Fairchild PT-19 (oz5052)


Fairchild PT-19 (oz5052) by Chuck Hollinger, Bill Dean 1958 - plan thumbnail

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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 instructions 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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Update 12/09/2020: Added decals, thanks to jmdauge.

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Fairchild PT-19 (oz5052) by Chuck Hollinger, Bill Dean 1958 - model pic

  • (oz5052)
    Fairchild PT-19
    by Chuck Hollinger, Bill Dean
    from Jetco (ref:RC-1)
    72in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Trainer Military Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 16/11/2013
    Filesize: 3384KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: jmdauge

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User comments

Greetings, Can anyone help my friend? He bought a Jetco kit on eBay, but it isn’t complete. The kit is missing the decals and the windscreen. Can anyone scan the kit markings and help us out? It would be nice if someone could trace the windscreens as well.
Take care.
James Hickman - 11/09/2020
This is the same plan as Fairchild PT-19 (oz327) cited in initial description. See that plan for windscreen, markings and lettering are on both plans.
Pit - 11/09/2020
See supplement file with scan of decals, thanks to jmdauge :)
SteveWMD - 12/09/2020
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