Buccaneer (oz5796)

 

Buccaneer (oz5796) by Bill Effinger from Midway 1936 - plan thumbnail

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Buccaneer. Free flight (also RC) old timer gas model. This is a later redrawn (but we assume quite faithful) version of the original 1936 Buccaneer plan.

Quote: "W. Effinger's 'The Buccaneer'. Source original plans. Wingspan 84in, wing area 1118 sq in. Drawn by David Friese. Design and structure modifications by Robert Sliff. The Midway Model Company."

Quote: "This stripwood listing is intended to present all the basic materials needed to complete the Buccaneer. That is, it is the companion to the P&W/Midway Model Co partial kit of the 1936 Original Bucaneer. As the parts in the P&W kit were cut to the Midway plan (as is offered in conjuction with the partial kit), this listing is appropriate to constructing the Buccaneer as the supplied plans show. Even though the Midway plans show an R/C version, building for free flight will require only ignoring the hinge lines in the stab and rudder..."

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  • (oz5796)
    Buccaneer 
    by Bill Effinger
    from Midway
    1936 
    84in span
    IC F/F R/C Cabin
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 24/08/2014
    Filesize: 1159KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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