Plan - 1480 Whitman Tailwind
The full-scale Wittman W-8 Tailwind is a popular two-seat, single-engine-powered, homebuilt light aircraft. It is a high-wing, braced cabin monoplane in a taildragger configuration. It is constructed with a steel tubing fuselage, wood wings, and is covered in fabric. The Wittman Tailwind offers exceptional cruising speeds and is economical to operate and maintain.The model is built as a 1/10-scale airplane, so it has a 26-in. wingspan and was designed for 10- to 14-cell NiCad power. It would be would be very easy to convert it to 3- to 5-cell power. The plan has been CAD drawn with much annotation on the sheet.