Vultee Vengeance

 

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Vultee Vengeance  
from Comet (ref:3405)
20in span
Tags: Scale Rubber F/F LowWing Military
all formers complete :)


This plan was found online 17/04/2011 at: http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1265873&page=37
Outerzone planID: oz385 | Filesize: 347KB | Format: • PDFbitmap | Credit*: Planeman, OleBill

   

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Vultee Vengeance - Rubber scale model WWII dive bomber. Comet Kit no 3405.

Update 09/01/2018: Added corrected fuselage formers thanks to OleBill.

Quote: "Greetings. I built my first Comet Vengeance around 60 years ago. Those angular wings always intrigued me. I have a large electronic file of Vengeance photos, drawings, and plans, and while amassing this collection, I was amazed at how many kit designers and technical illustrators who got the lower portion of the fuselage wrong… including Warpaint! The past few winter days I've spent many happy hours re-drawing the Comet fuselage formers. They may not be 100% accurate, but are much better than before. I've not had the time as yet to BUILD with these new formers. I've enclosed a photo [more pics 005] made in the Nashville Plant of a Vengeance under construction which clearly shows the more 'flattened' bottom. Thanks, Ole Bill"

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Corrected fuselage formers.

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Here are two old photos of my Comet Vultee Vengeance which I converted to RTP (Round The Pole) [more pics 003, 004]. I painted it in the markings of U4-P which was one of the Vengeances my Dad flew when he was in 667 Squadron at RAF Gosport the end of 1944. My Dad told me that when they heard that the squadron was getting Vengeances, they were all somewhat concerned about flying this very large single engined American aircraft originally designed as a dive bomber. The squadron members went out to see the first six fly in and were more than impressed when out of each aircraft stepped a petite lady pilot of the ATA (Air Transport Auxiliary)!
ChrisPinn - 23/11/2016
Added box photo, thanks to EdShearer [more pics 006].
Mary - 23/06/2018
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