Blackburn Shark (oz10058)


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Blackburn Shark. Rubber scale model Brirtish carrier torpedo bomber. Wingspan 34-1/2in. Planfile includes full printwood scans and decal sheet.

Quote: "Blackburn Sharks are death-dealing machines. Flying low over the water they release a torpedo aimed to blow up a battleship. Kit builds an exact scale model having everything - shock-absorbing landing gear and tailwheel, gun troughs, torpedo, swivelling observer's gun, aerial, etc. Wings aligned by exclusive Comet jig. Kit contains all necessary materials to build plan as pictured. An exceptional value $1.00""

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Note model pic [005] and advert are from 1941 Comet catalogue see

Update 17/05/2018: Replaced this plan with cleaned up version, thanks to rchopper56.

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Blackburn Shark (oz10058) 1938 - model pic

  • (oz10058)
    Blackburn Shark
    from Comet (ref:P1)
    35in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Bomber Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 09/05/2018
    Filesize: 597KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: KennyHorne, rchopper56
    Downloads: 1542

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User comments

Gene, that's an outstanding cleanup job. Many thanks.
SteveWMD - 17/05/2018
Hi Mary & Steve, I was going through some of my “partially built projects” and came across a Comet Models “Blackburn Shark”, that I had built the wings and empennage for that I started 45 years ago. I had also scaled the plans up to 48”WS for a free flight model I had built over 40 years ago. Now, I have to finish this kit. In doing so, I saw that Mike Stuart had a magnificent model of the Shark that he built, on his website, see:
He has a great description of the build, outstanding pictures and the most incredible video of an indoor trimming flight that I have ever seen at:
Please put this info on your website for the Comet Blackburn Shark, oz10058. Mike is one of the best model builders that I have ever come across. His website is a treasure, AND SO IS YOURS. Have a great weekend. Best to you both,
rocketpilot - 03/11/2023
Nice. Have grabbed a photo that shows a closeup of Mike's finished model to use as the main pic on this page, now. Many thanks.
SteveWMD - 03/11/2023
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