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Sky Sharkster
05-30-2006, 02:02 AM
On the "Seaplanes-E Powered" Forum, One of our members, Warbird@home asked about the "Short Sunderland". Another member, BradT, answered with this link;
http://www.geocities.com/ivansplans/?200629 which is the website of Ivan Pettigrew, Chilliwack, B.C. Canada.
Well, Ivan apparently loves multi-motor scale models and many are amphibious, to boot. He has plans for 19 models and nearly half saw some military duty; Many are seaplanes, also. These are large models, 60" to 120" and he uses "can" motors and Nicad batteries. There is detailed info for each model and flying boats in general. The models, wingspan, Wing area, wing loading;
D.H. 89 Rapide 76" 1,100 sq. in. 12.8 oz/sq.ft.
D.H. 88 Comet 80" 750 sq. in. 20.7 oz/sq. ft.
Seagull (non-scale flying boat) 60" 550 sq. in. 14.5 oz/sq.ft.
Short Sealand 75" 830 sq. in. 15.6 oz/sq. ft.
Bristol Freighter 108" 1,480 sq. in. 15.2 oz/sq. ft.
Martin Mars 120" 1,515 sq. in. 15.7 oz/sq. ft.
Catalina PBY-5A 100" 1,350 sq. in. 15.7 oz/sq. ft.
Avro Lancaster 103" 1,300 sq. in. 22.4 oz/sq. ft.
D.H. Mosquito T-III 74" 825 sq. in. 19.7 oz/sq. ft.
DHC-1 Chipmunk 75" 820 sq. in. 14.6 oz/sq. ft.
Short Solent 82" 905 sq. in. 13.2 oz/sq. ft.
Auster Aiglet J5F 75" 850 sq. in. 12.2 oz/sq. ft.
Richard Pearse Monoplane 60" 1,200 sq. in. 7.2 oz/sq. ft.
Partenavia 70" 730 sq. in. 15.2 oz/sq. ft.
Shoestring 58" 500 sq.in. 16,1 oz/sq. ft.
Beaufighter 73" 765 sq. in. 23.4 oz/sq. ft.
MiniCat (smaller PBY-5) 83" 835 sq. in. 11 oz/sq. ft.
Grumman Albatross 84" 945 sq. in. 14.2 oz/sq. ft.
DHC-6 Twin Otter 84" 956 sq. in. 15.0 oz/sq. ft.
Short Sealand (480) 74-1/2" 695 sq. in. 12.6 oz/sq. in.
For details, prices, e-mail ivanp2@shaw.ca
Lots of good photos and info on this site!
Ron