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SEMFF WWII COMBAT PLANES - PLF and VLF styles
PLF means Perpendicularly Laminated Fuselage. This type of construction is similar to the simple horizontal and vertical profile model, with the addition of the proven KFm2 airfoil and additional laminations in key areas that provide for a much more robust and yet lightweight structure.
VLF stands for Vertically Laminated Fuselage. This construction technique allows all the components including the battery to be contained within the model, hiding it from sight. They have more scale looks with the wing and horizontal tail being in the correct position, and once sanded out the finished model is difficult to tell in the air from a full fuselage. Only a lot simpler to build.
Both PLF and VLF use the same electrics and gear. There are a few of them that like a bit more nose weight and they benefit from a little larger motor. Those are noted by the asterisk.
General Model Specifications:
- Wing area = 150 sq. in.
- Wing span range = 27" - 32"
- Recommended motors = 24g 2730 1700 Kv, (36g 2208 1800 Kv)*
- Recommended propeller = 7 X 6
- Servos required = 2 HXT900 (9g) or equivalent
- Electronic Speed Control = 10-12A minimum
- Receiver = 3 channel minimum
- Battery = 850-950 mAh 2s or 750 mAh 3s Lipo
- Ready to Fly Weight = 7-9 oz depending on model, building, and finish.
Detailed plans, pictures, and instructions are available here.
There are some designs in the thread that are not offered.
Many of these models are featured in the gallery.
All kits come with CNC machine cut "Model Plane Foam" foam parts, laser cut plywood firewall and control horns, and precut carbon fiber reinforcements including 3mm carbon fiber tube wing spar.