Macchi M33 (oz4280)

 

Macchi M33 (oz4280) by Harold J Towner - plan thumbnail

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Macchi M33 (1925). Scale model of the 1925 Schneider Trophy racer for free flight or radio control with 2.5cc motor, by Harold Towner. Plan is on 2 sheets, numbered Dwg 36.

Quote from plan text: "As this model was designed for radio, the pylon, wings and cockpit are removable in one unit, the front hatch giving access to fixing screws".

The tail surfaces are shown as hinged, but there are no further details of the radio installation.

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  • (oz4280)
    Macchi M33
    by Harold J Towner
    40in span
    Scale IC F/F R/C Floatplane Racer Civil
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 26/04/2013
    Filesize: 796KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Derick Scott

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User comments

Hello, can you please let me know the scale, i.e. This is to be printed on a A2 sizes sheets? How to know the real print size? Thanks a lot
Paulo - 13/05/2022
Best to learn how to answer this for yourself. Then you have access to thousands of free plans you can use, without waiting for an answer from us. See the Knowledge Base page at KB 105: Checking the page size of a PDF plan for details.
SteveWMD - 13/05/2022
If you're a fan of this model can I draw your attention to a cartoon from the famous Studio Ghibli called; "Porco Rosso" where the Macchi M3 plays a center role, it's still on Netflix.
In fact, Studio Ghibli has strong aviation connections, and to the Mitsubishi Zero. This is reflected in another Ghibli classic cartoon film "The Wind Rises" and is very anti-war. I think the term cartoon is an injustice to these masterpieces.
John Green - 18/05/2022
Anime would be the best word for Studio Ghibli works. The stories are fantastic, and the animation is great. Love this aircraft, too.
David Fuller - 18/05/2022
John... it has been my understanding for a while that the center role airplane in Porco Rosso is meant to be a Savoia S.21, not the Macchi M33, although they are quite similar.
RC Yeager - 19/05/2022
The original Savoia s 21 was a biplane but it still served as the basis for Porco Rosso's plane... but as a monoplane...
Olivier - 19/05/2022
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