Brigadier 38 (oz5100)

 

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Berkeley Brigadier 38. Free flight sport .099 model, 1946 cabin oldtimer, Bill Effinger, Berkeley kit.

The original 1940 Berkeley Brigadier (oz238) was 58 in wingspan, this here is a later, smaller version at 38 in.

Quote: "Berkeley's first post-war designs. Models tested and proved by the world's first builder of gas model construction kits. Complete new designs of planes that America has chosen as number one for ease of building, rugged construction and dependable performance.

THE BRIGADIER 38. 38 inch Wingspan for the Arden .099 Engine With New Aluminum Hub Donut Rubber Wheels

A new model from the famous design that was chosen for pre-war aviation training by the Air Youth of America. Every possible effort has been made to design the simplest possible gas model with clean lines and dependable, stable performance. With the new Arden Engine it is a real winner in Class A Competition.

Kit Contents: In addition to the new donut rubber wheels, the kit features precision cut balsa wood, printed out sheet wood, Silkspan covering, cement, formed wire landing gear, transparent plastic sheet for cabin, plywood fire-wall and really complete plans."

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