change from flying to scale surfaces.

Wing. Where wider sheets of the 1/64 sheet are required, butt cement the 2in sheets together to the appropriate width. From such widths cut four oversize wing-panel patterns and two center section-panel patterns 1/8 over-size in chord.

After the ribs have been cut out, make a pair of slotted main spars for the wings tapered to the last rib and wide as the wing is thick, also one center-section spar. The slotted main spars make possible the assembly of the wing panel parts without additional drawing.

The assembling should be done on a soft, smooth board. Taking one panel as an example, lay one of the wing-panel patterns on the board and assemble all the parts on it, using the trailing edge as a guide line. Slant Rib 1 for dihedral. Use plenty of pins to hold the parts in place and then cement all joints..."

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Original article, 2 pages text and pics, thanks to lincoln.

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Fokker G1 (oz1759) by Alan Booton from Air Trails 1937 - model pic

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