Boeing F4B-2 (oz8625)

 

Boeing F4B-2 (oz8625) by John Tanzer from Balsa Products - plan thumbnail

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Boeing F4B2. Radio control sport scale biplane fighter model. Discontinued kit from Balsa Products. Wingspan 68in, wing area 1300 sq in. For .75 power and up. Scale is 1/5.

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Boeing F4B-2 (oz8625) by John Tanzer from Balsa Products - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz8625)
    Boeing F4B-2
    by John Tanzer
    from Balsa Products
    68in span
    Scale IC R/C Biplane Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 16/04/2017
    Filesize: 624KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: Bernd57

ScaleType:
  • Boeing_P-12 | help
    see Wikipedia | search Outerzone


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User comments

Again, thanks Pit!
SteveWMD - 22/04/2017
vertical fin incorrect .had balanced top also fin was ofset 2 degrees to left.have 1/4 scale drawings if you would like a copy
anon - 11/07/2017
Thanks, but these are plans to make a flying model airplane, these are not 3-views. Comparing the two is useful sometimes, especially if say you are building for competition purposes, in which case scale fidelity would be crucial, of course. But this plan here just is what it is. It's a paper record of how a designer chose to make a flying model, and that includes all of the simplifications and compromises involved. Also, models vary from fullsize in some practical issues, so for example you mention fin offset. Generally on flying models this is replaced with a corresponding engine thrust offset, instead.
SteveWMD - 11/07/2017
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