DH.83 Fox Moth - Free flight scale model. For .5cc to .8cc motors. April 1957 Aeromodeller.
Quote: "It is rather surprising that there are so few examples of this most economic light transport flying in the world today. Using only enlarged fuselage proportions with more or less standard D.H. 82 Tiger Moth wing and tailplane units, the Fox Moth served a useful life with small airlines, charter companies and air circuses in pre-war years. G-ABVK which is chosen for Bernard Barton's model, was finished in two tones of blue for Hillman's Air Services operating out of Stapleford Tawney Aerodrome in Essex, whilst another colour scheme on G-ACEJ giving pleasure flights at Southport last year, inspired Mr. Barton to make a 30in scale model for his Mills 75 diesel. This was all silver with cream decking on the fuselage, registration letters in dark blue, and distinguished by not having a spinner. Unfortunately, G-ACEJ no longer exists as it crashed into the sea and was a total wreck. Now for the model, two basic fuselage sides are cut from 1/16 in. medium sheet..."
Update 10/03/2016: article added, thanks to RFJ.
Did we get something wrong with this plan? That happens sometimes. Help us make a correction
Do you have a photo you'd like to submit for this page? Then email firstname.lastname@example.org
* Credit field
The Credit field in the Outerzone database is designed to recognise and credit the hard work done in scanning and digitally cleaning these vintage and old timer model aircraft plans to get them into a usable format. Currently, it is also used to credit people simply for uploading the plan to a forum on the internet. Which is not quite the same thing. This will change soon. Probably.
This model plan (like all plans on Outerzone) is supposedly scaled correctly and supposedly will print out nicely at the right size. But that doesn't always happen. If you are about to start building a model plane using this free plan, you are strongly advised to check the scaling very, very carefully before cutting any balsa wood.
© Outerzone, 2011-2019.
All content is free to download for personal use.
For non-personal use and/or publication: plans, photos, excerpts, links etc may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Outerzone with appropriate and specific direction to the original content i.e. a direct hyperlink back to the Outerzone source page.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site's owner is strictly prohibited. If we discover that content is being stolen, we will consider filing a formal DMCA notice.