Comper Swift (oz16)

 

Comper Swift (oz16) by Phil Smith - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Comper Swift. Rubber scale model.

Quote: "Veron Tru-flite Comper Swift, which has a handy 18in span, is relatively simple to build, and in the right hands can fly consistently for around a minute. The construction is also robust enough for a novice to handle. The design dates from 1950, and was the work of the late Phil Smith, who designed most of the rest of the Veron range of kits, and was also a successful contest flyer."

Update 23/06/2015: Replaced this plan with a clearer copy (single page, not tiled) thanks to AugustaWest.

Update 18/08/2016: Added printwood pages into primary download file.

See the excellent and detailed build log by Mike Stuart complete with lots of great pics at: http://www.ffscale.co.uk/comper.htm which shows the full build process starting with tools needed, cutting balsa, right through to covering, finishing and flight trimming.

Photos [main pic, 003] are grabbed from Mike's build log (see link above).

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Previous version (tiled).

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Comper Swift (oz16) by Phil Smith - model pic

Datafile:
  • (oz16)
    Comper Swift
    by Phil Smith
    from Veron
    18in span
    Scale Rubber F/F Racer Civil Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Found online 25/03/2011 at:
    http://www.ffscale.co.uk/comper.htm
    Filesize: 168KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: MikeStuart, AugustaWest
    Downloads: 3726

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Comper Swift (oz16) by Phil Smith - pic 003.jpg
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Comper Swift (oz16) by Phil Smith - pic 004.jpg
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Comper Swift (oz16) by Phil Smith - pic 005.jpg
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User comments

This is a great flying model!
Brooke Linford - 10/08/2022
Hello again, Attached is a photo of my Comper Swift from plan oz13 [pic 005]. Thanks,
Brooke Linford - 10/10/2022
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Scaling

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