Replica Boeing-Stearman PT-17 Question

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  1. May 21, 2012 #1

    Southron

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    Is anyone selling plans for a 75% or 85% scale Replica of a Boeing-Stearman PT-17 ?

    THANKS!
     
  2. May 22, 2012 #2

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    Surprisingly, I have never heard of a scale Stearman replica. With the availability of the Rotec radial, that seems like a niche that needs to be filled.
     
  3. May 22, 2012 #3

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    A Stearman is a classic but it is an ugly airplane and they don't fly very good. Stardusters and Wacos are really pretty airplanes and they fly much better.
     
  4. May 22, 2012 #4

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    There is at least one flying around. The web site is not the best, so I haven't dug through his site enough to know if kits or plans are being marketed. Don't have time for that this morning....

    Tomáš Podešva
     
  5. May 22, 2012 #5

    Southron

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    Thanks Everyone! I am kicking around building something. Thought about the PT-17 because my Dad was a Flight Instructor in World War II and spent a lot of time in the originals.
     
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