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Transavia PL-12 Airtruk ( 60 in. / 152.4 cm )


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Transavia PL-12 Airtruk

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The Transavia Airtruk was built by Transavia Corporation, a subsidiary of Transfield Limited, which was actually a heavy steel construction company. A bit left field to have an aviation branch, eh? Years ago I climbed all over their last production unit, took all the measurements and about 100 detail photos, then 90 percent finished a set of plans. I left the hobby for a while and sold all this Airtruk gear along with my other gear. Very regretful. For years following re-entry into the hobby I tried to find a set of plans for an Airtruk, and finally ferreted out a set, which are here. I have other detail pics, factory manuals, etc, and will try and incorporate these somehow. Otherwise just contact me. Also, please observe that the model in the thumbnail is actually a larger version of just under 3.0m span, many of which are floating around, so there may be these larger plans available somewhere on the web.

The Airtruk contains a one ton hopper which feeds boom sprays mounted on the stubby lower wing. It is a fairly nimble cropduster, and to my last recollection, a cropdusting company in Albury, NSW, Australia, still have one or two in service. A PL-12 was used in the film Mad Max 3 - Beyond Thunderdome. This model has a cleaner frontal appearance than the early models which actually ran a radial engine.

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ID: 96225
File Size: 19.0 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Crop-Duster
Scale:Scale (1:8)
Motor: Gas-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 60 in. / 152.4 cm
Publisher: Not known
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer: Frank J Marcie Jr.
Date: 02/2005
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Listing Editor: halihome
Added: 14/04/2016 07:36
Updated: 26/09/16 08:56:05am
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Plan ID:96225
Keywords:Transavia Airtruk PL-12 Ag Australia
Class:Radio-Control
Model Type:Airplane
Channels:5-ch
Functions:Ailerons-Flaps-Elevator-Rudder-Throttle
Aircraft Use:Crop-Duster
Wingspan: 60 in. / 152.4 cm
Wingspan Class:125cm-To-160cm (50in-To-63in)
Wing Position:Multiple-Wings
Landing Gear:Tricycle
Motor Type:Gas-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Publisher:Not known
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Date:02/2005
Designer:Frank J Marcie Jr.
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These plans are incomplete. fmarcie on 25/09/2016 21:09
The page 3 of the plans you have here do not include the wing jigs, J1 thru J6. The final version of these plans do included the jigs. There is also a construction manual and a bill of materials that was originally included with theses plans. The top wing and booms are built as one piece to insure alignment. This can't be done without the jigs. I know this because I designed this model.

Frank J. Marcie Jr.
Thanks Frank halihome on 25/09/2016 22:57
Hi Frank,

Thanks for your input and thanks for creating the original plans and articles. I haven't looked intricately at the plan. As I commented, I crawled all over their last factory production unit. I searched and searched for years for the plans, until I finally found the information which I shared here previously existing on the Foro Aeromodelismo site, which at least provided more than I started with. There are build blogs on the web for the larger model which featured in one of my photos and it would be good if someone could also share those. I'm sure anyone wanting to build this model would appreciate any further information you can provide. Could you please forward any further information to Fred at at the site´s contact page (referencing the plan number) so that he can include it with the current information?

Thanks,
Steve
Deepest apologies Frank halihome on 26/09/2016 08:04
Hi Frank,

I sincerely apologise for putting the wrong designer name on the information page. I must have been having a seniors moment. The mistake is corrected and you are nominated in the designer info now. I also look forward to you helping out with the missing information.

Thanks again,
Steve
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