Fairchild PT-19 (oz328)

 

Fairchild PT-19 (oz328) by Earl Stahl from Model Builder 1984 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Fairchild PT-19. Rubber scale model.

The Earl Stahl Fairchild PT-19 (oz9291) was first published in Air Trails Dec 1940. This here is a later redrawn copy by Al Patterson from MB, in July 1984.

Quote: "Old Timer of the Month. Fairchild PT-19. Designed by Earl Stahl. Drawn by Al Patterson. Text by Bill Northrop.

What a combination! Earl Stahl's rubber scale models are legend, and so is the Fairchild PT-19. This perfect coupling took place for the December 1940 issue of Air Trails, where the plans were printed full size on a two page spread. Although the span is 23 inches, this presented no space problem, as the magazine was 10 x 13-1/2 inches in those days.

According to Stahl, the only scale modification, to improve in flight stability, was a slightly enlarged stabilizer. Scale dihedral was 1-7/8 inches, as used on Stah's original, but he suggests an additional 1/4 inch in each panel. Covering is blue and yellow tissue.

The original, with 8 strands of 1/8 in rubber, climbed in large left circles and glided to the right."

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Update 21/08/2014: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy at correct scale, thanks to JJ.

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