P-40 Warhawk (oz5611)

 

P-40 Warhawk (oz5611) by Dave Platt from Top Flite 1975 - plan thumbnail

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Curtiss P-40 Warhawk. Radio control stand-off scale model. Discontinued kit. For .40 to .60 engines. Kit # RC-17.

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Update 22/05/2018: added kit review from RCM&E, October 1974, thanks to RFJ.

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Kit review.

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P-40 Warhawk (oz5611) by Dave Platt from Top Flite 1975 - model pic

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  • (oz5611)
    P-40 Warhawk
    by Dave Platt
    from Top Flite
    1975 
    60in span
    Scale IC R/C LowWing Military Fighter
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 26/05/2014
    Filesize: 1875KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DidiLaksana

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User comments

Hi Steve, I built the Top Flite P-40 you show the plan for back in the mid '70s. I think there is an error on the plan. The plans show a guide for the trailing edge of the wing to be used while the wing is under construction. If built per the plans, the wing tips get wash in not wash out, at least mine did. It made for some very interesting stalls. I liked the plane as a sport flyer, it was very easy to build and it did look good in the air. Just wanted to warn people to check incidence angles before the wing is sheeted. Here's a picture of my P-40 [see more pics 004], Enya 60 and Rhom Air retracts.
pd1 - 03/06/2014
This is the Top Flite Dave Platt P-40 plan blown up to 120% for a 72" wing span [more pics 005].
MiltOchsner - 07/11/2016
Hi, Enclosed are a few pictures of my TF Red Box P-40. I've added some modifications, but basically it's the stock kit [main pic, 006]. The kit was missing 1/2 of the flap trailing edge balsa so I had to build that area up, so... no flaps. Thank you for your great website!
Dan Owen - 27/07/2020
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