Full Size Printed Plan CONTROL LINE SCALE 1”=1’ WINGSPAN 23" Al Williams GULFHAWK Grumman G-22
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Al Williams GULFHAWK Grumman G-22
AL WILLIAMS AND THE GULFHAWK MADE FLYING HISTORY AND HAVE PROVIDED MODELLERS WITH ONE OF THE FINEST MODEL SUBJECTS CONTROL LINE
Full Size Printed Plan on a sheet 24" x24" 20lb bond
Four page article with building notes and photos
ENGINE .09 to .15
By Paul Del Gatto
As a model, it measures up as an excellent control-line flier, and one that any avid scale modeller would be proud of, and envied by others.
There were a number of structural design problems that we encountered in evolving the design, but after some deliberation they were resolved satisfactorily and the model was put together quite easily, with all the scale realism "of the original "Gulfhawk."
Less experienced modellers need not be afraid to tackle such a project because of the apparent ease with which it can be flown, even with an .09 engine. Then too, it's extremely rugged and will withstand many rough jolts without damage.
CONSTRUCTION: To speed assembly all the formers, ribs, tail surfaces and miscellaneous parts have been laid out full size.
Perhaps no other plane and pilot combination has enjoyed a more enviable reputation than Al Williams and his famous "Gulfhawk." Flying throughout the country and abroad he thrilled millions with his aerobatic displays, and in his own way contributed much to the development of high performance aircraft as we know them today.
Brilliantly coloured in a bright orange with blue and white trim, the "Gulfhawk" was a sight to behold, even on the ground. The colour scheme of our model is exactly identical to the one that Al Williams himself flew.