Focke Wulf FW-56 Stosser (oz2577)

 

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Focke Wulf FW-56 Stosser. Scale rubber parasol plane. Scale is 1/12.

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Quote: "The Fw-56 makes an ideal flying scale model for a number of reasons. Posessing beautifull lines, a rich history and a variety of possible color schemes, it has the distinct advantage of being almost perfectly suited to rubber powered model requirements without significant departure from scale (our model's only deviation is a 6% increase in horizontal tail surfaces).

Model construction should present no difficulty to anyone who has biult up a balsa-and-tuissue model from the many good kits available (At least one such kit should be in your experience before you tackle this model).

The structure has been deliberatley simplified here; advanced builders can save a great deal of weight by replacing the large top and bottom longerons with 1/16 sq strips, reducing the walls of the fuselae formers, and substituting 1/16 strips for the cut-out wing and tail pieces.

Although any size model can be scaled form these plans, the best scale is 1/12, giving a span of 34-3/4 inches (three times plan size)..."

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  • (oz2577)
    Focke Wulf FW-56 Stosser
    by Jonathon Thompson
    from Scale Modeler Air Plans
    December 1965 
    34in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Parasol
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 14/03/2012
    Filesize: 603KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow, fantasyflyer_plan_collection
    Downloads: 2914

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