Messerschmitt Me109 (oz3431)


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Messerschmitt Me109. Free flight scale model German WWII fighter.

Quote: "Full size plans! Stan Cole's Me 109. A free flight model for .5 - .75 engines.

After Stan Cole's Spitfire (oz1641) plans were published in 1962, they became so popular that a model of the Spit's old adversary - the Messerschmitt 109 - was an obvious follow up design. After testing two prototypes extensively, under a variety of conditions, we can safely say that this design is another winner.

It is not a super-scale job. Some design deviations have been necessary, as with the Spitfire, in order to produce a tough practical flying model. However, the original fighter's characteristic appearance is fully retained. A nice paint job will really dress up your Me 109, large numbers of which we expect to see during the coming season.

Building notes: Wing: Commence by pinning down the plan, LE and TE (medium balsa), the latter being suitably notched for ribs. Pin down the lower halves of ribs W1 and W2 and the 1/8 rear spar..."

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Messerschmitt Me109 (oz3431) by Stan Cole 1964 - model pic


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It does appear to have quite a bit dihedral which could add the stability some of these low wing WW2 designs might be lacking.
sazkwatch - 07/03/2015
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