Curtiss P-1 / F6C (oz8688)


Curtiss P-1 / F6C (oz8688) by Pat Daily from MaxFax 1983 - plan thumbnail

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Curtiss P-1 / F6C . Scale biplane fighter model for rubber power.

Quote: "Note the differences between Army and Navy landing gear lengths and shapes. The plans show correct decalage, dihedral and incidence settings. Use a jig to mount top wings ...please note you should include an additional 3 degrees of downthrust over what is shown on the plans. My Navy version weighs 20.5g for rubber and the Army version is 27g for P-nut CO2. Both fly great..."

Steve & Mary - This is Pat Daily's Curtiss P-1/F6c plan from March 1983 MaxFax, the bulletin of the DC Maxecuters. Pat's a fan of the P-1/F6c and is now building a 38in span version on RCGroups: He recently posted his original 16in plan & article on that thread: My file, attached, is a cleanup and combination for easier handling & storage: Keep up the good work! Dave

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Curtiss P-1 / F6C (oz8688) by Pat Daily from MaxFax 1983 - model pic

  • (oz8688)
    Curtiss P-1 / F6C
    by Pat Daily
    from MaxFax
    March 1983 
    16in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 29/04/2017
    Filesize: 435KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DPlumpe

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