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1/4-scale Fairchild PT-23 – Tim Dickey Recreates a one-of-a-kind Primary Trainer

1/4-scale Fairchild PT-23
It’s no surprise that Tim Dickey’s beautiful 1/4-scale Fairchild PT-23 has placed in the top spots at the AMA Scale Nationals, the NASA Championships, the Scale Masters, and Top Gun. It’s a beautifully executed aircraft, with precision scale details from its scale propeller to the pinked edging on its rudder. And when Tim starts up its radial four-stroke engine, everyone stops what they’re doing to see it fly. I caught up with Tim to learn...


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1/4-scale Fairchild PT-23 – Tim Dickey Recreates a one-of-a-kind Primary Trainer

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