Bellanca Cruisemaster (oz3237)

 

Bellanca Cruisemaster (oz3237) by Sam Blumberg from Guillows 1978 - plan thumbnail

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Bellanca Cruisemaster. Discontinued radio control scale model kit from Guillows, kit no 1502. For Cox .049 power and 2 channel RC. Prototype with all RC gear was 18.5 oz AUW. The kit included vacuum-formed plastic parts for the nose cowl, lower pan, windshield, spinner and the wing tips.

Quote: "An obscure kit by Guillows made in the 1980s. Rather strange structure. It is most unfortunate that these RC kits by Guillows never caught on sales. This Bellanca has been one of the most sought after plans, as far as I know. I plan to 'one fine day' build one. Greetings from Colombia and good luck to all fellow modellers worldwide."

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Update 19/09/2012: Aded a further page (page 7: Bulkhead Layout Sheet) to this plan.

Quote: "These are the formers of the Guillows Bellanca Cruisemaster. I found this sheet lost in a big pile of papers from years gone by!"

Update 12/06/2020: Have unpacked this plan from the zipfile. This is now a 7-page pdf file.

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Bellanca Cruisemaster (oz3237) by Sam Blumberg from Guillows 1978 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz3237)
    Bellanca Cruisemaster
    by Sam Blumberg
    from Guillows (ref:1502)
    1978 
    42in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 26/08/2012
    Filesize: 1663KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Edubarca

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