De Havilland (DE H-4) Battle and Mail Plane (oz3714)

 

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DH-4. De Havilland (DE H-4) Battle and Mail Plane. Free flight rubber scale model.

Plan is half-size, as originally printed. Dated 1919.

Quote from plan instructions: "How to build an improved IDEAL De Havilland DH-4 Battle and Mail plane. Three foot flying model. This model is a faithful scale reproduction of the famous liberty motored DE H-4 battle plane which has become Uncle Sam's principal mail carrier and which is ever taking a more prominent place in the annals of aerial transportation. We guarantee it to rise from the ground and make a flight of 75 feet or more, provided it is constructed strictly in accordance with our plans and these directions and with Ideal Model Aeroplane supplies."

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Instructions. 6 pages of text.

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  • (oz3714)
    De Havilland (DE H-4) Battle and Mail Plane
    from Ideal
    1919 
    36in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 23/11/2012
    Filesize: 253KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: GaryHinze
    Downloads: 2284

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