Spad (oz12909)

 

Spad (oz12909) from Comet 1963 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Spad. Rubber scale model WWI fighter biplane.

Direct submission to Outerzone.

Quote: "This is the Comet SPAD Kit 3105 from 1963 [main pic, 004-006]. 12" wingspan. I've seen lots of comments concerning this kit over the years, but no plan availability. So to satisfy that need I sorted through my personal archive, scanned it, etc. I constructed this kit years ago simply because I owned it and it had gathered dust long enough. What else can be worse than a kit that is unfulfilled? For the sake of presentation, I've fabricated some nicer scale-like wheels. Also altered the fuselage nose to more accurately represent its namesake. Thank you, Steve and Mary. Guynemer has finally come home. Neal Green"

29/03/2021: Added alternate plan scan, thanks to Pit. 1935, Ray Chevedden plan.

Supplementary file notes

Alternate scan.

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Spad (oz12909) from Comet 1963 - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz12909)
    Spad
    from Comet (ref:3105)
    1963 
    12in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Biplane Military Fighter Kit
    formers unchecked
  • Submitted: 18/03/2021
    Filesize: 461KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: NealGreen

ScaleType:
  • SPAD_S.XIII | help
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User comments

"The stork has arrived!" in a bale of chickenwire :-)
Miguel - 29/03/2021
It looks a remake of 1935 Comet plan from Ray Chevedden designer, note the German language construction notes. Sent alternate distorted 1935 plan.
Pit - 29/03/2021
Thanks Pit. It seems to me the 1935 plan is different enough in construction to warrant splitting this into 2 listings. Does anyone out here have a nice clean scan of the 1935 plan? If so will split this, and start a new page.
SteveWMD - 29/03/2021
Yet another wonderful construction that epitomizes the sheer beauty of the aircraft which you model.
Jan Novick - 29/03/2021
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