German Arado (oz2194)
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German Arado. Scale free flight rubber model of the WWII advanced trainer the Arado Ar 96. Comet kit no A39.
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User commentsFrom Comet Model Airplanes 1943 catalog Kit A39, the German Arado (oz2194) has a 16” wingspan and originally retailed for the price of one dime. This model [main pic, 003, 004] features a “plug-in” landing gear and color scheme as presented by Kenneth Munson in his aircraft guidebooks. Civil registration is from the small initial pre-war production batch.
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Neal Green - 28/03/2021
Another beautiful build of one of my favorite aircraft, but I notice the Comet plan doesn't feature the wing notch in the trailing edge near the fuselage.
Jan Novick - 28/03/2021
Thanks Jan…the Arado certainly is a bright canary, isn’t she. I have to confess that when I constructed her (way back) I was thinking in terms of how it would lend itself to a simplified RC build…say doubled to 32” ws. In that vein I substituted sheet sides (with lightening holes)…which as it proved, was hardly worth the effort for a rubber-powered model of that size. The Arado is much like the DH Chipmunk…simple basic lines…the larger it is, the better it will perform. The empennage is perfect…rudder and elevator are easy to construct and setup…won’t “interfere” with each other. Note the wing is constructed as a single unit and has a saddle as opposed to the kit-designed butt-joint attachment. Truth is…today, rubber-powered, I’d build it exactly as Comet designed it. Still…would really lend itself well to a standoff-scale RC model…larger of course.
Neal - 29/03/2021
That is beautiful.. Very well done indeed..
Thank for sharing..
Al and 'da hounds
Al Robinson - 29/03/2021
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