P-38 Lightning (oz2461)
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P-38 Lightning. Profile scale control line twin.
Quote: "The famous Lockheed P-38 Lightning makes unique twin-engined model that is easy on the pocketbook. Simple project. And strong.
The Lockheed Lightning P-38 needs no introduction. Some 3,000 were built for all service branches, and many Allied countries, in the Second World War. A variety of models were used in the European and African campaigns and large numbers were employed in the Pacific throughout the war.
In our design of the Lightning, we strived for simplicity in construction, without losing out in appearance or design. Also in mind, is the modeler who has more than one engine, and of varying displacements. The design carries a Cub .09 in the port nacelle with a Cub .074 in the starboard nacelle. This unbalance of power greatly simplifies flying and balance..."
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Update 14/11/2016: Replaced this plan with a a clearer scan from full size, thanks to dfritzke.
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User commentsCouple of pics of my P38 from your plan [more pics 004-006]. Engines are DC Sabres.
TrevorT - 06/09/2018
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