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Model Airplane News's P-38J Lightning
P-38 Lightning - Scale control line model twin boom fighter. 1963 Nationals Winner. Don Yearout's June, 1965 master scale P-38 was published in Model Airplane News and has since then been considered the ultimate scale model that was produced of the great World War II fighter plane. Don used two throttled 0.35 motors and developed a unique retractable landing gear assembly to go with it. The model has a 52 inch wing span. Such a large plan outline could easily be made into a 'true scale' profile model for any future contest.
Two sheets plans are in good condition and highly detailed notes. Modern servos, receiver and battery could easily make this an RC conversion project.
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Love building and flying. I've always flown on private property and only been involved with clubs twice. I live in southern Ontario Canada near Niagara Falls. I build at least one plane a year. I am fairly new to 3D helicopters.
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My name is Donnie and I've been flying planes, helicopters, racing cars and launching rockets since 1970 when I got my first U-control plane from Carl Goldberg models. I finally got my first RC in 1983 a Cessna 182 kit with four channels. My favorite planes are 3D of every sort of aircraft. Anything capable of punching holes in the sky. IRL I work with programming and I use the skills I have to build my own designs and plans. Thank you for the donations.
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