F-51H Mustang (oz5337)

 

F-51H Mustang (oz5337) by Phil Breitling from Sterling 1963 - plan thumbnail

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F-51H. Radio control scale model. Wingspan 66 in, for .35 to .60 engines.

Quote: "Here it is! The model plane that became a living legend. Sweeping a King Orange International in Miami, it electrified the crowd, flying in formation, doing 8-point rolls just 20 or 30 feet off the ground. The genius of Phil Breitling together with Sterling's unsurpassed creative craftsmanship combine to now bring you what is probably the most advanced design real model in existence today. You've heard about it, maybe you've even seen it - now YOU can fly it! Unquestionably the F-51 Mustang is the most realistic, most responsive radio control model in the air today.

This is a BIG model! A full 66 inches tip to tip, with a 50 in fuselage, of selected balsa and finest plywood throughout! And check these exceptional features! One-piece 45 in balsa sides! Custom-shaped upper and lower cow blocks, air scoop, shaped motor mounts, shaped hardwood wing spar! Giant crystal-clear canopy almost 14 in long, made of fuel-proof 1/16 thick plastic! Special landing gear clamps of hardened steel! 3/16 diameter formed landing gear, struts individually nounted! Permanently brass-bushed plywood bell cranks and horns, not just bolted on but built right in! Wing flaps operable with full house equipment! 158 different parts in the hardware package! And the largest air force decals you ever saw in any kit!

Complete step-by-step plans are a work of art, with every phase of the assembly covered by beautiful sketches and detailed instructions. Plans also show how to build the Mustang into a beautiful control-line model."

Plans redrawn by Jim Johnson, 2005.

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F-51H Mustang (oz5337) by Phil Breitling from Sterling 1963 - model pic

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  • (oz5337)
    F-51H Mustang
    by Phil Breitling
    from Sterling (ref:FS-10)
    1963 
    66in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 10/02/2014
    Filesize: 802KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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User comments

This model has a 66" wingspan. Also, the kit was sold by Sterling. Both of those details would help when searching for it. Thanks for posting this plan!
DB - 15/02/2019
Thanks. Got it now. Updating this listing.
SteveWMD - 15/02/2019
Hello, Just a comment. This plan, although very good and with formers, it is not the original kit plan. It would be nice if anybody out there has the kit plan, scan and post it here for us, Sterling models plans collectors.
Thanks
Eduardo Barriga - 01/12/2019
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