Brewster Buffalo (oz4899)

 

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Brewster Buffalo. Control line scale carrier model. K&B .45 engine shown. Scale is 1/12.

Quote: "The stubby Brewster fighter of WW2 is an interesting scale model that always attracts attention when flown. The scale of 1" equals 1', results in a wingspan of 35". Two K&B .45-powered test models were rushed to completion the night before leaving for the 1959 Nationals. Even though they were not ready for competition (the new engines were not broken-in) one was entered officially. It was flown to second-place in the windy Nationals Sr. Carrier Event by Idaho Air Youth Champion, Doug Wenzel. The model weighs 46 ounces, ready to fly, and can be powered with engines from .35 through .64. A good .35 would give sufficient speed for smooth flights, although several ounces of ballast would be required inside the front edge of the cowl ring to obtain the safe, tested CG position. For carrier events a .60-size engine would be the logical choice..."

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Update 05/07/2016: article pages, text & pics added, thanks to RFJ.

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Brewster Buffalo (oz4899) by Vern Clements from Model Airplane News 1960 - model pic

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  • (oz4899)
    Brewster Buffalo
    by Vern Clements
    from Model Airplane News
    July 1960 
    35in span
    Scale IC C/L LowWing Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 03/10/2013
    Filesize: 675KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: theshadow

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