Replublic F84F Thunderstreak
New 1/6 and 1/4.5 model prototype from
Fuselage body designed by Frank Lammers, plug mould made by Marijn Penninx.
First flying prototype is being constructed and built by me as well as design and construction of first set of Scale landing gear is from my part.
Page still under construction.
F84F Scale 1/6
Estimated weight: 10kg
Engine; EDF / Turbine 8-12kg
F84F Scale 1/4,5
Estimated weight: 18kg
Engine: Turbine 14-20kg
Length: 11,60 m
Engine; Wright J-65 3400kg
In use by the Dutch Airforce from 1955 till 1970.
See also modelbouwforum for a more detailed information on building process of the 1/6 version.
As a former aircraft maintenance engineer I learned some of my tricks on the Full-size Streak at the
Aviation College "Anthony Fokker" back in 1993 pictured below:
Original fuselage designed by Frank Lammer, mould built up by Marijn Penninx;
Work in progress;
Some pictures during designing and building process, click to enlarge;
Main landinggear retraction prototype test;
Empenage rudder and flying tail test;
Nosegear and doors test;
Complete landing gear swung test;