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FJ-3 Fury ( 37 in. / 94 cm )


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FJ-3 Fury

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The FJ-3 Fury was North American's "navalised" version of their USAF F-86 Sabre Jet, a low-wing swept fighter designed for air-air
combat. Mods for the FJ-3 "navy version" included folding wing panels, an upgraded turbine propulsion plant, and other changes to handle the stresses of aircraft carriers' catapult launches and arrested landings. The model shown was designed by Joe Coles as a precision scale DynaJet powered control-line scale model, and flown by Joe to a US Nationals win in control-line scale and winner of a Testors Best Finish Award. The plans are beautifully drawn by Don Carkhuff. To avoid the DynaJet's startup and thermal soakback issues, this model would be quite suitable
for "ducted fan" propulsion - either internal combustion or electric - or a suitably-sized miniature turbine propulsion system.

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_FJ-2/-3_Fury
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ID: 81043
File Size: 6.2 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Fighter
Scale:Scale (1:12)
Motor: Jet-Powered
Wingspan: 37 in. / 94 cm
Publisher: Model Airplane News
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Joe Coles
Date: 04/1962
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 26/03/2015 23:31
Updated: 22/05/17 03:31:23am
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Hi! I'm aeroastro

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:81043
Keywords:North American FJ-3 Fury Navy carrier control line scale dyna jet Coles Carkhuff
Class:Control-Line
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 37 in. / 94 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Jet-Powered
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:1500g-To-2000g (52.9oz-To-70.5oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Expert
Publisher:Model Airplane News
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:04/1962
Designer:Joe Coles
Restorer:JJ RFJ
Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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