American Boy (oz4046)


American Boy (oz4046) by Walt Musciano 1954 - plan thumbnail

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American Boy. Control line trainer for .020 - .049 engines. Scientific kit no 24.

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Zipfile containing 2 items: a PDF of hand-drawn traced formers and a JPG of colour decals.


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American Boy (oz4046) by Walt Musciano 1954 - model pic

  • (oz4046)
    American Boy
    by Walt Musciano
    from Scientific
    18in span
    IC C/L Trainer Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 17/02/2013
    Filesize: 718KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: wsmith
    Downloads: 4001

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Colour photos of his completed model are thanks to wsmith [model photo & more pics 003, 004].
SteveWMD - 05/03/2013
Here are two photos of Scientific's American Boy, built by Phil Page [more pics 005, 006]. It originally was painted and decaled as per the box art.
EdShearer - 27/07/2017
Built close to plans from kit with a Cox .049 [pic 007].
SteveStaples - 12/11/2021
Was my first control line. Not good. Was not a good flyer. Wanted to go in all directions but the way it was supposed to. My dad who was a experienced builder couldnt figure it out so I built a baby ring master and it was a great flyer.
mike - 30/11/2022
Sorry. Can't let this comment go. The American Boy was my first successful control line airplane and I learned a lot from flying it. I found it to be steady and smooth allowing me to take off and land successfully over and over while getting the feel of flight. It was a terrific basic trainer. I then also graduated to, like you, a Baby Ringmaster and learned basic loops and maneuvers. It was a really fun time for me (around 1957)
Mel Gray - 01/12/2022
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