Travel Air Mystery Ship (oz7678)

 

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About this Plan

Travel Air Mystery Ship. Rubber scale model.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 23/12/2023: Added parts sheet and instructions, thanks to dfritzke.

Quote: "Here it is - the World's Most Beautiful Model! When our engineers designed this model, they had one object in mind, to make it as near to scale and as realistic as possible, without sacrificing strength or flying qualities.

There are several new features on this plane. These include the aluminium NACA cowling and thrust bearing, the novel installation of the cowling which permits the use of a gear winder, the four-piece bulkheads, and the veneer fuselage covering.

Before begining construction it would be well to read the instructions once or twice. Become thoroughly familiar with the drawings and the photograph of the original plane. Many parts of the model will become clearer upon consulting this photograph.

The easiest and quickest way to construct the model is to cut and sandpaper all wood to correct size and shape before starting the actual construction. When patterns are needed do not cut up the plans. These patterns may be obtained by tracing them on tracing paper..."

Update 24/12/2023: Added full page ad from MAN, April 1931, thanks to Pit.

Update 24/12/2023: Added 3 more full page ads to that PDF file, thanks to Pit. These are all from MAN in 1931/2.

Supplementary file notes

Ads.
Instructions.
Parts.

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Datafile:
  • (oz7678)
    Travel Air Mystery Ship
    from Madison Model Airplanes
    1931 
    24in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Racer Kit
    clean :)
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 29/04/2016
    Filesize: 308KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke
    Downloads: 1736

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User comments

This plan has no formers or ribs. Neither is there a solid line drawing of either wing panel. Could it be missing one page or simply the sheet wood parts? Regardless of what's missing, it seems to be an incomplete plan.
David - 27/03/2018
Where are the bulkhead configurations?
MPD - 28/04/2020
This is all we have, at the moment. It's tagged as incomplete. Maybe more will come along in time.
SteveWMD - 28/04/2020
Well, it only took me 6 years to stumble on the parts and instructions for this one. This is why I don’t trash anything untill I see it posted here for all to see and get disseminated across the globe!
Dave
Dave Fritzke - 24/12/2023
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Download File(s):
  • Travel Air Mystery Ship (oz7678)
  • Plan File Filesize: 308KB Filename: Travel_Air_Mystery_Ship_oz7678.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 1731KB Filename: Travel_Air_Mystery_Ship_oz7678_ads_.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 413KB Filename: Travel_Air_Mystery_Ship_oz7678_instructions.pdf
  • Supplement Filesize: 210KB Filename: Travel_Air_Mystery_Ship_oz7678_parts.pdf
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