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Post  latole Sun Sep 26, 2021 8:29 am

See on sale.

Anyone know ? Wingspan is 27 inches. It's 21 inches long.

No more information on the add.

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Post  Marleysky Sun Sep 26, 2021 8:56 am

The plane is a Mitchell B-25. Not sure of the kit or plane manufacturer. Looks to have Cox engines and props.
https://www.google.com/search?q=Aurora%20B-25%20model%20control%20line&tbm=isch&hl=en&tbs=rimg:CbrogFoWnl8NYSWvt9Wm9ncmsgIGCgIIABAA&rlz=1CAEAQE_enUS961&sa=X&ved=0CB0QuIIBahcKEwiIy-vA4pzzAhUAAAAAHQAAAAAQBw&biw=1366&bih=649#imgrc=ZL4stV7NLss5DM
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Post  sosam117 Sun Sep 26, 2021 10:40 am

It looks like the plane I had years ago. The Mitchell B-25 that Cox and Testors made together back in the 1970's.
Mine lasted about 2 crashes. The thing shattered into pieces. You glued it back together with Testors' model "plastic" cement.

The same glue you used to assemble their plastic cars, trucks, planes, etc.
Whom ever bought this never flew it!

The elevator control was iffy.
Using a little up or down and the plane was either going to crash into the asphalt or go skyward and come down on your head.
When you had plane on the up side of the wind the lines would go slack on you until you were on the down side of the wind.
No offset (engines or rudder) to keep the lines tight.
Not even having the line back on the tip of the wing to have the plane point outward?

I took the engines and repurposed them to better U-control planes.


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Post  Levent Suberk Sun Sep 26, 2021 2:02 pm

It is Aurora made B 25.

https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/aurora-b25-plastic-control-line-1874547137

Another one:
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/aurora-b25-mitchell-bomber-twin-049-509448629

Tornado .049 engine:
https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/b-tornado-049-model-airplane-engine-1811051586
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Post  Marleysky Sun Sep 26, 2021 4:07 pm

My 2nd guess would be a Converted Balsa kit of the Paul Guillows B-25. the look of the engine nacelles and ALL that clear plastic in the nose.. Look at the wing ribs and stringers.   Wing span is so very close too.

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Post  sosam117 Sun Sep 26, 2021 6:09 pm

Marleysky wrote:My 2nd guess would be a Converted Balsa kit of the Paul Guillows B-25. the look of the engine nacelles and ALL that clear plastic in the nose.. Look at the wing ribs and stringers.   Wing span is so very close too.

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It looks to be made of plastic and not a balsa stick to be visible on it?
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Post  latole Mon Sep 27, 2021 4:33 am

Thank you to all my forum friends.
You have given me very good information.I will analyze all this.
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Post  Marleysky Mon Sep 27, 2021 10:30 am

latole wrote:Thank you to all my forum friends.
You have given me very good information.I will analyze all this.

Still not a bad deal for $50.  ya get Two (2) PeeWee's or maybe 049's, with props.. Small Cox Logo Small Cox Logo
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Post  latole Wed Oct 06, 2021 4:59 am

One of my fried wrote to the seller to ask. Seller said it is a balsa plane.

"Hi yes this is made of balsa wood and covered in rice paper then paint. The motors would take fuel and the plane connects to a line the operator could make it fly up or down to land. Control line airplanes."

Available close to Windsor in Ontario, Canada

https://www.kijiji.ca/v-hobbies-craft/windsor-area-on/control-line-airplane-3/1586804983
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