Grumman Skyrocket - Control line scale twin model. Scale is 1/12.
Quote: - "This twin-engined job will provide you with all the thrills in the book once you lanch it at the end of a control line... Our model is a close reproduction of the prototype, being built to a one-inch scale. Because of its proportions engines up to .45 cu in displacement can safely be used without overpowering.
A built up fuselage is a time consuming and laborious task, so we decided to use balsa block and simplify the fuselage. A pair of balsa blocks 1-1/2 x 4 x 24in are cemented together. Proceed with the outer contours, following closely the fuselage sections shown..."
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