Boeing F4B-4 (oz3576)
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Boeing F4B-4. Control line model kit. Quote "This is one of a series of semi-scale models designed by Walter A. Musciano and kitted by Scientific Models in the United States owned by Mr. John Frisoli. Most of these models had carved balsa fuselages, one piece wing and all accessories except engine, paint and glue. They were designed for .049 engines made by OK Cub (Herkimer Tool and Model Works) but mostly for the fabulous Cox .020 and .049 engines. They flew nice but, naturally no stunts. Just round and round. These models however, did introduce several people to the hobby of aeromodelling. They were easy to build and the kit quality was very good indeed. No scale models, just a resemblance of a so called P-51 or Piper Comanche or other full size airplanes. They also shared many components like the landing gear, wheels, spinner etc. They were manufactured from 1950 to 1972. Then the Scientific company turned its efforts to make sailing ships static models like the Golden Hind, the Cutty Sark etc. Scientific closed down in the eighties."
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