Fairchild PT-19 (oz5052)
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Fairchild PT-19. Radio control scale model of the primary trainer. Jetco Superscale kit no RC-1. Scale is 1/6, with 72in wingspan for .15 to .35 engines.
Quote: "Hi, Steve: Attached are the plansheets for the Jetco Fairchild PT-19 kit RC-1, developed from Chuck Hollinger's Air Trails plan Fairchild PT-19 (oz327) ca. 1958. Includes the aileron modification for 4-channel operation."
Quote from kit instruction text: - "Modelwise the PT posed but one major structural problem; how to handle the wing. This actually resolved itself into an asset after I decided to use a variation of the British 'tongue and box' system. In this way the wing panels outboard of the landing gear are removable as on the real PT-19. By joining them with expendable balsa stubs the wings are protected under all conditions and the dihedral angle may easily be varied; 15 degrees for the first flights and straight plugs, 11 degrees after you've had a litle stick time. This may seem like excessive dihedral - however, the full-size ship has 7-1/2 degrees in each panel. All photos show the model with straight plugs."
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