Farman Stratoplane (oz1626)


Farman Stratoplane (oz1626) from Comet - plan thumbnail

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Farman Stratoplane. Rubber dime scale model.


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Farman Stratoplane (oz1626) from Comet - model pic


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Comet Kit A4 1936 Farman Stratoplane (oz1626), also known as the Farman F.1000, was one of a kind... the actual aircraft being an attempt at a world altitude record during the early 30's. Seems the F.1000 was a test bed, reaching a mere 16,000'... then modified into a parasol version, the F.1001... which proved fatal for the pilot... although it did attain an altitude of 32,000'. Crash was due to a window bursting... rapid decompression... oops.
Model is of classic dime-scale genre, 16” wingspan with plenty of area to render its design into a very nice flyer [main pic, 003-007].
Thanks OuterZone!
Neal Green - 09/11/2020
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