Curtiss P-40F Warhawk (oz4357)
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Curtiss P-40F Warhawk. Scale model fighter for either free flight or U-control.
Quote: "Actual photo front view of P-4OF gas model, the finest equipped combination free flight or U control scale model in the world.
This scale model has sufficient wingspan to make excellent free flights and strong enough for U control flight. It cannot be told from the real plane as a special feature is that a 'B' type gas motor can be completely connected in the front radiator section inverted. If 'C' type motor is used, only the spark plug will be exposed at bottom. Maximum speed U control with 'C' type motor is about 85 mph.
This is one of the strongest models ever built, uses full length balsa body planking, set has beautiful 3 inch aluminum disc, semi-pneumatic rubber tired wheels scale type, 2-3/4 in spun aluminum prop spinner with coupling shaft and back plate, glue 4 oz, axles, silkspan, covering, insignia, celluloid, tail wheel, instrument board, gear struts, full sized drawing, all wing ribs, fuselage formers, etc, printed on balsa wood.
Minature Aircraft Corporation, 83 Low Terrace, Staten Island 1, New York."
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User commentsHi LARRY here. Some photos [see more pics 003]. Will send other photos when 100% complete. Made P-40 out of foam board. $ 4.00 us 4 sheets + other stuff. Thanks again.
Larry - 02/03/2016
Larry here. Pick one for your cover! [See model photo and more pics 004, 005]
Larry - 07/03/2016
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