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F-100D Super Sabre ( 56 in. / 142.2 cm )

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F-100D Super Sabre

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The North American F-100 Super Sabre was an American supersonic jet fighter aircraft that served with the United States Air Force (USAF) from 1954 to 1971 and with the Air National Guard (ANG) until 1979. The first of the Century Series of USAF jet fighters, it was the first USAF fighter capable of supersonic speed in level flight. The F-100 was originally designed by North American Aviation as a higher performance follow-on to the F-86 Sabre air superiority fighter.

This model was designed and the plans were drawn by Col. ARTHUR H. JOHNSON (April 24, 1920 – September 14, 2005) a 30 year USAF veteran who started modeling in 1928. Building and flying model airplanes was a big part of Col. Johnson's career/life. After he retired from the U.S. Air Force he became active in local AMA activities.

The model F 100 D shown here uses a nitro powered ducted fan system for flying this model. Col. Johnson's model uses six or seven control servos. The wing is a foamcore sheeted with 1/16 balsa sheet. As the foam core is comparatively thin this editor suggests contacting a company that produces/manufacturers custom model airplane wing foam cores.

By: kenb

Text Copyright: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_F-100_Super_Sabre
Text Copyright: https://www.modelaircraft.org/files/JohnsonColArthurHArt.pdf
Details: Full Details
ID: 81005
File Size: 2.5 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Motor: Other
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 56 in. / 142.2 cm
Publisher: RCModeler
Pub. Ref: 940
Designer: Col Art.Johnson
Date: 05/1985
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 26/03/2015 23:31
Updated: 18/06/16 11:31:15am
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Hello, I'm Ken Barclay

Flew first powered model airplane: 1/2A CL - 1953
Competed in AMA sanctioned events: C/L Combat, C/L Scale 1955-1961
USAF - 1962 - 1968 RC-130, RB-50, C-47, C-54, CH-56, RC-135
1st R/C: Falcon 56 with HeathKit radio
Resumed R/C: 2008 - Prefer stand-off scale (semi-scale) model airplanes

Radio-Control Airplane Scale Outdoor Various-Wood-Types

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Plan ID:81005
Keywords:North American F 100 F 100 D super Sabre ducted fan fighter U.S. Air Force air National Guard Col. Arthur H Johnson
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 56 in. / 142.2 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Swept-Back
Wing Dihedral:Flat
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Other
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Pusher
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:Advanced
Designer:Col Art.Johnson
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