Full size printed plan WESTLAND LYSANDER Scale 1:32 Wingspan 19” Power Rubber
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Full size printed plan and Building notes
Full size printed plan on a sheet 21” x 24” 20 lb bond
Four page article of building notes and photos
It is not a model for the absolute novice as a considerable degree of delicacy and careful building is necessary to achieve a lightweight, accurate replica, but it certainly makes up into an attractive little machine in more experienced hands.
The Westland Lysander was a British army co-operation and liaison aircraft produced by Westland Aircraft used immediately before and during the Second World War. After becoming obsolete in the army co-operation role, the aircraft's exceptional short-field performance enabled clandestine missions using small, unprepared airstrips behind enemy lines to place or recover agents, particularly in occupied France with the help of the French Resistance. British army air co-operation aircraft were named after mythical or historical military leaders; in this case the Spartan general Lysander was chosen.