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Supermarine Spitfire ( 49 in. / 124.5 cm )

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Supermarine Spitfire model airplane plan

Supermarine Spitfire

OK model Co. Ltd.'s Supermarine Spitfire

The Supermarine Spitfire is a British single-seat fighter aircraft that was used by the Royal Air Force and many other Allied countries before, during and after the Second World War. The Spitfire was designed as a short-range, high-performance interceptor aircraft. In accordance with its role as an interceptor, The aircraft's designer supported the development of the Spitfire's distinctive elliptical wing to have the thinnest possible cross-section; this thin wing enabled the Spitfire to have a higher top speed than several contemporary fighters, including the Hawker Hurricane.

This 3 page plan set is for a Pilot Supermarine Spitfire powered by a 2 cycle nitro 19-25-35 engine. The plans show that this model's weight is estimated at 70-77 ounces (4+ pounds) and with a 3-5 channel radio system. The first page of the plan set shows the plan view of the fuselage and wing. The second page shows drawings of some part pieces and a list of the parts. The third page has printed instructions and photos of the build.

The wing rib patterns are missing - vital pieces especially for a Spitfire's elliptical wing. The Pilot model company's plans show the wooden parts with a grain pattern in-fill which (in this editor's opinion is eye clutter).

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Supermarine_Spitfire
Details: Full Details
ID: 91346
File Size: 2.4 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 49 in. / 124.5 cm
Publisher: OK model Co. Ltd.
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Y. Matsumoto
Weight:70 Ounces
Listing Editor: kenb
Added: 24/05/2015 10:15
Updated: 21/05/16 12:09:12am
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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
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Plan ID:91346
Keywords:spitfire pilot scale nitro 2 cycle ww2 wwii RAF fighter balsa bass plywood
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 49 in. / 124.5 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.20-To-0.35-CI (2-strokes)
Weight:70 Ounces
Weight Class:2000g-To-2500g (70.5oz-To-88.1oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:OK model Co. Ltd.
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Y. Matsumoto
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Date:24/05/2015 10:15
File size:2.4 MB
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Do you have questions, comments or corrections about the Supermarine Spitfire? Your input will surely help others to build this model...

Spitfire plans ellisbrenton on 23/12/2022 07:02
Is there a page missing? No where on the downloaded plans can I see any of the wing forms.
Cancel that ellisbrenton on 23/12/2022 07:04
I can now see it written - saying that the wing plans are not there. I didn't notice it the first 2-3 times I read it. Sorrry.

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