Boeing Stearman (oz6904)

 

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Boeing Stearman. Radio control scale model.

Update 25/8/2022: Added kit instructions.

Quote: "Building Instructions: PT-17 Fuselage:

1. Glue together plywood fuselage sides, FA, FE, FC. Make sure you make up a right and left side. Do this on a flat surface to insure that they are straight.

2. Slide formers F1 to F14 into place on the fuselage sides. Use some tape if necessary. Line up everything, and when satisfied, glue into place. Drill holes in F1 to suit the engine mount to be used.

3. Add triangle stock to rear of F1, then F18 and F19. Also 3/32 cockpit floor sheeting. Glue F2-A's in place and F16, F17 parts.

4. Make up F20, 20A and 20B assembly and glue in place. Add 3/16 square stiffener stringers at rear of fuselage.

5. Add F21, also F15's.

Lower Wing:

1. Make up wing spars with 3/16 x 3/8 balsa. Add 3/16 x 3/8 fill. Add W14 and W15 to tips.

2. Pin lower balsa TE in place and mark rib locations. Pin ribs W1 to W5 in place on the TE. Slide spar assemblies in place. Mark rib locations on 3/32 x 3/8 balsa LE and pin in place. Get everything square and glue all parts.

3. Remove from plans and add 3/16 sq front spars.

4. Add W22, outer ribs, W6 and W7, also W16 and W13. Glue W21 in place.

5. Cut ribs W1 for plywood W19 and 20 joiners.

6. Add to TE sheeting.

7. Glue WB's in place. Sheet LE with 3/32 balsa.

8. Glue 9/32 x 3/4 LE in place.

9. Add 3/32 x 3/8 balsa caps to ribs W3 to W7 for ailerons. Note how they meet at tip section... "

Supplementary file notes

Instructions, 20 pages.

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I built this kit about 2 years ago and here it is [more pics 003,004].
Paul Clark - 23/02/2020
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