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Big Bird model airplane plan

Big Bird

Model Builder's Big Bird

Big Bird
Plan 4842

Type Model RC Sport Trainer.
Wingspan 50in.Highwing
Engine Glow Cox GB .049
Control 2 - 3 channels.
Designer Larry Jolly.
Date April 1984

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ID: 102312
File Size: 256.5 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Trainer
Motor: Glow-Powered
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Publisher: Model Builder
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: 4842
Designer: Larry Jolly
Date: 04/1984
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I started the hobby in October 1973.
First engine Cox Baby .049
First Radio Control Futaba 27Mhz 3 channels.
First Radio Control Plane Minnie Mambo Sterling one channel.

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Plan ID:102312
Keywords:RC Sport Trainer Model Builder
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Trainer
Wingspan: 50 in. / 127 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Publisher:Model Builder
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Larry Jolly
Category:Model Builder
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File size:256.5 KB
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