Comet (oz3671)


Comet (oz3671) by HE Hervey 1935 - plan thumbnail

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Comet. Free flight rubber sports model from Ham Hervey, Central Model Aircraft, Melbourne. Quote from article intro: - "The Central Comet is a small fuselage tractor which, in spite of its small size and very simple construction, has excellent flying qualities..."

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Detailed instructions. One page of text, from 'Aircraft' February 1, 1935, page 31.


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Comet (oz3671) by HE Hervey 1935 - model pic

  • (oz3671)
    by HE Hervey
    from Central
    16in span
    Rubber F/F Kit
    clean :)
    all formers complete :)
  • Submitted: 16/11/2012
    Filesize: 192KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: BobFripp
    Downloads: 2020

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This appears to be a scaled-down copy of the Comet III by A.E. Brooks of the U.K. This was a 52" model for the 2.5cc Spitfire motor. The Australian rubber version has the wing placed a bit aft of the power model location, and the landing gear is different, but the distinctive tail feathers, fuselage profile and tip outline give it away. Thank you so much for putting this priceless resource together for those of us who love the smell of balsa dust and cellulose dope.
JohnHancock - 19/01/2013
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