Dipper 3 (oz102)


Dipper 3 (oz102) by Vito M Garofalo from Comet 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Comet FF rubber parasol model. Comet kit no 28(?).


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Dipper 3 (oz102) by Vito M Garofalo from Comet 1946 - model pic


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Sadly, no ribs or formers.
anon - 23/07/2018
Formers are complete to me. Look at the sketches, they are triangulars. Very easy to reproduce with side and elevation view!
Pit - 25/07/2018
Airfoil is missing too. I guess you would be fairly well off with a Clark Y or similar. Also, you would need to guess the distance of the cabane struts where they are attached to the wings. I would reinforce this area a bit. The nose block and the attachment of the landing gear to the fuselage leave a bit to your imagination, last not least the airscrew. I consider this plan as a basis for your own interpretation of this charming little antique and not as one which takes you by the hand and leads you through the building process with no questions left to be answered.
clouddozer - 27/07/2018
In any case there are four Comet Dipper plans of various wingspan on OZ. Could be useful for airfoil (surely Clark Y) and construction inspirational.
Pit - 27/07/2018
The Comet plan for the Senior Dart (oz474) has a similar wing planform and shows the rib sections used. Given that the kits were from the same manufacturer I would think it likely that he same airfoil was used for both, so if I was building the Dipper 3 I would just scale the Senior Dart ribs to suit. I may even find time to test that theory when I retire!
Skippy - 29/07/2018
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