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A-20

$415.00
$325.00+

$65.00

4 drawings 30" x 42"

 
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 70"
Length: 50.68"
Weight: 5Lbs 7.25oz.
$395.00
$320.00+
$58.00
The Douglas A-26B Invader has a wingspan of 70", a wing area of 540 sq. in., 50.68" long with a target weight of 5 Ibs. 7.25 oz. dry. Wing loading is 23.26 oz. per sq. ft. It has a pair of .25 engines, 2 cycle. R.C. operation is 6 channels including flaps & mechanical retracts by "Robart". Construction is conventional balsa & plywood, with balsa covering.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 110"
Length: 66.33 "
Weight: 13 lbs.
Drawing Sheets: 2drawings 36" x 72" Plus

Plans only

plans only
$98.00

We offer the I.M.M.A. legal 1:12 scale Consolidated B-24D Liberator plans with a wingspan of 110". Our plans were derived, unmodified, from factory drawings supplied by the U.S.A.F. Museum in Ohio & the National Air & Space Museum in Washington, D.C., providing exceptional detail, with absolute authenticity. The wing sections un-plug from the fuselage on telescoping brass tubes for ease of transport. Construction is conventional balsa, & plywood with balsa sheeting.
Both Instruction Manuals feature Dimensions & Aerodynamic Particulars of the full size aircraft. "Nose Art" & U.S.A.F. markings are shown. The 1:12 scale airplane has a wing area of 1192. sq. in., flaps extended. The length is 66.33". Target weight is under 13 Ibs., dry. The wing loading is 25.07 oz.per sq. ft at target weight. Powered with 4-O.S. .25's, 2 cycle. 6 channel R.C. incl. flaps, & pneumatic retracts. Turrets operate with rudder servo. The plans have 2-36" x72" & 1-36" x 48" sheets.

 

Scale: 1:8
Wingspan: 165"
Length: 99.5 "
Weight: 28lbs.
Drawing Sheets: 8 drawings 36" x 48"
Plans only
plans only
$125.00
The 1:8 scale version has a wing area of 2384 sq. in., flaps extended. The length is 99.5". Target weight is under 28 lbs., dry. The wing loading is 26.92 oz.per sq. ft. Powered with 4-.O.S. 61SF's or 4- SAITO FA-80's, or 91's. Plans consist of 8-36"x 48" sheets.

Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 67.58"
Length: 53.33"
Weight: 6 Lbs .
Drawing Sheets: 3 drawings 36" x 48"
$360.00
$305.00+
$62.00
Our 1 :12 scale North American B-25J Mitchell has a wingspan of 67.58" & wing area of 685.6 sq. inches. The wings un-plug for transport. It is 53.33" long with target weight of 6 Ibs. dry & wing loading of 20.33 oz. per sq. ft. Construction is conventional balsa, plywood, & balsa sheeting. Powered by 2- O.S .25's, it has 6 channels including flaps. Radio installation, & mechanical retracts can be moved from one 1:12 scale model to another in this series. The plans have 3-36"x48" sheets.

Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 71"
Length: 56.5"
Weight: 6 Lbs 3.5 oz..
Drawing Sheets: 3 drawings 36" x 48"
$365.00
$285.00+
$66.00
Our 1:12 scale Martin B-26B Marauder has a wingspan of 71" & a wing area of 658 sq. in. It is 56.5" long with a target weight of 6 Ibs. 3.5 oz. dry, & a wing loading of 21.82 oz. per sq. ft. Construction is conventional balsa, plywood, & balsa sheeting. The wings un-plug at the engines. Powered by 2-O.S. .25's, it operates on 6 channels, including flaps. The radio installation & mechanical retracts are interchangeable with other airplanes in this series. The Instruction Manual features Dimensions & Aerodynamic Particulars of the full size aircraft. The plans have 3- 36"x48" sheets.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 64.25"
Length: 43.5 "
Weight: 7lbs. 7oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 30" x 42"
Plans only
plans only
$64.00
For the experienced modeler who wants a fascinating project, we offer plans for Jim Bede's famous pusher prop airplane the BD-5D. Jim furnished drawings & a quarter scale prototype fiberglass fuselage to Palmer Plans to assure scale authenticity. Jim himself built quarter scale prototypes for testing. The tiny mid-engine aerobatic airplane has a wing span of only 64.25" & a length of 43.5". This long wing version has a target weight of 7 lbs., 7 oz., dry, & a wing area of 505.8 sq. in. The K.&B. . 40 engine is enclosed in a well ventilated mid-fuselage position behind the cockpit & is connected ( via a machined stainless steel driveshaft mounted in miniature aircraft bearings) to the pusher prop. Engineering details are provided for the machine work of the drive shaft and coupling assemblies. R.C. operation is 5 channel. Equipped with mechanical retracts, this offering is for the experienced modeler who can follow clear self-explanitory plans, which consist of 4- 30"x42" sheets.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 109.25"
Length: 86.5"
Weight: 19 Lbs 7.85 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 5 drawings 36" x 72"
$515.00
$405.00+
$97.00
Our newest design in the 1:12 scale series is the Fairchild "Flying Boxcar" C-119G with a wingspan of 109.25". It is powered by 2-O.S.91FX's, 2 cycle engines, has a wing area of 1447 sq, in., a length of 86.5" & a target weight of 19 lbs. 7.85 oz. The wing loading is 30.68 oz. per sq. ft., operation is 6 channel full house including scale retracts (by Century Jet) & Fowler flaps. Construction is conventional using balsa & lite ply. With removable wing tips & detachable booms, the transportable width is a mere 37-1/8" wide. The 5 drawings 36"x72" come with an Instruction Manual.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 110"
Length: 75.75"
Weight: 14 Lbs 10 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 36" x 78"
$515.00
$405.00+
$86.00
The latest addition to our 1:12 scale series of historic aircraft is designed to respond to the request of those who love the Herky-Bird, but find 4 engines a bit much. It is a true scale version of the Vietnam era "AIR AMERICA" airplane the Fairchild C-123 Provider. This aircraft has a wingspan of 110", a wing area of 1223 sq. in., 75.75" long, with a target weight of 14 lbs-10 oz. dry. Wing loading is 27.56 oz. per sq. ft. @ target weight. It is powered by 2-O.S. Max .61 ABC engines with side or rear mounted exhaust. R.C. operation is 7 channels including flaps, retracts, & loading ramp operation. Construction is conventional balsa & plywood, with balsa sheeting. Wing tips are removable outboard of the nacelles, & fuselage is in two parts, for ease of transport to the flying field. The plans have 4-36" x 78" sheets.
Wingspan: 51.75"
Scale: 1:39
Length: 30.89 "
Weight: 4 Lbs .
Drawing Sheets: 3 drawings 30" x 40"
$355.00
$285.00+
$48.00
Our smallest version of the Herky-bird, has a wingspan of 51.75", a wing area of 272 sq.in., & is powered by 4- Cox T.D. .051 engines, with 4 channel operation. It has all balsa construction, with built-up nacelles, & cockpit enclosure. It has all the true scale features of the larger versions except flaps , retracts, & cargo door. It is an ideal candidate for electric flight, since it weighs only 4 lbs.. There are 3-30"x40" sheets.

Scale: 1:18
Wingspan: 87"
Length: 64"
Weight: 10 Lbs 12 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 6 drawings 36" x 48"

