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Beech T-34A Mentor ( 33 in. / 83.8 cm )

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Beech T-34A Mentor

Berkeley Models's Beech T-34A Mentor

The Beechcraft T-34 Mentor is a propeller-driven, single-engined military trainer aircraft derived from the Beechcraft Model 35 Bonanza. The T34A Mentor shown here was the USAF's primary trainer starting in early 1953, eventually replaced in that role by the Cessna T-37 "Tweet" in the late 1950s. Many surplussed T-34A aircraft were turned over to the Civil Air Patrol for their use through the 1960s. The model shown here was designed by Paul Del Gatto, engineered by Bill Effinger, and kitted by Berkeley Models in the mid 1950s. Spanning 33", the Berkeley T-34A model is a sport scale control line aircraft designed for .14 to .29 CID glow engines. The plans are quite detailed with all the fuselage formers depicted. The aircraft's root rib is shown but not the other ribs for the tapered wing planform; a scratch builder could form those ribs by the time-honored "sandwich" wing rib fabrication technique.

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ID: 95664
File Size: 2.3 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Trainer
Scale:Scale (1:12)
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.15-To-0.20-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 33 in. / 83.8 cm
Publisher: Berkeley Models
Designer: Paul Del Gatto
Date: 01/1954
Weight Class:300g-To-500g (10.5oz-To-17.6oz)
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Added: 12/01/2016 21:52
Updated: 04/05/16 04:55:24am
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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:95664
Keywords:Beech T-34 T-34A Mentor trainer Berkeley Models sport scale control line Del Gatto
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Trainer
Wingspan: 33 in. / 83.8 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: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
Publisher:Berkeley Models
Designer:Paul Del Gatto
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