Tornado (oz8608)


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Tornado. Rubber low-wing sport model.

From C and H Model Aircraft, 7003 Pacific Blvd, Huntington Park, California. Copyright 1937.

Quote: "The TORNADO 34 inch Low Wing FLYING RACER. Are you tired of trying to build a model airplane that only a magician could construct and make fly? All right then, here is a new aero-dynamically correct, low wing design that will astound you with its speed, stability, endurance and simplicity of construction. Here is a reproduction of an actual photo-graph of this sensational new 'TORNADO.'

WILL IT FLY? And how, flights of over 1000 feet are common with this remarkable new design - flights of 2000 feet are not uncommon.

IS IT EASY TO BUILD? You bet. The new SEMI-MONOCOQUE fuselage makes this airplane remarkably simple to construct. No more tedious hours trying to construct a good fuselage out of tiny little sticks.

THE SPECIFICATIONS? 34 inch wing spread, 28 inches in length and weighing between four and five ounces.

HERE IS A PICTURE OF THE KIT. This kit contains REAL BALLOON RUBBER WHEELS, FINISHED MACHINE CUT WING RIBS, FINISHED PROPELLOR, full size 36 x 36 plan, tail insignia sheets, plenty of live rubber, formed motor hook, 5 vials of liquid, first grade clearly printed balsa wood and other items that make it the most complete kit on the market.

THE PRICE? $2.50 Postpaid anywhere in the US. Canadian and British Isle customers add 25 cents - other foreign customers add 50 cents - California customers add 3% sales tax. AND LISTEN, if, after close inspection of this kit it does not meet your approval, send it back and we will refund your money.

DEALERS: Write for our attractive proposition.


Quote: "Hello Steve, Here are the PDF's of the C&H Tornado, and some of the printed parts. I didn't have enough money to get all the parts scanned, but it was a start. ALL the parts are on the plan as well. If you can get them to size, that will be wonderful..."

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Update 13/12/2018: Added scan of C&H Tornado advertisement from MAN, May 1937.

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Planfile includes printwood scan.


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