Spitfire Mk I (oz4644)


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Spitfire Mk-I. Radio control scale model fighter.

Quote: "Spitfire Mk1 by Jerry White (or is it Terry White?) 2in scale [ie scale is 1/6] Wingspan 72.25in, Eng. 60 - 91, Multiple channel radio, min 4 channel. Choose all balsa carefully! Use lightweight balsa aft of CG to keep from having to add a lot of weight to the nose. This design capable of AMA scale contest caliber."

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  • (oz4644)
    Spitfire Mk I
    by Jerry White
    72in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 25/07/2013
    Filesize: 1292KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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Hi Steve, this is a blow up Brian Taylor plan from 1971-72... Brians first Spitfire Mk1A designe with a Wingspan of 64inches... I have that plan in my collection... Greetings from Luxembourg Best regards P.S. Congratulations for Outerzone. Its the BEST Plans Site in the Net.
PascalRodesch - 26/07/2013
The wing measures at 75" on the pdf. I think the plan scaling is correct, as the items on the plan listed as 4" items (wheels, spinner) are exactly 4" on the pdf. Many thanks for the excellent site!
NigelR - 03/04/2020
Good point. It does indeed measure 75 in, and yet the title block does say "wingspan 72-1/4 in" so this is something of a mystery.
SteveWMD - 03/04/2020
Pilot error probably, that happens too. In any case quite a pleasing, uncluttered depiction of a Spitfire I and should build and fly well.
Miguel - 03/04/2020
And to add to the confusion, a true 1/6 scale (i.e. 2" to the foot) Spitfire with a standard wing like this should actually be 73.667" span
Simon Craven - 26/09/2021
If I were to build this, I would build the wing to measure 74.125", put 3.75" wheels on it, and then patiently wait for the scale-police to come take me away :-D
RC Yeager - 26/09/2021
Hair-splitting is a serious matter, especially when you don't have too many to start with :-)
Miguel - 27/09/2021
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