Astor (oz8859)


Astor (oz8859) by Ferdinando Gale 1956 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Astor. Free flight gas model. Motomodello Astor. Apertura alare 156.5mm. Motore diesel 'Giglio' da 2cc.

This plan has been annotated as "Italian Wog" and seems indeed to be a copy of the Bill Winter Wog (oz2325) design.

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-6372.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 22/06/2017: Added article pages, thanks to Pit.

Quote: "Steve, attached Astor article. It was a little mystery because in the plan it's written that the plan is attached to n. 12 1955 of 'Fare A' magazine that I have in my collection, but it wasn't so. I found it on n. 01 1956 of the same mag.

The plan is signed F.G. 1955, the capital letters for ing. Ferdinando (Ferdi) Gale, one of the oldest and important Italian modellers still alive, and curator of many scientific texts on aeromodelling, not for a beginner. The plan surely is an Italianized copy. Article divided in columns extends to several pages. Regards, Pit "

Supplementary file notes

Article pages with drawings, in Italian.


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  • (oz8859)
    by Ferdinando Gale
    from Fare
    January 1956 
    60in span
    IC F/F
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 14/06/2017
    Filesize: 813KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow
    Downloads: 743

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Thanks Pit, it's great to see the original article pages to go with this one.
SteveWMD - 22/06/2017
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