Bleriot 510 (oz9824)

 

Bleriot 510 (oz9824) by Alan Booton from Air Trails 1938 - plan thumbnail

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Bleriot 510. Paris Defender. Rubber scale model biplane.

Quote: "Paris Defender. By Alan D. Booton. Detailed plans for constructing another sensational flying scale model - the Bleriot 510, combining detail with the ultimate in performance.

THOUGH the name Bleriot recalls daring flights made in flimsy planes at the beginning of the present century, the Bleriot 510 is one of the latest French single-seater fighters, nine times faster than the first Bleriot. The top speed of the 510 is 231mph. It is powered with a liquid-cooled Hispano-Suiza engine of 500hp.

The model has the same snappy appearance and zest for flying. The construction is simpler than the usual flying scale model. Being much lighter. it will turn in longer, more graceful flights without fear of damage. The shockproof landing gear is a great help.

Fuselage. Prepare a 4 x 6in sheet of 1/16in plywood and cut out the formers. Assemble one half of the fuselage frame composed of half formers from A. to H. top and bottom longerons and the two stringers right on the drawing. When fully set, remove the half frame from the drawing and add like parts right on the first half. Now cement the formers B2 and C2 in place..."

Scan from DBHL, cleanup by theshadow.

ref DBHL-5476.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Update 27/02/2018: added article, thanks to DPlumpe.

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Bleriot 510 (oz9824) by Alan Booton from Air Trails 1938 - model pic

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  • (oz9824)
    Bleriot 510
    by Alan Booton
    from Air Trails (ref:404)
    March 1938 
    18in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Military Fighter
    all formers complete :)
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 06/02/2018
    Filesize: 142KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: DBHL, theshadow

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