Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (oz1964)

 

Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (oz1964) by Mik Michelson 2010 - plan thumbnail

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Republic P-47 Thunderbolt. Rubber scale model.

Note this plan has previously (wrongly) been attributed to Earl Stahl. The designer was Mik Michelson.

See https://www.hippocketaeronautics.com/hpa_plans/details.php?image_id=5579 for more details:

Quote: " The plan was drawn by Mik Michelson of southern California as an April Fool submission as a 'missing Stahl' and put it in his club's local newsletter. I was the editor of the Scale Staffel's newsletter and totally missed the joke and excitedly ran it in ours. It was picked up by others all across the country in a matter of weeks and became famous or infamous, as the case may be... It has even been accepted in good humor in Earl Stahl events at contests."

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Hi there, are you sure this plan was by Earl Stahl? I seem to remember that this one was a spoof by Mik Mikkelson in the late 80,s or early 90,s maybe one of the experts can comment?
MikeH - 14/01/2014
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