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Vought-Sikorsky OS2U Kingfisher (58″) – Additional Wood Pack

Additional wood pack for the Vought – Sikorsky OS2U Kingfisher. Specially designed by Brian Taylor for small I/C engines.

£117.00

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Specification

  • Designer: Brian Taylor
  • Wingspan: 58″ / 1473 mm
  • Power Source: .30 -.35 cu. in. 2-stroke or .35 -.40 cu. in. 4-stroke
  • Radio Functions: 4
  • Scale: 1:7.43

Full Description

The plan illustrates the wheeled undercarriage version. The Laser Cut and Additional Wood Packs are available, which contain most of the shaped parts needed such as fuselage formers and wing ribs and most of the additional sheet and strip wood and ply to complete the model. A moulded plastic cockpit canopy and engine cowling are available for this model, as well as a metal propeller nut. The model was designed to be powered by smaller two-stroke or 4-stroke engines but experienced modellers should be able to convert it to electric power (details not supplied, so please send us information if you make a successful EP version!) It is not suitable for beginners, either to plan building or model flying.

The full size: The Vought OS2U Kingfisher entered service in 1940 and was widely used as a shipboard catapult-launched observation, gunnery reporting, and air-sea rescue aircraft by the US Navy and US Marine Corps. Despite its modest performance it proved a rugged and versatile aircraft and remained in front line service until very late in WWII. It was also operated by the Royal Navy, Soviet Navy, and Royal Australian Air Force.

Pictures: Thank you to Bernd Lewerenz for the pictures of his model, which was completed in 2022!

What’s in an Additional Wood Pack? – Our Additional Wood Packs contain MOST of the necessary sheet and strip wood needed to complete a model being built from a Sarik Hobbies plan and using the associated laser cut wood pack, if available. We stock a wide range of balsa, ply and spruce in popular sheet and strip sizes but even so we cannot guarantee to be able to supply all the wood necessary to complete each model. So some additional purchases may be required from other modelling wood stockists if not available from Sarik Hobbies. Our Additional Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and spruce wood in the stock sizes as used by our suppliers and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model such as hardwoods, metals and GRP sheet.

What’s in an Additional Wood Pack?

Our Additional Wood Packs contain MOST of the necessary sheet and strip wood needed to complete a model being built from a Sarik Hobbies plan and using the associated Laser Cut Wood Pack, if available. We stock a wide range of balsa, ply and spruce in popular sheet and strip sizes but even so we cannot guarantee to be able to supply all the wood necessary to complete each model. So some additional purchases may be required from other modeling wood stockists if not available from Sarik Hobbies. Our Additional Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and spruce wood in the stock sizes as used by our suppliers and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model such as hardwoods, metals & GRP sheets. CLICK HERE for further information & our FAQs

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