$395.00
$335.00+
$88.00
One of our smaller versions of the C-130 Hercules is our I.M.M.A. legal 1:18:.28 scale version, with a wingspan of 87", wing area of 752 sq. in., length of 64.17", & target weight of 10 lbs. 12 oz. dry. The wing loading is 33. oz. per sq. ft. It has 4-O.S. .25FP engines, 2 cycle type. It has 7 channel operation, with mechanical retracts, flaps, cargo door operation, in addition to the 4 basic functions. It is designed for conventional balsa and light plywood construction, with sheet balsa covering. There are 6- 36" x 48" sheets.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 132.84"
Length: 97.75"
Weight: 22Lbs
Drawing Sheets: 5 drawings 36" x 72"
$575.00
$495.00+
$98.00
Our all time popular seller, the "Herky-Bird" C-130 is now available in an all new design at a 1:1/2 scale, with a wingspan of 132.84".. It flies on 4 MVVS .49 rear exhaust 2 cycle engines, with a wing area of 1745 sq. inches, a length of 97.75", & a target weight just over 22 lbs. The wing loading is 29.18 oz. per sq. ft. R.C. operation is 7 channels, 13 servos, full house including retracts, loading doors, & fowler flaps. Construction is conventional of balsa & lit ply, with balsa sheeting. Fiberglass nacelles are available direct from a specialty supplier. All of our C-130 designs are based on unmodified original drawings & info provided by Lockheed. The 5 drawings 36" x 72", come with a Manual of Instructions.

Scale: 1:6
Wingspan: 69"
Length: 83.5 "
Weight: 18 lbs.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 36" x 84"
$385.00
$315.00+
$72.00
For the jet fan: We offer an I.M.M.A. legal ducted fan design, the swept wing Grumman F9F-8 COUGAR at a 1:6 scale. The Cougar is considered an ideal first ducted fan jet. The design was developed using drawings, photos, & info from the Grumman Aircraft Historical Center. These plans for conventional balsa & plywood construction, fully sheathed in balsa, include optional operating dive brakes, inboard flaps, & removable or folding wings. The span is 69", length of 83.5", & has a wing area of 1485.71 sq. in. Target weight is 18 lbs. dry, with a wing loading of 27.9 oz. per sq.ft. Airplane is operated on basic 6 channels or 9 channels with options. It is powered with an O.S. 91 VR-DF engine mounted in a B.V.M. fan unit, with optional in-flight fuel mixture control. This model can also be powered with a true turbine. Shown are details for the cockpit interior, wing hard points, bombs, & sidewinder missiles.
Licensed suppliers produce & sell fiberglass ductwork, V.F. canopy, & true scale retracts. Names & addresses are provided in the Instruction Manual, which includes "Dimensions and Aeronautical Particulars "of the full size aircraft. Plans consist of 4-36"x84" sheets.
Scale: 1:12
Wingspan: 93"
Length: 80.66"
Weight: 15 Lbs 9.24 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 36" x 72"
$535.00
$440.00+
$88.00
Our design for the de Havilland DASH-7 series 100 airliner, is at a scale of 1:12, with a wingspan of 93". It flies on 4-O.S. Max .25 LAs, 2 cycle engines, with a wing area of 1007 sq. inches, a length of 80.66", & a target weight just 15 lbs.-9.24 oz. The wing loading is 35.65 oz. per sq. ft., the R.C system comprises 6 channels, full house include. Retracts, & unique Fowler flaps. Construction is conventional using balsa & lite ply. Wingtips are removable @ the inboard nacelles, & fuselage is in two sections. Fiberglass nacelles & V.F. parts are available from a specialty supplier. The basics of this design are from factory drawings & information supplied from impeccable sources. The 4 drawings 36"x72", come with a Manual of Instructions.

Scale: 1:5
Wingspan: 96"
Length: 47 "
Weight: 19 lbs. 10.98 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4drawings 36" x 72"
$465.00
$390.00+
$74.00
Our highly popular 96" wingspan 1:5 scale N. A. Rockwell OV-10A "Bronco" plans were derived, unmodified, from factory drawings, to be built of balsa & plywood, without foam. The wing area is 1670.4 sq. in., target weight is just 19 lbs-10.98 oz. dry, & wing loading is 27.15 oz. per sq. ft. It operates on 7 channels, & powered by counter rotating SAITO FA-80' or 91's. Removable wing tips & twin booms leave a transportable 47" width. Special equipment suppliers provide retracts, fiberglass & V.F. parts. Details provided for OV-10D option. Plans have 4-36"x72" sheets. Price is $74.00, sold direct only.


