That was one of
the most versatile
aircraft of World
Mike Barbee’s 154-inch wingspan T- 34 (lower right) was the winner in
Non-Military Sport Scale. The aircraft is painted in his own paint scheme.
The 80-inch Top Flite kit was entered by Bob Ripley and finished third in
the same class.
The Bristol Scout D has a 103.25-inch
wingspan with a length of 82. 25 inches
and weighs 42 pounds. In the large-scale
modeling world, that is becoming a
The Best of Show honors went to
another Canadian, Peter Howe, from
Burlington, Ontario. He also placed first
in Military Sport Plane with his large
Scale Flyers of
a great website
that is loaded
articles, as well as
If you’ve been around a few years, you
have probably seen David’s construction
articles in RC Modeler. Some of these
include the Focke-Wulf Fw 190D- 9 and
Ta 152H types, as well as the Grumman
Lynx, Lavochkin La- 7, and one of my
favorites: the Howard DGA- 3 Pete.
The plans are available either from the
website or directly from David.
Shown is part of Robart Manufacturing’s hinge
display at Toledo. Robart has hinges for nearly
every scale application, including Fowler flap
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