PBY Catalina (oz8213)
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PBY Catalina (Dumbo). Control line scale model twin. For 2 x .19 engines.
Quote: "Dumbo! For a long, long time readers have asked for a model of the PBY Catalina. This UC job for .19's worth waiting for ...Our 'Cat' is a combination of ships that have long since passed into history; by this we mean, installing the dummy retractable, tricycle landing gear, the waist blisters and the pre-war markings all of which nevei appeared simultaneously on any original model of the actual airplane.
A pair of hot Torp .19s provide more than ample power. This should be maximum power and, if anything, the builder should work down with regard to engine displacement. Props are three-bladed nylon, 7 in. dia., 5 in. pitch. To facilitate transport, the wing dismounts from the fuselage pylon with the turning of a screw. The plans illustrate this, and position it clearly. Building the fuselage is simple since the crutch method is employed..."
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