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SZD Foka 4 (3.35m) – Laser Cut Wood Pack

Laser Cut Wood Pack for this superb 3.35m wingspan, 1:4.5 scale model of the 1960’s Polish glider SDZ Foka 4 by Chris Willaims.

£156.00

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Specification

  • Name: SZD Foka 4
  • Model type: Scale glider
  • Scale: 1:4.5
  • Designed by: Chris Williams
  • Wingspan: 3.35m (131.8898”)
  • Weight: 8.5lbs (3.8kg)
  • Wing Section: HQ 35/12
  • Functions (servos): Ailerons (2), Rudder (1), Elevator (1), Tow release (1), Spoilers (2)

CONTROL THROWS

  • Ailerons: 25mm up, 15mm down
  • Elevator: 20mm up, 15mm down
  • Rudder: 35mm each way
  • Brakes: Ailerons raise up 20mm

(All measurements taken from the trailing edges)

Full Description

The full size to model: The Foka 4 was a single-seat sailplane built by the Polish SZD concern in the early 1960s. This one has been built to represent the full-size version at the Glider Heritage Centre at Lasham. In the process, several liberties have been taken in the name of constructional and operational simplicity. The top and bottom airbrakes have been substituted with top surface spoilers instead, the rearward-placed landing wheel of the full-size has been moved forward slightly to be nearer the CG, and the full-length sliding canopy transformed into something more traditional (although you wouldn’t know from just looking at it).

What’s in a Laser or CNC Cut Wood Pack?

A CNC or Laser Cut Wood Pack contains most, if not all, of the intricately shaped parts shown on the plan, which would be difficult or time-consuming to cut out by hand. It does not contain any sheet or strip wood, which you will need to buy separately. Alternatively, you can purchase an Additional Wood Pack, if available. Our Laser or CNC Cut Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply & lite ply and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model, such as hardwoods, metals & GRP sheets.
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