Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 Hydrofoil
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Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 Hydrofoil

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Hydrofoil Plan

In 1918, Alexander Graham Bell and his team built the sixty-foot long HD-4. It ran two 350-horsepower Liberty engines and began to rise off the water at 15 mph and rose off completely at 30 mph. Its top speed of 70.86 mph was a world record that held for more than a decade.

Scale model: 1/2" = 1 foot. Finished length 30". For display only. You are buying the full-size rolled plan only.

Model Length: 30"
Class: Display Model
Building Skill: building experience required
Item MB02, Price: $19.95
Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 Hydrofoil Alexander Graham Bell's HD-4 Hydrofoil

Building Set

Building Set

Excludes the book on rubber power and the Uhu stick. Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, and Minus Magnets 20 pack. Save 20% off individually priced items. More details on our tools page.

Price: $64.95
Advanced Tool Set

Advanced Tool Set

Includes 15 piece drill set (1.05mm - 2mm), steel ruler 6" x 1" with drill gauge, curved tip tweezers, K5 Heavy Duty Knife with beveled blade, Pull Saw Blade, Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades 5 pack, Jewelers Needle Point Awl, 1/16" Ball Tip Burnisher, Sanding Stick with 120, 240, 320, 400, and 600 grit belts. Save 15% off individually priced items. More details on our tools page.

Price: $43.08

 

06/22/17 01:30 AM (EDT)