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Royal B-17F "Flying Fortress" (Plan and Article)
Royal B-17F "Flying Fortress" (Plan and Article)

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Royal B-17F "Flying Fortress" (Plan and Article)
Description: Royal plan kit for the B-17 it`s powered with 4 glow engines .15 to .25 plan shows retracts installation and retracts modifications.
Date: 12.28.2012 19:56
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Rating: 5.00 (9 Vote(s))
File size: 6.2 MB
Added by: danito69


Join Date: 09.15.2012
Comments: 14
Replica/Replacement Plastics

For anyone wishing to build this model:
Vortex Vacforms (United Kingdom) have patterns for replica/replacement clear plastics for this model.
Also Superchargers, Cockpit kit and Suitable cowlings.
Information correct at September 2013.
09.14.2013 21:09 Offline adross

Join Date: 03.28.2014
Comments: 1
Just finished building B-25 " Maratuka"

A friend of mine has been building rc aircraft for over 60 years and gave me an original Maratuka B-25 2 years ago. I just finished it and it is beautiful. I learned how to vacuum form and make molds as I damaged one of the canopies. I am a cabinet builder, pilot, artist and general contractor, never built an rc before and had to do this one as it was given me. It took over 1 year but was worth I can build another Maratuka warbird if I can muster up the time..which one???
03.28.2014 23:23 Offline Craftsman

Join Date: 01.28.2016
Comments: 1

This is plane ive always wanted to understand...
It must be nice to be able to put one togheteher one day...
01.29.2016 15:44 Offline QUINDIO

Join Date: 03.03.2017
Comments: 1
me too

Looking at the plans to get some idea of materials need
03.03.2017 09:30 Offline randy232

Join Date: 03.18.2017
Comments: 2
Size of balsa required

Would anyone know the sizes of balsa to be used with this plans have been looking at it all just unsure of it a bit
I mainly need to know for example a spar 3/16x3/8 balsa I'm unsure on the length thickness and width of balsa to use from the amount said

I'm used to working with millimetres and not inchs on plans

Any help would be much appreciated thank you :)
03.20.2017 00:09 Offline Reaver89

Join Date: 03.18.2017
Comments: 2
Measuring conversion solved

Solved my measurements converting on my own
3/16 x 3/8 = 5mm x 9.5mm

And have a measurement site that converts what you need to know for anyone that had the issue that I had with it

Been a fan of the B-17F Flying Fortress since I can remember 3 yrs old, 24yrs later still love it
Memphis belle for the win
03.21.2017 09:46 Offline Reaver89

Join Date: 11.20.2016
Comments: 1

Does the file need scaled up, or does it print out at the correct size?
05.24.2017 11:06 Offline Meekerz

Join Date: 07.28.2017
Comments: 5
vacuum forming

Does anyone know of a good source for information on building your own vacuum forming device, or perhaps reasonably priced units for sale?
01.31.2018 12:27 Offline Cosmos

Join Date: 07.11.2015
Comments: 5
Building Vacuum Forming Mach.

Yes. Go into the Forum Threads. There are several people here that can tell you. Instead of buying one, build one. If you can build a model you can build tools to help.
09.19.2018 22:00 Offline BBailey RCWarbirds.ReKit at

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