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Wright-Bellanca W.B.2 ( 74 in. / 188 cm )


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Wright-Bellanca W.B.2

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The Wright-Bellanca W.B.2 was designed by Giuseppe Bellanca in the mid 1920s and has an amazing flight
history! The W.B.2 was designed for record-setting long distance flights and was sought after by Charles
Lindbergh to attempt the first trans-Atlantic solo flight. Due to financial issues, Lindbergh wasn't able to
acquire a W.B.2 but Bellanca's W.B.2 design was used by other pilots to set numerous endurance and long distance
record flights in the mid-1920s. Britisher Eric Fearnley has done a terrific job designing this model W.B.2, the
"Miss Columbia", designed for a .40 CID glow engine, spanning 74", and weighing approximately 7 lbs all-up.
This plane would be perfect for a 4-stroke glow engine or electric propulsion to provide 'scale-like' flying
characteristics.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wright-Bellanca_WB-2
Details: Full Details
ID: 79764
File Size: 2.6 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Civilian
Scale:Scale (1:8)
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 74 in. / 188 cm
Publisher: Model Airplane News
Designer: Eric Fearnley
Date: 12/1979
Weight:84 oz.
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 25/03/2015 15:16
Updated: 16/11/16 11:28:56pm
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Plan ID:79764
Keywords:Bellanca trans-Atlantic endurance scale Lindbergh Fearnley
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:4-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Civilian
Wingspan: 74 in. / 188 cm
Wingspan Class:160cm-To-200cm (63in-To-79in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.35-To-0.40-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:84 oz.
Weight Class:2000g-To-2500g (70.5oz-To-88.1oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Model Airplane News
Date:12/1979
Designer:Eric Fearnley
Restorer:theshadow
Category:PDF Bitmap Model Airplane Plans
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