Available as optional are scale details of the cockpit interior. The 36"x66"sheet has templates & details of ejection seats, pilot's instrument panel, left & right consoles, observer's instrument package, etc. Included are scale views of optical sight & armament controls, joy stick, observers consoles, & many illustrations from the Natops Flight Manual, Navair O1-6GCB-1. With the drawings, we furnish a booklet having numerous illustrations, photos, & text (excerpted from the Flight Manual) of all elements required to build a quality scale interior.


OV - 10 Cockpit plans
 
plans only
plans only
$12.00
 
Scale: 1:5
Wingspan: 117.71"
Length: 87.85"
Weight: 18 lbs. 11.44 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 36" x 72"
$505.00
$435.00+
$76.00
Our 1:5 scale version of Bob Hoover's Aero Commander "Shrike" has a wingspan of 117.71", length of 87.85", wing area of 1707.84, a dry target weight of 18 lbs-11.44 oz., with a wing loading of 25 oz. per sq. ft., & it is powered by counter rotating Saito FA-91's. R.C. operation is 7 channel. Retracts are Robart. Pilot's & passenger compartments areas are left clear for optional detailing. Aft portion of fuselage & wing tips are removable for easy transport. Construction is balsa & plywood, sheathed in balsa. The plans, derived from factory drawings, have 4 sheets 36"x72".
Name: P-63A Kingcobra
Scale: 1:5
Wingspan: 92"
Length: 78.4"
Weight: 14 lbs. 8.926 oz.
Drawing Sheets: 3drawings 36" x 72" Plus
$445.00
$375.00+
$71.00
Last but not least is our newest design for a 1:5 scale Bell Aircraft P-63A "Kingcobra" , with a wingspan of 92", length of 78.4" wing area of 1428.48 sq. in., a dry target weight of 14 lbs.- 8.296 oz. , with a wing loading of 23.51 oz. per sq. ft., & is powered by an O.S. MAX .91 FX. RC operation is 6 channels. Retracts are Robart. Construction is conventional balsa & lite ply, sheeted in balsa. Plans include cockpit detailing. Wingtips are removable leaving a span of 35.6". Vacuum-formed cockpit enclosure & fiberglass cowling are available from a specialty supplier. The plans derived from factory drawings are 3-36"x72" & 1-36"x48" sheets.
P-63 A Cockpit
 
plans only
plans only
$12.00
 
Scale: 1:7.5
Wingspan: 82.4"
Length: 72.66 "
Weight: 13 lbs. 2.6oz.
Drawing Sheets: 4 drawings 30" x 72"
$395.00
$320.00+
$70.00
We offer 2 sizes of the Grumman F7F-3 TIGERCAT. These plans were developed from original Grumman Aircraft Co. drawings, USAF documentation, & photos we took of a concours restoration completed at the Planes of Fame Museum in Chino, CA.
These plans are intended for the advanced modeler. Of conventional balsa & plywood construction,fully sheathed in balsa, it's features include full house R.C. operation, folding wing mechanism, & drawings of true scale struts for retracts. Plans show auxiliary fuel tank, bombs, & rockets.

The span of the 1:7.5 airplane is 82.4", length is 72.66", & the wing area is 1158.95 sq. in.. The target weight is 13 lbs. 2.6 ounces, with a wing loading of 26.16 oz. per sq. ft. Power is supplied by a pair of O.S.. 60 PFs, or SAITO FA-80's, or 91's. The Instruction Manual includes "Dimensions and Aerodynamic Particulars" of the full size aircraft. Scale struts can be purchased from a special equipment supplier. The plans consist of 4-36"x 72" sheets.

Tigercat

Scale: 1:6.5
Wingspan: 103"

enlgd.plans only
enlgd plans only

$125.00
 
           

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