This is Col. Bob Thacker's Aeromacchi MB.339A. Col. Thacker started with
a kit originally designed for a pulse-jet and converted it for ducted-fan.
He chose the paint scheme from the Italian airshow team, the Freece Tricolori.
Col. Thacker sprayed the paint using Top Flite's LusterKote and after
seeing fellow JMRC member Dan Savage's A-4 Skyhawk, asked Dan to create
the markings for the MB.339. Dan used a combination of Stitka vinyl lettering
and custom decals which he created in Adobe's Illustrator.
Wingspan... 65 inches
Length........ 64 inches
Weight....... 15 lbs. (Est.)
Engine........ K&B 1.00 with a Dynamax 5" fan unit.
Flies........... Very smooth and scale. Slows to a crawl on landing.