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Wiley Post Biplane ( 14.75 in. / 37.5 cm )


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Wiley Post Biplane

Wiley's Wiley Post Biplane

Wiley Post Biplane designed by Art Kronfelt. The wingspan of the upper wing is 14-3/4 inches; the lower wing span is 12-1/2 inches. The fuselage length is 11 inches. (NOTE: measurements herein are approximate and should be used as a suggestion rather than a rule. Thank you) In my research for this plan I came across a reference a book (on Amazon.com) with an advertisement for Art Kronfelt's model airplanes on page 403 in a 1933 edition of Popular Aviation. That would make this plan just about 83 years old.

it is my opinion (FWIW) that this is one of the better plan sets for model airplane. It has patterns/templates for the wing the fuselage and various other parts. The instructions are clear well-written befitting a marketed airplane kit. The model is powered by rubber bands; I think there's a technical term for these "rubber bands" but I don't know what to looki for so I don't know what the term should be.

Link to this page: http://aerofred.com/details.php?image_id=94714

Sources: amazon.com
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ID: 94714
File Size: 480.4 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Sport
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Wingspan: 14.75 in. / 37.5 cm
Publisher: Wiley
Designer: Art Kronfelt
Weight:2 Ounces
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 09/01/2016 03:44
Updated: 18/02/16 11:38:09pm
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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

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Plan ID:94714
Class:Free-Flight
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Sport
Wingspan: 14.75 in. / 37.5 cm
Wingspan Class:Less-Than-50cm (20in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Wing Style:Biplane
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight:2 Ounces
Weight Class:75g-To-100g (1.75oz-To-3.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Beginner
Pilot Skills:Beginner
Publisher:Wiley
Designer:Art Kronfelt
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