Farman F.170 Jabiru (oz8716)
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Farman F.170 Jabiru. Peanut scale rubber model.
Quote: "1926 commercial French aircraft carried nine people, including the crew. Prototype model was constructed and flown by Robert Thompson, Flying Aces Club, Bridgeport, Conn."
Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.
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User commentsDo you have the elevator drawings?
anon - 18/05/2017
Greetings, There’s a separation line shown on the stabilizer, in the top view. The plan calls out that the elevator may be hinged separately.
Let’s be careful out there.
James Hickman - 23/08/2020
Hi James, the port and starboard halves of the stabilizer are different, port has a separate elevator for trim adjustment but I suppose you could use both.
Considering there are differences in plan quality to me this goes on the higher shelves. This plan was carefully hand drawn and inked, and all the formal lettering was patiently inked letter after letter using more than one template size, I'd say four. Thank you Mr. Stott.
This is the Farman F.170 Jabiru, the less 'aesthetically disturbing' - to be polite :-) Other versions can provide a sharper challenge for your senses, see the F.120 Jabiru family with their engine variations, the Art Deco look.
Of course these are not Griffon Spitfires, they are ugly all right (depending on tastes) but bear in mind the Ugly Duckling story.
Miguel - 23/08/2020
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