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Kingfisher Aircraft Carrier Competition.

Model Aviation's Kingfisher Aircraft Carrier Competition.

The Vought OS2U Kingfisher is an American catapult-launched observation floatplane. It was a compact mid-wing monoplane, with a large central float and small stabilizing floats. Performance was modest because of its light engine. The OS2U could also operate on fixed, wheeled, taildragger landing gear.

The OS2U was the main shipboard observation aircraft used by the United States Navy during World War II, and 1,519 of the aircraft were built. It served on battleships and cruisers of the US Navy, with the United States Marine Corps in Marine Scouting Squadron Three (VMS-3), with the United States Coast Guard at coastal air stations, at sea with the Fleet Air Arm of the Royal Navy, and with the Soviet Navy. The Royal Australian Air Force also operated a few Kingfishers from shore bases.

The Naval Aircraft Factory OS2N was the designation of the OS2U-3 aircraft built by the Naval Aircraft Factory in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The OS2U first flew on 1 March 1938.

OS2U Kingfisher
Role Observation floatplane
Manufacturer Vought
First flight 1938
Retired 1959 (Cuba)
Primary users United States Navy
Royal Navy
Royal Australian Air Force
Soviet Navy
Number built 1,519

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Sources: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vought_OS2U_Kingfisher
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ID: 99185
File Size: 1.5 MB
Type: Airplane
Class: Control-Line
Use: Observation
Motor: Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Wingspan: 40 in. / 101.6 cm
Publisher: Model Aviation
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: Profile carrier
Designer: Dick Perry
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
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Plan ID:99185
Keywords:Cabin vintage racer U/C vintage wood balsa construction speed aircraft carrier.
Class:Control-Line
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Observation
Wingspan: 40 in. / 101.6 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Rect
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Glow-Powered
Motor Size:0.40-To-0.60-CI (2-strokes)
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:500g-To-1000g (17.6oz-To-35.2oz)
Material:Various-Wood-Types
Construction Skills:Novice
Pilot Skills:High-Intermediate
Publisher:Model Aviation
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Reference:Profile carrier
Designer:Dick Perry
Restorer:Not identified
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Plans from American Companies
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