Luscombe Silvaire (oz3943)

 

Luscombe Silvaire (oz3943) by Bill Dean from Keil Kraft 1960 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

KK Luscombe Silvaire. Free flight scale model. Plan shows Allbon Dart engine.

Quote from KK ad: "These kits build up into the finest and most accurate scale models available today. They look and fly just like the real thing! Super Scale Kit Features: Authentic plans prepared from manufacturers' own works drawings. Lavishly illustrated leaflets ...crashproof one-piece wings, held by internal bands. Detachable tail surfaces and wing struts."

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 14/10/2017: added build instructions, thanks to NicholasTucker.

Update 07/06/2018: added kit review from AMI, April 1998, thanks to RFJ.

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Kit review.

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Luscombe Silvaire (oz3943) by Bill Dean from Keil Kraft 1960 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz3943)
    Luscombe Silvaire
    by Bill Dean
    from Keil Kraft
    1960 
    40in span
    Scale IC F/F Cabin Civil
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 25/01/2013
    Filesize: 1365KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: ErikJohnson

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User comments

Hi Steve, This is a super plan to have. Thanks to yourself and to EJ. Be advised that the plan and parts sheets are correct, but the instructions are for the small KK Luscombe Silvaire rubber model (the famous 3/6, then 3/8 and later 3/9 series that filled my life in the late forties!). The price changes mentioned were due to purchase tax changes, not KK prices. If fact, for the old 'uns like me, you can tell the guy's age by whether he calls these kits 3/6, 3/8 or 3/9! (shillings and pence of course!). Best regards,
Brian - 28/01/2013
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