Mr Mulligan (oz5139)

 

Mr Mulligan (oz5139) from Sterling 1948 - plan thumbnail

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Mr Mulligan. Control line scale model. Sterling kit # C-3. For all class B and C engines.

Quote: "Nice scale model of the famous American racer. Typical of the control line models of the fifties when this system was king".

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Mr Mulligan (oz5139) from Sterling 1948 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz5139)
    Mr Mulligan
    from Sterling
    1948 
    32in span
    Scale IC C/L Cabin Civil
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 12/12/2013
    Filesize: 1216KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Edubarca

ScaleType:
  • Howard_DGA-6 | help
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User comments

Hello Steve, I love your website! I just downloaded your Mr. Mulligan plan by Sterling Models. I have been looking for that plan for years! Thanks!!! ...my Dad, an ex WW-2 U.S. navy pilot, and I built this kit in 1948. This model has great sentimental value for me as it was the very first model I was ever involved in building. I recall during the summer of 1948 when I was 8 years old we passed two boys flying a gas powered control line Piper Cub in a local park. I made my mother stop so I could watch. This was the first time I have ever seen a gas model and I begged my mother to take me to get one. She took me to the local hobby shop where Mom bought me the Sterling Mr. Mulligan kit and we took it home. Needless to say, it was far beyond my skills, so I got my father to build it and I watched every bit of it - and even sanded and glued a couple of pieces! Dad really did the work and it won a trophy at a local department store contest. That trophy was my prized possession and sat on my bedroom dresser for years. This was really what started me into building model airplanes. Thanks again Steve for the great memory in seeing this old plan again! Sincerely,
Planeman - 18/12/2013
Added photo of box art, thanks to Ed Shearer [more pics 003].
Mary - 05/09/2017
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