Macchi Bazzocchi MB 308 (oz8865)
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Macchi Bazzocchi MB 308. Jumbo scale rubber model.
[Updated thanks to Pit's comments] The original designed by Paolo Vittori was published in Modellismo n.24 dated 15th Feb 1949 [see article]. This here is a later enlarged version by Antonio De Nicola for Jumbo Scale, in 1996. Many thanks to Pit for confirmation on these details.
Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.
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Update 24/06/2017: Added article pages, thanks to Pit.
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Article pages in Italian, with original [smaller] drawing, from 1949.
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User commentsThe original plan was by Paolo Vittori from magazine "Modellismo" n.24 dated 15th Feb. 1949. Paolo was a friend of mine and one of the most representative free flight and control line modellers. A real champion from the '40s to '60s, he died some years ago. Attached is the original plan [see article]. The plan you published is an enlarged Vittori's version for jumbo scale by Antonio De Nicola, a very skilled free flight modeller champion. In the '90s in Rome the category of scale rubber models was resurrected and De Nicola enlarged that plan, making an outstanding model that catches every little thermal forcing the model to fly by mandatory with an anti thermal device otherwise it will be lost out of sight. But it was built very, very, very, light - taking in account the glue weight too! I've seen it flying because I participated in these contests too, arriving second after the Macchi with my own design jumbo scale Turbo Porter. The Plan from De Nicola was published on resurrected "Modellismo" magazine www.edimodel.it in n. 21 May-June 1996.
Pit - 24/06/2017
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