you help Tim Costello? He's asked us to help him identify this model
from around 1944. If
you can help, email him at the address at the bottom of his letter.
I wonder if you can identify the vintage airplane in the photo
below? It was published in the old Aeromodeller magazine by Alex
Imrie and I think it is the lovliest model I have seen.
The plans appeared in the 'Model Aeronautical Digest 1944'
Note the nice elliptical wing shape with straight dihedral, not
the usual polyhedral. It is 6 ft. span and has a Brown Junior
See the way the vertical fin curls in at the lower back and the
horizontal stabiliser has also got a curled-in part in the middle.
These are the things to look for.
It nearly looks like the 'Valkyrie' but the fuselage seems to
have an oval shape and the pylon is quite low. Also, the wing
ribs are closely spaced and not the complex geodetic pattern of
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