Phantom Flash ROG (oz10096)

 

Phantom Flash ROG (oz10096) by Joe Konefes from Comet 1938 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Comet Phantom Flash R.O.G. Simple stick rubber model. Plan includes printwood.

Quote: "Steve and Mary, I have tried several times, unsuccessfully, to print this for your collection. I have finally succeeded. Hopefully this reaches you intact and won't need too much cleanup. It looks to me like a copy of the original Comet plan, so I don't think there will be any ethical problems with any of the after-market clones.
I read a few years back that the flat image on the plan is 16-1/4 inch. I enlarged the image to that size to build myself and noticed that the port semi span is 8 inches and the starboard is 8-1/4. Presumedly that was intentional.
There are a number of eighty-somethings here in the US for whom this was the first model that really flew well. Thanks, GrandpaHLG"

Note this is a low resolution plan.

Update 23/08/2019: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy, thanks to higgphanx1 who posted this excellent 600 dpi scan up on HPA.

Note it turns out the wings shown on this plan are symmetrical.

Supplementary file notes

Previous scan version (includes second sheet, showing formers).

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Phantom Flash ROG (oz10096) by Joe Konefes from Comet 1938 - model pic

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User comments

I confess I don't know whether one wing was designed to be longer than the other. Seems theoretically possible though. So I asked on RCGroups, and the answer seems to be no. This looks to be simply a printing/scanning error. The plan scan is low resolution, too. Does anyone out there have a higher res scan that we can work on? Then we can fix it up with equal sized wings :)
SteveWMD - 24/05/2018
Thanks to Pit for finding the new scan posted on HPA. It seems this now clears up the question of whether the wings were intended to be the same size, once and for all.
SteveWMD - 23/08/2019
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