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P-63 King Cobra ( 48 in. / 121.9 cm )

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P-63 King Cobra

Midwest Models's P-63 King Cobra

The P-63 King Cobra was designed by Bell Aircraft in the 1940s to rectify the
performance deficiencies of the P-39 Airacobra. Featuring a mid-fuselage mounted Allison
powerplant driving a three-bladed propeller via a prop shaft extension running through the ------------pit,
the King Cobra wasn't able to achieve the stringent performance goals established by the
US Army Air Force and subsequently wasn't approved for US production and use. The
King Cobra however found more favor with the Russian air forces and earned a well-deserved
reputation as a rugged and deadly ground attack weapon. In the end, over 3300 King Cobras
were produced for several nations with the Russians accounting for 70% of the total. The model
shown, designed by Vince Micchia and kitted by Midwest Models, is a sport control line aerobatics
model, designed for a .35 to .40 CID glow engines and featuring coupled flaps and elevator controls,
and a profile fuselage. Only the root rib is shown so a builder will need to "eyeball" a tip rib and create
the remaining ribs by the time-honored "sandwich" method or, for a more modern approach, create
all the rib outlines using a computer drafting program.

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Sources: http://www.militaryfactory.com/aircraft/detail.asp?aircraft_id=263
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ID: 94569
File Size: 3.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Fighter
Wingspan: 48 in. / 121.9 cm
Publisher: Midwest Models
Designer: Vince Micchia
Date: 01/1965
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Listing Editor: aeroastro
Added: 09/01/2016 03:32
Updated: 06/10/16 03:54:27am
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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:94569
Keywords:P-63 Bell King Cobra Micchia control line sport stunt Midwest .35 .40
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 48 in. / 121.9 cm
Wingspan Class:100cm-To-125cm (40in-To-50in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Flat
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Construction Skills:Low-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Midwest Models
Designer:Vince Micchia
Restorer:George Albo
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