Whizzer (oz13854)


Whizzer (oz13854) by Carl Goldberg 1946 - plan thumbnail

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Comet Whizzer. Control line sport model. Wingspan 30 in, wing area 125 sq in.

Whizzer for class B or C spark engines. This kit used solid balsa construction, with pre-carved fuselage and all-sheet wing and tail surfaces.

Quote (from advert): "New! Comet Whizzer control model! Just released! Designed by Carl Goldberg. You'd expect a control model designed by Carl Goldberg to combine the utmost in appearance, simplicity and ruggedness - and that's just what you'll find in the Whizzer! Wherever it has been flown, it has been acclaimed for its outstanding performance. Test models have consistently placed high in speed events even when flying in competition with clipped wing models! Responds quickly and smoothly to the controls; easily flown by beginners, yet has the performance to satisfy the expert. And Louis Garami's unique 'flap control' puts the Whizzer in a class by itself! Your dealer has the Whizzer now - or will have it soon - order it now and be among the first to build this truly sensational model. Deluxe model kit No.T8-D $9.95."

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Whizzer (oz13854) by Carl Goldberg 1946 - model pic

  • (oz13854)
    by Carl Goldberg
    from Comet
    30in span
    IC C/L Kit
    clean :)
    formers incomplete :(
  • Submitted: 19/05/2022
    Filesize: 513KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: JJ

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Note unusual bellcrank position and no elevator was used, only flaps. On 15 Feb 1946 Carl Goldberg (employed in Comet at the time) applied for patent of this model. Probably they tried to sidestep Jim Walker patents in order to not pay royalties. Flap system invented by Louis Garami.
Pit - 29/05/2022
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