Jiffy (oz8853)

 

Jiffy (oz8853) by Sid Struhl 1941 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Jiffy. Free flight power sport model. Class A gas model. Uses Ritz wing construction.

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Update 20/9/2022: Added printwood scan, thanks to Steve Betts.

Quote: "Hello Steve, I had this kit which I ended up selling on eBay, I scanned the print wood on my A4 printer but will need joining by one of your competent people that restore the plans [done]. The 3rd sheet with the ribs was actually on very stiff card instead of balsa, there was a note within the kit saying due to the war movement balsa parts could be substituted with other materials. Thought that was rather interesting. I hope this helps in some small way. Best regards, Steve Betts."

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Printwood.

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Jiffy (oz8853) by Sid Struhl 1941 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz8853)
    Jiffy
    by Sid Struhl
    from HF Model Airplane
    1941 
    36in span
    IC F/F Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 12/06/2017
    Filesize: 804KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: dfritzke, SteveBetts
    Downloads: 705

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User comments

The Jiffy is featured in Model Craftsman, March 1944 issue. In MC 3/44, the plan is a one-half full size reproduction of the H&F Model Airplane Co. plan (same plan in OZ file) displayed across two pages. There is no accompanying construction article for the Jiffy plan in MC 3/44, and the plan shows no credit to a designer (Sydney Struhl). In MC 3/44, there are two photos of the Jiffy, and those two photos are from the same photos of the Jiffy seen on the plan in the OZ file. The Jiffy plan in the OZ file is actually a better presentation of the plan than what you can see in the MC 3/44 issue.
AaronKV - 30/05/2021
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