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Old 01-10-2002, 05:50 PM
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I have aquired a Sterling Supermarine Spitfire Kit that is complete but missing the plans. I believe that it is a 60's era kit that was designed By Geo. Harris. It is Sterling kit #fs-14, wing span 64" Length 55" requiring engine size .35 to .60. If anyone would have these plans I would appreciate a copy or if you would have any idea where one could come up with these............. please reply to my email {sugarfox_99@yahoo.com} or on this thread......thanks john
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Old 05-12-2002, 10:53 AM
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John, I might have my old set still but I'd have to do some digging. If you still need them let me know and I'll look in my archive. Greg
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Old 05-12-2002, 09:38 PM
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Thanks for responding Greg, but a gentleman from Canada helped us out a couple of months ago. The airplane is almost finished! John
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John, Glad to know you recieved help. I've still got mine but its a little broken up. What are you using to power it up with? Greg
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Old 05-19-2002, 02:04 PM
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Hi Greg, sorry it took so long to reply but I took a little trip to south western Ky last week to fly with a friend down there and intending to end up at Rough River this weekend but got rained and blew out. When it wasn't pooring down rain it was blowin 30 mph winds so I only got one flight in for the whole week. What a drag...........

In answer to your question, its going to have an old but still good super tigre 75 engine. I ended up trading the kit to a friend of mine who had a vintage pattern kit that I wanted.[skyknight 5, made in 1978] I'm kind of a nut for the old pattern designs. He has the spit ready for covering and paint. Anyway, thanks again for the offer of your plans, I really thought we would be sunk trying to find a set.........best regards, John
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I flew mine with a super tigre 75 also. Flew great at 12 1/2 lbs. I should rebuild mine but I've gone into 1/5 scale gas. Hang onto it for nostalgia I guess.
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Old 05-28-2002, 09:21 AM
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HEY!!! Watch how you talk about 1978 and Vintage. That was only yesterday. Well into the Proportional Age.

Know when I was a boy.

(Just had to get that in guys)

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Anyone still have the plans for the Sterling Spitfire? I acquired a fuselage quite a while ago and just got around to researching it. Turns out it was a Sterling...I thought for sure it was Royal. I have been looking for a set of full size plans to build the wing. I also have a set of mechanical retracts that I hope to fit in there. I would appreciate any help. Please let me know.

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I know this is old but if you still need a set I can get you a set of the plans for the Sterling Spitfire. Just shoot me an email.
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What I need is a set of main gear. Can anybody help me out out?

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been awhile since i saw the kit.what does it look like i may be able to bend a set.I seem to remmber they were not the standard torision type gear.I have the harris plans somewhere that may show the gear itself
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Old 02-06-2011, 08:25 AM
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found the harris plans and they show full size pattern for the gear as shown,I can bend this fairly easy with my bender.can copy the plans at kinkos if anybody wants to build this near scale outline spit from scratch.
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I have the kit. Would it be easier to use my gear as a template?

I would like to get a set of the plans that were in the magazine.
They are a bit different than the kit plans.

I have digitized the kit plans, if you need a copy I can e mail them to you.

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Originally Posted by ec121k View Post
HEY!!! Watch how you talk about 1978 and Vintage. That was only yesterday. Well into the Proportional Age.

Know when I was a boy.

(Just had to get that in guys)

Tony
Hey I was born in 1978 ! Lol
I recently acquired a Sterling Spitfire 64" wingspan .
The plane is covered and had a crappy coat of paint on it but I sanded it down smooth and repainted the base coat of silver .
This bird is STUNNING but I do not have a canopy for it and I cut the nose off to put a os 110 alpha four stroke in her .
Don't worry , I kept the nose just in case I ever want to make it original , but now I am searching for a cowling hopefully the one for the top flite spit will work , now I just have to find out if fiberglass specialties has one !
have not modified it for retracts as I think I will put a set of floats on her .
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