Berkeley Bootstraps 1/2 A and Atwood 049 Engine PAA Load Model - Never Used
Wood Model Kit
This built up model was found in an avid builder's estate. The aircraft was completely built up and covered, and a new Atwood .049 engine installed (see close up photo of engine). Wingspan is about 38 inches. The model was never flown however. I have listed it as a PAA Load Aircraft (Pan Am Payload Competition Design) because the Bootstraps was approved for PAA Load Competition, it is very lightweight (6.8 oz with the motor!) and has old PAA markings on it. Although the aircraft has never been flown, it has light storage wear. The tissue is remarkably intact, with the only flaws being the two spots on the wings (see photograph). The Atwood 049 shown no signs whatsoever of being run and has excellent compression; however, I cannot guarantee that it will work. This would be an ideal model to either preserve or restore to electric R/C flight. The kit will be shipped with the wing and tail off. Because it is fragile, NOTE: shipping insurance is required.
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