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Anderson Kingfisher ( 108 in. / 274.3 cm )

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Anderson Kingfisher model airplane plan

Anderson Kingfisher

RCM's Anderson Kingfisher

As with many models, the Anderson Kingfisher is based off real world planes.

Earl Anderson, a retired Boeing 747 pilot (and I suspect long since passed on) took about 9 years to design and develop the Kingfisher with the first flight in 1969. By 1990, there were approximately 15 of these homebuilts flying in various parts of the world. Richard Warner, of Warner Aviation took over selling the full size plans and was very helpful to Dennis Tapsfield supplying photos and drawings from which the model was designed an built. Another dead end as I am unable to reach Dennis, Warner Aviation, or even Earl Anderson.

Earl Anderson,
Delray Beach, FL.

Anderson Kingfisher [N21W] (William T Larkins)

EA-1 Kingfisher
1969 = 2pChwMAm;
Engine(s) 100 HP Continental O-200, also 115 HP Lycoming O-235;
Engine pylon-mounted above cabin.
span: 36'1"
length: 23'6"
load: 468# v: x/85/x
ceiling: 10,000'; ff: 4/24/69.

Marketed plans and kits for home-builders—more than 200 plans reportedly sold by early 1974.

Plan notes:
As a model this particular plan from 1990 is in excellent condition with three pages of concise details. It's a real challenge to build and to fly with kits running in the $300 USD range being quite common.

For a 16 pound aircraft you can see that it takes off, lands and flies very well for this 1/4 scale kit.

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Details: Full Details
ID: 79474
File Size: 7.1 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Cargo
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.90-To-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 108 in. / 274.3 cm
Publisher: RCM
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: 1060
Designer: D. Tapsfield
Date: 02/1990
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
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Added: 25/03/2015 13:27
Updated: 19/01/17 01:15:54am
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Plan ID:79474
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Cargo
Wingspan: 108 in. / 274.3 cm
Wingspan Class:More-Than-260cm (102in)
Wing Position:High-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Amphibian
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.90-To-1.20-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:More-Than-4000g (141oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Novice
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:D. Tapsfield
First Scan:Joe Demarco
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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