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Henry Struck's 1937 Benny Boxcar

300 square inch, 47 inch span for 1/2A

The Benny Boxcar was an early Struck design and was not presented in plan form until much later.  It is a great flyer and builds light.  

Wing Area 300.7 sq in
2.09 sq ft
min wt at 8 oz  16.7 oz.

Tail Area 87.2
Aspect Ratio 7.27
t/c 9.5

Flying weight of prototype with 1 3/4 ounces of ballast for balance is 15.4 ounces.

The plans are detailed with building notes and show every part.  Plans are $15 plus postage.  Laser cut partial kits
are available for $55 plus postage.  Strip wood and sheet balsa will need to be added.  Postage is only charged
once for orders for both plans and parts.

  To allow me to quote the actual cost of postage please contact
me at with your address and I will calculate the postage.  

Part of the plans for the Boxcar  

Boxcar 47 Building Photos and Notes

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