Bowers Wakefield (oz9596)

 

Bowers Wakefield (oz9596) by Fred Bowers 1939 - plan thumbnail

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Bowers Wakefield (Canadian Wakefield). Rubber competition model.

Quote: "By Fred Bowers of Toronto Canada. Wing span 48in, Length 46in. On August 6, 1939 at the Aviation Golf Club, Bendix, New Jersey, Fred Bowers' plane recorded 13 minutes 35 seconds placing him, and the Canadian team, in second place. Dick Korda's record flight of 43 minutes 49 seconds won the twelfth competition for the Wakefield Cup. This plan was drawn up from a drawing in the Frank Zaic article title International Contest Flyer (oz2565) in Popular Science, June 1940. Terry King, No 350195, SAM35, Novenber 1988."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-5516.

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Bowers Wakefield (oz9596) by Fred Bowers 1939 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz9596)
    Bowers Wakefield
    by Fred Bowers
    1939 
    48in span
    Rubber F/F
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 19/12/2017
    Filesize: 393KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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