The Globe Swift, a low-wing 2-seat touring aircraft with retractable landing gear was originally designed in 1940 but due to the war actual prototype construction and subsequent production was delayed until after the war. Initially, an 85hp power plant was provided, but this was changed in later production versions into a 125 hp engine. Total production exceeded 1200 units.
Paper Model Details: 30 parts on two pages, with diagram instructions. Integral tabs, layered prop, boxed wheels. Degree of Difficulty: 2/5
The Globe Swift is a high performance light aircraft and the livery of a P-51 Mustang looks beautiful on NC3847K.
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