Jerry Bates Designed 1/5th scale F8F Bearcat.
Specs 86" wingspan, 67" length
24-32lbs, 62cc or better
Single piece epoxy fiberglass fuselage with F8F-2 vertical fin. Panel lines and raised panels. Engine cooling ducts built into the fuselage includes cowl flap covers, fiberglass cowl, belly pan with carbon fiber reinforced wheel/strut covers andwing inlets. Clear canopy and fiberglass frame
---- Available from suppliers ----
Lasercut semi wood kit (no stock wood or sheeting) from Bob Holman, includes wing, tail and formers for a fiberglass build
Scale articulating gear available from Sierra Giant Scale, plans also show sport style retracts.
---- Engines that will completely fit inside the cowl (spark plug included) ----
Zenoah GT80 Twin
BME 100-116 Twin
Moki 150 Radial
Saito 84cc Radial
Formers for glass fuselage build.
Firewall (not shown), front wing hold, tank mount, front cockpit wall, servo tray, cockpit floor, rear cockpit wall, rear wing hold, center tail former, tail retract former and rudder post.
Brian Young's finished Bearcat, Sierra supper scale landing gear, BME 111cc twin motor