Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida


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Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida  
by David Andersen
from RCMplans (ref:1161)
February 1994 
84in span
Tags: Scale IC R/C LowWing Military
all formers complete :)
got article :)

This plan was found online 12/04/2017 at: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showpost.php?p=31621967&postcount=4126
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About this Plan

Tachikawa Ki-55 Ida - Scale model for radio control.

Quote: - "The simplicity and docile handling of the Ida are what we seek in a scale model aircraft. Designed around the OS 108 for reliability, the model presented here is an excellent choice for operation from small grass flying fields. It is just big enough to meet the IMAA criterion for giant scale. Its traditional wood construction is familiar to modellers with some scale model building experience. It is well suited to casual sport flying as well as serious sport scale competition. The model was designed by enlarging the Koku-Fan drawings and filling in the structure so all dimensions are exactly scale. By the addition of surface detail it could be adapted to precision scale..."

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Article pages, thanks to hlsat. In two parts.


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