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P-47 Thunderbolt ( 29 in. / 73.7 cm )

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P-47 Thunderbolt

Aeropiccola's P-47 Thunderbolt

The Aeropiccola company, Turin, Italy, designed and produced this sport scale control line model of the venerable P-47 Thunderbolt, spanning 29" and sized for .15 to .29 CID glow engines. The design is somewhat unusual for a control line model as the two wing panels "plug into" the fuselage sides, retained by springs or rubber bands inside the fuselage. Fuselage former outlines are provided on the plans and fuselage contours are provided by balsa planking and careful shaping/sanding to final form.
To keep the formers properly aligned during construction, sheet balsa keels are suggested that are slotted for the formers, and later removed once the structure is self-supporting.

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ID: 94561
File Size: 4.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Fighter
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.15-To-0.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 29 in. / 73.7 cm
Publisher: Aeropiccola
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Weight Class:300g-To-500g (10.5oz-To-17.6oz)
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 09/01/2016 03:32
Updated: 25/12/16 12:45:26am
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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:94561
Keywords:P-47 Thunderbolt sport scale .15 .29 control line Aeropiccola
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 29 in. / 73.7 cm
Wingspan Class:50cm-To-75cm (20in-To-30in)
Wing Position:Mid-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.15-To-0.20-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:300g-To-500g (10.5oz-To-17.6oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
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Category:Wood Model Airplane Plans
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