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Hostetler Cessna L-19 Bird Dog (27%) Plan

Hostetler Cessna L-19 Bird Dog (27%) Plan


The Wendell Hostetler giant scale Cessna L-19 Bird Dog plan is 27% scale and consists of 2 large sheets that clearly illustrate all structure as well as show installation of servos and landing gear. The basic structure use conventional modelling tools and materials such as balsa and plywood. The building techniquies required are straight forward and easily accomplished by anyone with previous model building experience.


The laser cut short kit is also available through HOLK RC please contact us for more infomation or look under the short kit category.


The full size  Cessna L-19 Bird Dog was an observation aircraft. It was the first all metal fixed wing aircraft ordered for and by the United states Army. The Bird Dog had a lengthy career in the US Military as well as many other countries. It was produced from 1950 till 1959 and 3,431 aircraft were made.

  • Shipping Info

    Shipping costs for Australian residents will be charged at checkout. If you are a customer from outside Australia please contact us for a postage cost and we will happy supply you with the international postage cost. 

  • Tech Specs

    Scale: 27%

    Wingspan: 116.64 inches , 2,962.66mm

    Length: 81 inches , 2,057.40mm

    Wing area: 1800sq/in

    Weight: 8 - 10kgs

    Power 38 to 62cc

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