De Havilland Tiger Moth (oz5901)


De Havilland Tiger Moth (oz5901) by Y Matsumoto 1978 - plan thumbnail

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DeHavilland Tiger Moth. Scale model biplane for RC and .60 to .90 size engines. Wing area 2247 sq in. Scale is 1/4.

Quote: "The De Havilland Tiger Moth was the most popular and most famous British training plane at WWII. The first flight of Toger Moth was 1931, and nearly 50 years later now some of surviving machines are flying as civil planes. The Pilot's big size kit is the 1/4 scale model of this famous biplane.

Fit features snap-lock construction plywood fuselage and neatly die-cut balsa wing ribs. Kit also features formed ABS plastic cowl, clear plastic windshields, hardware, colored scale stickers, detailed instrument panel, big full size plan and illustrated construction guide."

Update 14/09/2014: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, shows full fuselage.


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User comments

Hi Steve, what a nice plan of the famous Tiggie by Japanese Ace Designer Y.Matsumoto. It is a pity that this kit is no longer available. Trauriges Smiley Weinendes Smiley. Best regards,
Pascal - 14/09/2014
The model flies superbly on a 30 cc petrol having moved the firewall back 50mm to take the Pitts style silencer and carb through firewall. Very docile and has great scale presence in the air. I have a video to illustrate this on YouTube.
Barry Lewis - 16/04/2019
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