Morane Saulnier 406 (oz7698)

 

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Morane Saulnier 406. Rubber scale model French WWII fighter.

Quote: "The Flying Scale Morane-Saulnier, by Robert C Hare.

SINCE THE EARLIEST days of military aviation the French firm of Morane-Saulnier has been famous for producing some of the most capable service machines on record. You will well remember that M-S machines played a very important part in World War I.

The model itself is quite simple to construct in spite of the fact that stringers, generously used to maintain scale contours, make the framework appear complicated.

Fuselage Construction. Make a fuselage jig by covering the plans with waxed paper. Place guide pins along the longeron outlines. Fit in 1/16 in square longerons and uprights, noting that the section between uprights B and D is filled with 1/16 sheet balsa in which 1/4 x 1 /8 mainspar slot has been cut. Make two sides in this manner.

When the sides have dried, cement the top and bottom cross-pieces in place and cement the 1/8 x 1/16 hard balsa sternpost in place. Cement and bind a #8 steel
wire rear hook as shown. Slide the center section mainspar in place and cement it well.

From 1/32 in sheet balsa, cut fourteen top and bottom fuselage formers and cement as shown on the plans. Attach the 1/64 in sheet cowl as shown following the shape carefully at the cockpit.

Top and bottom nose blocks are built of laminated 1/8 in sheet balsa sections cut out as illustrated in the plans. Save the cut-outs from the first and second sections as they are next cemented together to form the nose plug. Stringers, of 1/32 square balsa are next to be cut and cemented as shown. The framework of the cockpit enclosure is made of the same stock. Make a thrust bearing..."

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    Morane Saulnier 406
    by Robert C Hare
    from Air World
    March 1945 
    16in span
    Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 03/05/2016
    Filesize: 238KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke

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