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Bristol 156 X Beaufighter

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Short Kit Includes:

Plan Sets; color & b/w, Construction Set, Assembly Process, Builder’s Material List and Laser cut wood parts


Intended Options:

Laser cut special hardware

Set of retractable main & tail landing gear w/ steering

Composite Set of cowls & nacelles


Construction Notes

The construction is done by jigs for about 80-90% of the major components. There is no need to build over plans or pin things to work boards or benches, good flat building surface is all you need. Any construction that requires special consideration is covered in the “Assembly Process” and details are shown in the “Plan Set” drawings.


General Information

Aircraft Designation:                           Bristol 156 Beaufighter X

Project Scale                                      1:4

Wing Span                                          173.500"

Fuselage length                                  124.25"           

Flaps                                                              -60°

Elevators                                             +25/-15°

Ailerons                                               +25/-15°

Rudder                                                ±25°



Fuselage in one piece w/ stabilizers attached

Wing separates outboard of nacelles

Keel & Backbone ~ 1/4" Birch & Liteply

Formers ~ 1/8" & 1/4" Birch & Liteply

Stringers ~ 1/4" sq balsa

Sheeting ~ 1/8" balsa w/ glass & epoxy resin



Wing separate outboard of nacelles

Ribs ~ 1/8" & 1/4" Balsa, Birch & Liteply

LE ~ 1/4" & 1/8" Birch ply

TE ~ 1/16" Birch ply

Spars ~ "I" beam 1/8" & 1/4" Birch &Liteply w/ CF tubes

Joiner Method ~ 3/4" CF tubes w/ phenolic sleeves

Sheeting ~ 1/8" balsa w/ glass & epoxy resin


Stabilizers, Rudder & Elevator

Fixed to the fuselage

Ribs ~ 1/8" & 1/4" Birch Ply, Liteply & Balsa

LE ~ 1/8" Birch ply

TE ~ 1/16" Birch ply

H Stabilizer Spars ~ 1/16" & 1/8" Birch w/ 3/6" OD CF Rod

V Stabilizer Spars ~ 1/16" Birch ply & CF tubing & shapes

Sheeting ~ 1/16" balsa w/ glass & epoxy resin

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