Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (oz1836)

 

Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress (oz1836) from Sterling 1974 - plan thumbnail

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Boeing B-17G Flying Fortress. Scale model for either CL or radio control. Cox Pee Wee power is shown.

Quote: "Designed and built by Boeing Aircraft Company, the legendary B17 Flying Fortress was 'the guts and backbone of our aerial offensive' as General Hap Arnold put it. The tremendous fire power of its thirteen 50 caliber Machine Guns and the special formation flying, enabled the Squadron to penetrate enemy territory without fighter escort.

Our Model is a faithful and highly detailed replica of the Prototype. Frame members are accurately Die-Cut from finest quality Balsa and every part numbered to insure fast accurate assembly as shown on the Step-by-Step Plans and instructions.

Many highly detailed and Plastic Parts simplify assembly. Included are Chin Turret, Nose Canopy, Top Canopy, Navigator's Bubble, Top Turret, Ball Turret, Tail Canopy, Tail Gunner Enclosure, Cowlings and Nacelles.

Also included is Covering Material, Formed Wire Parts, Wheels, Authentic Decals, Hardware (that includes Control Line Parts) etc, etc. Kit can be built many ways: Rubber Powered (as supplied), Gas, CO, Engine, or Electric Motor. For Free Flight, Control Line or Radio Control or Static Scale. Any version makes a Museum-like Model."

Note Sterling ad [more pics 003] is from May 1975 MB.

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