Kawasaki Ki-45 Nick (oz6260)

 

Kawasaki Ki-45 Nick (oz6260) by David Andersen from mnbigbirds.com 2012 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Kawasaki Ki-45 'Nick' (Dragon Slayer, Toryu). Radio control scale model 2 seater twin-engined Japanese WWII fighter. 120 in wingspan, 1676 sq in area, 86 in long, 40cc to 50cc engine, built-up balsa & ply, prototype weight: 45lb.

Note the complete plan is available (at higher resolution than this) as a free download from the http://www.mnbigbirds.com site, along with detailed build instructions and pics. Note this version here of the plan (7 sheets) has been lowered to 300 dpi resolution (also all photos removed) to keep the file size down.

Quote: "David's latest offering is an Exact 1/5th Scale Kawasaki Ki-45 Toryu. Suitable for R/C competition, a museum static display and/or everyday enjoyment at your R/C flying field! A variety of unique Scale Paint Schemes were documented that allows you to build a one of a kind aircraft for yourself!

David's 1/5th Scale design is an excellent flyer with stable flight and landing characteristics. The aircraft can be powered by two 50cc gas motors but a few flyers are building theirs with equivalent electric motors..."

Supplementary file notes

Build manual. Parts list.

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Hi Steve, what a wonderful set of plans of that gorgeous Aircraft... Simply Great. Greetings from Luxembourg Regards,
Pascal - 21/01/2015
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