Focke-Wulf Stosser (oz709)
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Focke Wulf Stosser. Scale model of the German Focke-Wulf Fw 56 advanced trainer.
Quote: "When we look for a subject for a flying scale model the order for selection usually comes under the sequence of proportions, attractive appearance. novelty, and colouring. The Stosser combines all of these features, and with a Mills .75 diesel makes a splendid little sports flyer.
Mr Barton's own model carries the plain silver and black colouring of a 1938 aircraft. During 1939 the dash between letters was converted to a Latin or 'Iron' cross on the fuselage sides and a Staffel number superimposed over the centre two identity letters. Civil registration was carried across the top of the wings with the addition of two crosses on either side, and these details are included on the drawing opposite.
Construction. Build the fuselage over a fiat centre keel of 1/16 sheet over which half formers are added. Lift the keel from the building board, add the other halves and straighten the fuselage in plan elevation with a pair of master stringers on either side from F4 aft. The undercarriage is bound to F3, and F1, 2, 2A and 3A added complete with engine bearers. Fit cabane struts and tail skid, sheet the nose hack to and add rear fuselage stringers. The backbone keel is removed at the cockpit section and cut away after sandpapering. Build the centre section halves integral with the outer wing panels..."
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by D. Barton
Scale IC F/F Parasol Trainer Military
all formers complete :)
got article :)
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