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Spitfire MkVIII / MkIX by Brian Taylor ( 83 in. / 210.8 cm )

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Spitfire MkVIII / MkIX by Brian Taylor

Traplet Publications's Spitfire MkVIII / MkIX by Brian Taylor

This plan is for the Brian Taylor 83 inch MkXVIII or MkIX Spitfire (all details on the same plan) to suit 1.50 cu. in. four stroke. Brian has designed this with mainly balsa construction in order to reduce the weight and necessary engine size for the model. The plans have all the construction notes and scale details for the model. They can fit on A0 or 36" roll stock, printed at the required lengths. Not trying to advertise on behalf of anyone, but in order to help source parts for this model, I got a wood kit from Laser Cut Kits Australia. Traplet Publications supply a canopy, wood kit, aluminium spinner, F/G cowl and F/G carbie intake. Mick Reeves does a 1/5 scale instrument panel which should be able to be altered to suit the 1/5.33 of this model. Also, Mike Skingle sells 1/5 scale resin exhausts (round and fishtail), cannons, cannon snubs, mirror and antennna, which are all nicely finished. As an aside, the full size aircraft (grey nurse) in the thumbnail lives and flies at Temora, NSW, Australia, which is only 62kms from my home, so I've seen her in flight!

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ID: 97252
File Size: 1.7 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Radio-Control
Use: Fighter
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (4-Strokes)
Wingspan: 83 in. / 210.8 cm
Publisher: Traplet Publications
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Designer: Brian Taylor
Listing Editor: halihome
Added: 26/08/2016 11:25
Updated: 11/09/16 01:46:20am
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Plan ID:97252
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 83 in. / 210.8 cm
Wingspan Class:200cm-To-260cm (79in-To-102in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Eliptical
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:More-Than-1.20-CI (4-Strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Construction Skills:Advanced
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:Traplet Publications
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Brian Taylor
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Spitfire MkVIII / MkIX by Brian Taylor derfred on 26/08/2016 16:04
Thank you very much for sharing!
My pleasure halihome on 26/08/2016 22:02
It's my pleasure to share this. Please check my other plans as there are many other interesting ones there, rather than posting up magazines and chuck gliders, which are all so common. It would have been up earlier except I've had a right wing structure on one plan which went slow due to so many things being on my plate at this time. Hope to get back on it within a couple of months. I definitely recommend getting a wood kit as tracing and cutting all the formers and ribs in this model would be so time consuming.
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