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Old Oct 18, 2004, 06:39 AM
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F-111 please help me


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would any one know any one that knew any one who had f-111 plans that i could get my hands on because im an f-111 finatic and well i want a model of this nice sleek big bird
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Old Dec 04, 2004, 10:36 AM
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hi
i dont know about any plans for the f-111 but you can take a big papermodel(1:33)and make it from wood.the paper model is from fly model an puplisher in poland.
Old Dec 04, 2004, 10:51 AM
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I have never heard of ANY plan being published for that aircraft, but Christian Diffusion out of Switzerland is making a huge and expensive all composite kit for it soon.
There was a guy out of australia who made up some models out of wood, but I don't think the plan was published.
Old Dec 04, 2004, 11:30 AM
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F-111


Another favorite jet thats on my must have one day list-
There are a few F-111 options Iam aware of. The Jet-Tech kit by Franz Walti (who designed the big BVM Rafale) go here and click on jet models- http://www.jettech.ch/e-eingang.html
And the Aussie F-111 project for turbines that a kit is currently being developed from....

Plus a set of F-111 plans available from Aussie R/C model magazine 'Airborne' their website is currently down temporarily though so I cannot give you the link at present. I will see what I can find out and post a link here soon for you.

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Old Dec 04, 2004, 11:54 AM
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Really? Aussie plans? I take it the plans are the one that was featured in RCJI? He made one out of balsa, and he made one out of glass, the molds still exist somewhere...but I never heard of plans...I want a set.
Old Dec 04, 2004, 12:13 PM
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Angel-Fire, I just noticed your an Aussie also....Just pick up an issue of Airborne and check out their plans or ring directly.

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Really? Aussie plans? I take it the plans are the one that was featured in RCJI? He made one out of balsa, and he made one out of glass, the molds still exist somewhere...but I never heard of plans...I want a set.
ET- I dont think its the same one, I recall the RCJI issue you mentioned from a few years ago correct? it had the F-111 on the cover? the Airborne plans are of a much smaller version from memory, Its been a while since I saw this and dont recall specs, I cannot get onto their website at the moment?? seems like a server problem their end. I will check later and see if I can get a link to the F-111 plans for you.
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Old Dec 04, 2004, 12:17 PM
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Yes, it was the one on the cover. Really super job that guy did...he has passed away since. Scratched out scale landing gear, the whole shebang. AFAIK he did NOT publish plans...
He did one with twin DF with his own 6" tractor fans(if I remember correctly) and one with turbine.
First I am hearing of this one. How big is it, do you remember?
Old Dec 04, 2004, 12:42 PM
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Yes, it was the one on the cover. Really super job that guy did...he has passed away since. Scratched out scale landing gear, the whole shebang. AFAIK he did NOT publish plans...
He did one with twin DF with his own 6" tractor fans(if I remember correctly) and one with turbine.
First I am hearing of this one. How big is it, do you remember?
Not sure about size?, I do not recall, thats why I was trying to get onto their website... still no luck, maybe either .60 prop or 90 D/F from memory...

A cool website on F-111 models that shows the one from RCJI and more- http://www.f-111.net/models/f-111-large-models.htm

check this out below- from the 'only in America' files, I gotta git me one of deez
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Old Dec 06, 2004, 02:35 PM
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Plans


Heres the link to the Airborne Magazine and the F-111 plans....
http://www.airbornemagazine.com.au/index.html click on articles page and scroll down for the F111 plans. The 'Airborne' F111 plans are actually for a .46 prop version, I guess you could possibly convert this also to EDF etc. Theres quite a few interesting jet plans from Airborne, mostly semi-scle prop and PSS jets but many could be D/F converted I reckon.... Theres plans also for a sweet looking little DH Vampire an Me-163, Tornado, Strikemaster and F-18.
I have a set of 'Airborne' plans for their 1/5 scale CA-15 so I can vouch for the quality and high detail shown on their plans, and good customer service even O/S shipping is no problem.
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Old Dec 07, 2004, 09:32 AM
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Great link...one mag I don't get...I'm going to subscribe.
But the 111 propjet is not really much of a 111...the wings don't even swing! As far as converting glow prop jets to DF...probably better off starting with just a clean sheet of paper.
Old May 19, 2005, 08:41 AM
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I guy in the Amberley club has a mold for F111, he has a model with nitro Dfans in it but it has not flown as for as I know... the model looks FANTASTIC, I have seen it sitting next to a real one and it looked great..
Old May 20, 2005, 12:04 PM
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hello

would any one know any one that knew any one who had f-111 plans that i could get my hands on because im an f-111 finatic and well i want a model of this nice sleek big bird

well If you want to build your own???

http://www.aviacherteg.narod.ru/avia/Drawings/PWW/PWW_USA/F-111E/F111E_NA.htm

http://www.aviacherteg.narod.ru/avia/Drawings/PWW/PWW_USA/F-111E/F111E_NA.zip

http://stilz.euweb.cz/oldweb/images/Planes/F111E_Raven_a.jpg

http://stilz.euweb.cz/oldweb/images/Planes/F111E_Raven_b.jpg

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/f111.html

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/f111ds.html

http://www.airwar.ru/other/draw/f111e.html

Hope this can help you out. So far it has helped me with my 1/6 scale f-15C.
If you have a cad program you can do alot of stuff with the links I just posted.
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Old Oct 19, 2005, 06:55 AM
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Hi.
I was intrested how you got on re F111 plans.
I have downloaded all the info from the links posted and have contacted a couple of other places re technical drawings of the F111.
I am looking to build an F111 using twin jets so all the info I can get will be a great help, but it looks like I will have a lot of work to do with autocad.
Peter. PRAMS.
Old Nov 22, 2005, 05:14 AM
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I guy in the Amberley club has a mold for F111, he has a model with nitro Dfans in it but it has not flown as for as I know... the model looks FANTASTIC, I have seen it sitting next to a real one and it looked great..
Molloy

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Old Nov 22, 2005, 11:45 AM
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go to http://www.jettech.ch/d-eingang.html

and under "jetmodelle" check for the 111


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