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Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless ( 15 in. / 38.1 cm )


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Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless

Whitman Publishing Co.'s Douglas SBD-1 Dauntless

The Douglas SBD ("Scout Bomber Douglas") Dauntless was a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber manufactured by Douglas Aircraft, the United States Navy's main carrier-borne scout plane and dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. The SBD is best remembered as the bomber that delivered the fatal blows to the Japanese carriers at the Battle of Midway in June 1942. During its combat service, the SBD was an excellent naval scout plane and dive bomber. It possessed long range, good handling characteristics, maneuverability, potent bomb load, great diving characteristics, good defensive armament and ruggedness. The detailed plans by Whitman Publishing depict a 15" span rubber-powered free flight scale model best flown indoors or outdoors under calm conditions. For best flight performance, light and true building practices are essential.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Douglas_SBD_Dauntless
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ID: 80838
File Size: 1.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 15 in. / 38.1 cm
Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.
Date: 01/1941
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Added: 26/03/2015 16:05
Updated: 07/03/16 04:10:25am
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Fascinated with model aviation since a youngster, my modeling experience includes control-line, indoor modeling, competition free flight, r/c competition thermal sailplanes, r/c electric powered models, and more recently, Giant Scale r/c models. After gaining an MIT Aeronautical/Astronautical degree, I served 29 years in the USAF in the space and missile fields, serving as Program Manager for two major space programs. Presently retired and residing in Southern California, enjoying its year-around excellent

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Plan ID:80838
Keywords:SBD-1 Dauntless Navy bomber rubber free flight scale
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 15 in. / 38.1 cm
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:Novice
Publisher:Whitman Publishing Co.
Date:01/1941
Restorer:Planeman
Category:PDF Bitmap Model Airplane Plans
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