Fieseler Storch (oz5007)


Fieseler Storch (oz5007) by Len Marlow from Model Airplane News 1948 - plan thumbnail

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Fieseler Storch. Rubber scale model.

Quote: "THIS pre-war German lightplane, it will be noted, bears more than a little resemblance to the famed Curtiss Robin. Like the Robin, it also offers the model builder an opportunity to produce a truly fine flying scale. With the exception of slightly increased dihedral and incidence - and, of course, the omission of 'fancy' details - the adherence to actual scale is as close as the available drawings and photographs would permit.

To begin construction, cut out two of the 1/16 sheet formers to which the wing base is cemented. Pin one of these in place over the side plan view and add the 1/8 sq hard balsa longerons and uprights, and the 1/16 x 1/8 cabin members, all of which are indicated by heavy black lines. It will be found necessary to soak the lower ton-geron in water in order to correctly form the required curve. After pinning this longeron in place allow it to dry thoroughly before cementing the uprights.

Two sides are built in this manner, the second directly on top of the first for accuracy. When the two sides have been completed, remove them from the plans and add the 1/8 sq crossbraces and 1/16 sq upper cabin members as shown on top plan view, working from front to back. Cut from 1/16 rock hard sheet and cement in place the two rear mounts which hold the 1/8 dowel motor mount. The fuselage formers are cut from 1/32 medium hard sheet and cemented in place, the lower formers being lightly nicked to take the 3/64 sq stringer. Stringers of the latter size are also added to the sides, as indicated on the plans..."

Quote: "Here's another article (with plan) from the Jan. 1948 Model Airplane News. This is a 24 inch rubber scale model of the Fieseler Storch. Doesn't appear to be all that scale. But fairly simple. Article, design, and plan by Len Marlow. "

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Fieseler Storch (oz5007) by Len Marlow from Model Airplane News 1948 - model pic

  • (oz5007)
    Fieseler Storch
    by Len Marlow
    from Model Airplane News
    January 1948 
    24in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Cabin Military
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 05/11/2013
    Filesize: 221KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: lincoln

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