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Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-3. Scale model for RC. Scale is 1/4.
Direct submission to Outerzone.
Update 20/11/2020: Added kit instructions, thanks to TR.
Quote: "The intent of the following instructions is not to be a detailed step by step construction article for beginners. It is intended as a general guideline to be followed in providing a logical sequence for assembling the major components. It is expected that the builder has had prior experience in constructing models in this type category and in particular scratch building from plans.
The materials indicated are suggested and may be substituted at the builders discretion (ie foam core board in non-stress bearing parts such as the outer wing panel ribs). The builder is left as to their favorite in choice of hardware, engine mounting technique, radio installation, etc as they will vary with product and personal preference.
INNER WING PANEL
1) Pin two 1/2 x 1/4 hardwood spars to the plan layout.
2) Glue 1/8 plywood wino ribs W-1 thru W-6 to the spars.
3) Glue two 1/2 x 1/4 hardwood spars to the ribs at the top.
4) Add 1/4 sq hardwood leading edge.
5) Add 1,4 sq hardwood trailing edge spar.
6) Add 1/4 sq balsa front edge spar.
7) Remove wing panel from the plans and flip over.
8) Add 1/4 sq hardwood trailing edge spar to the bottom of the panel.
9) Add 1/4 sq balsa front edge spar to the bottom of the panel... "
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Instructions. 27 pages, complete.
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User commentsPhoto of completed Mig-3 model was found online at http://www.rcuniverse.com/forum/rc-warbirds-warplanes-200/8339992-roamin-research-mig-3-build-18.html
SteveWMD - 03/02/2015
Hello, First of abort thank you for your great site, I am pleased to visit every day to see if there are new plans. The characteristics of the plan of Mig 3. They found it in the body of the page that plan. Scale - 3in= 1in, ie 1/4 scale. Wingspan = 101in. Wingarea = 1700sq.inches. Engine = 30 below. Roland Hoccry friendly site administrator hobbyaeromodelismerc.com PS: sorry if my English miles is not correct my maternal language is French.
RolandHoccry - 04/02/2015
I am kind of new to building scratch build planes. I had a look at your Mig3 1/5 scale and just love it and can't wait to get started. Do you perhaps have the building manual for this plan? If not, can you advise me where I can get one. Hope you will be able to assist me
Chris - 08/08/2016
It's always good to hear of someone new starting to scratch-build :) We'd love to help if we can. Does anyone out there have the building manual for this model?
Mary - 08/08/2016
I came across a discussion on RC UNIVERSE where the Roamin Research Mig-3 was discussed. After reading the discussion I'm a bit concerned and would like to know if the plane would fly should I build it according to the plans. I don't want to spend all that money on materials and in the end it was not worth it, because it truly is a beautiful plane. Hope you'll be able to assist and thank you again for the plans.
Chris - 10/08/2016
Can anyone reassure Chris that his Mig-3 will fly if he builds it from these plans? Does anyone have direct experience?
Mary - 10/08/2016
I have scanned the manual, will send to OZ so it can be added to the listing.
TR - 19/11/2020
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