# JohnLundgren'sPlansCollection

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#### Victor Bravo

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I sent a direct e-mail to Mr. Lundgren, I'll report back if he replies.

#### David L. Downey

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VB, I also would like to know what plans for full scale aircraft are there. I have a large colection as well and they are endlessly useful for synthesizing a design solution from looking at how all previous art was done!
To second an earlier post, I have ahd extremely god luck with my local Staples for scanning large format. usually about a dollar a sheet (but once it was 3.48 per sheet!)

#### blane.c

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I've had good luck with Staples also.

#### JLundgrensplaneplans

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I thank everyone for their support and interest.
The 1,000 pages of print are in the mail to Victor Bravo
George Lundgren

#### Vigilant1

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I thank everyone for their support and interest.
The 1,000 pages of print are in the mail to Victor Bravo
George Lundgren
That's great. And a fine man he is, too. I've always thought so, and told everyone. Generous, helpful, generous, well, I just can't say enough good things about my good friend, VB.

#### berridos

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Having a plans repository in the forum as a separate section, would be a great resource for the HBA comunity. However dont know how copyrights work for airplane plans.
Even a section where we could upload special solutions to concrete problems. How many times did we search for bellcrank setups posted here by Boku for example.

#### plncraze

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And lets not forget Mrs. VB! The lucky winner of more airplane stuff! I hope she kept her rolling pin LOLOL....

#### mcrae0104

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Do we start a fund to get VB a large format scanner (or big staples gift card) so they can be digitized and preserved?
I have a large-format scanner and would be very happy to scan and touch up the images.

#### Vigilant1

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Even a section where we could upload special solutions to concrete problems. How many times did we search for bellcrank setups posted here by Boku for example.
Yes, the copyright issues might be thorny. It would be great, though, to see example of many of the common structures and solutions. Control mixers for V-tails, a few examples of various types of landing gear, layup schedules composite wings or gear legs, etc.

#### blane.c

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Well it is nuts to format 1,000 plans or duplicate or etc., in some kind of ridicules time frame as it would be a full time job. A comprehensive list is a job. Then in the end you may have only a few plans that are widely accepted as viable and the rest are archives. So maybe a pay as you go kind of a thing, get some of the more obvious (if any) choices listed first to see if they will pay for there own archival as well as that of a few others and at least pay VB something, I doubt if he is doing this for the money but doing it for nothing is another can of worms altogether. I sold copies of some plans I had a while back and if I remember about $120.000 was break even doing the copies at Staples (this included some old pictures and articles on the construction in addition to the plans I felt relevant) and the tubes for mailing and the mailing and a couple bucks for gas throwing my time in for free. So without proper analysis of what it is going to cost in time and money this becomes an Alligator farm quickly. You know how many can you do for a modest profit vs how many you can do out of pocket. Bottom line free ain't free. #### Victor Bravo ##### Well-Known Member HBA Supporter And lets not forget Mrs. VB! Oh, she'll be fine with it... I have no idea what I'm going to do with all of it. Like many of you, I just couldn't let it go into the trash without seeing what is there, and making some effort to find homes for whatever it is. But if it is a stack of faded, glue-soaked and pin-holed plans for the 16 inch Guillows outdoor rubber models found in every non-hobby toy store in the 1970's.... I make no promises. There are already a lot of services that sell old plans, and laser cut parts, "short kits" etc. etc. So I doubt I'm really going to be able to offer something that much different or better than any of the people already doing it, unless there is some truly rare or important model plan in this collection. All of the well known stuff many of us grew up reading about (Korda Wakefield, Sal Taibi's Powerhouse, all the Zaic gliders, Sig Witch Doctor, etc.), is already out there and available. The weird stuff that would be rare (Wolff-Pak Toad... the uglier Q-500 class racer, M.E.N Trainer) is only because me or someone I know had one and it means something personally. If there's a set of Andrews Aeromaster plans in there, they're going up on my wall framed... and tough (#*$ to you

Anything having to do with Spitfires or inter-war Fairey biplanes is already spoken for, my oldest friend in the world (and master modeler) would never speak to me again if I didn't send that stuff to him.

If there's a giant scale Pou Du Ciel model plan... my sense of honor will force me to offer them to Matthew or Koen.

For the full-size E-AB plans, I'm as curious as the rest of you to see what's there.

In general, I'm a greedy capitalist pig with horns and a tail, and would cheerfully extort the last dime from each and every living creature on Earth... to fund my aviation addiction. Some of that horrid behavior may come shining through with this stuff, so feel free to cower in fear of that.

However, truth be told, I doubt that there is enough profit to be had in this to fund a Focke-Wulf D-9 purchase. So I anticipate there being equal parts of bartering, trading, loaning, and perhaps even (gasp) occasional gifting.

Obviously this is all total hot air until there is some sort of a list.

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#### blane.c

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Just came across this site, free registration, free 3 dimension drawing downloads of a lot of airplanes but they charge for the raster prints. I was thinking if you have something they don't have raster of they may purchase? Don't know just guessing. I am going to post the link in another thread also.

#### Bill-Higdon

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Oh, she'll be fine with it...

I have no idea what I'm going to do with all of it. Like many of you, I just couldn't let it go into the trash without seeing what is there, and making some effort to find homes for whatever it is. But if it is a stack of faded, glue-soaked and pin-holed plans for the 16 inch Guillows outdoor rubber models found in every non-hobby toy store in the 1970's.... I make no promises.

There are already a lot of services that sell old plans, and laser cut parts, "short kits" etc. etc. So I doubt I'm really going to be able to offer something that much different or better than any of the people already doing it, unless there is some truly rare or important model plan in this collection. All of the well known stuff many of us grew up reading about (Korda Wakefield, Sal Taibi's Powerhouse, all the Zaic gliders, Sig Witch Doctor, etc.), is already out there and available. The weird stuff that would be rare (Wolff-Pak Toad... the uglier Q-500 class racer, M.E.N Trainer) is only because me or someone I know had one and it means something personally.

#### berridos

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the detail drawings would be a valuable resource for the forum. We could send the box to india or china and let them scan and share the cost))