F-51H Mustang (oz4563)


F-51H Mustang (oz4563) by Jim McCroskey 1958 - plan thumbnail

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F-51H Mustang. Control line scale model. Jim McCroskey's Nationals Winning Mustang F-51H Jetco kit. Superscale kit S-1. Wingspan 30-3/4in for .19 to .35 engines.

Note the McCroskey F-51H Mustang (oz11724) was first published in May 1955, Model Airplane News. This here is the plan as it appeared when kitted later by Jetco.

Quote: "Jim McCroskey started building model planes at the tender age of six and won his first flying scale contest at the 1951 Nationals - when he was only 14 years old. In 1953 he started work on his now famous MUSTANG F-51H - a task that involved over a year spent in collecting data; photographing the 'real' ANG-366 from all angles; corresponding with North American Aviation Inc and the USAF. This effort was amply rewarded however, when he won the Senior Flying Scale event at the '54, '55 and '56 Nats with the same model - a feat unique in Nats history..."

Update 17/06/2014: Added the missing 3rd page to this plan (much more scale details), thanks to KeithM.


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Hi, Steve – I happened across a complete set of plans for the Jetco F-51H control line scale kit. Plan 4563 was missing “Plan C” (sheet 3) which includes the fuselage right view, top view and many of the scale details including cockpit, weapons, drop tanks, brakes etc. Thanks for your service!
KeithM - 17/06/2014
Box art for P-51H plan 4563 [more pics 004].
EdShearer - 09/04/2018
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