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armstrong whitworth siskin flying scale model aircraft Armstrong-Whitworth Siskin IIIa
by Ken Hart

1/5 scale
Engine: Webra .91
Wingspan; 80in.
Weight: 11lb.
Ken's own design

This model represents a Siskin of 43 Squadron, Royal Air Force.

Structure: Fuselage is a balsa and spruce frame with balsa formers supporting a fabric covered stringered outer skin. Wings are spruce spars and balsa ribs. The finish is doped nylon on the open areas with litho plate covering the aluminium panels.

Flying characteristics: Slow and stable, capable of basic aerobatics.

Current status: Dismantled after many years of use.

armstrong whitworth siskin flying scale model aircraft

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