Douglas A-26 Invader (oz557)


Douglas A-26 Invader (oz557) by Andre G Aliaier from Comet 1946 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Douglas A-26 Invader by Comet. Scale twin WWII bomber. Kit no 3501. Scan includes all printwood sheets.

Supplementary file notes

Alternate scan of essentially the same plan (no printwood), dated 1946. This scan has some further wording in place that has not been removed, inc author and date.


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Douglas A-26 Invader (oz557) by Andre G Aliaier from Comet 1946 - model pic


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User comments

Hello, I D/Led your plans for the Comet A-26 Invader 30in span and I noticed something. The copyright and drawing persons name was not on it. I checked some of my kits from the 1950's and found that data missing. I pulled one from 1946 (cost $1 back then) and found the information. This was the very first kit I built as a kid long long ago and I wish I could find out more information on Andre G Aliaier.
BrendaRLombas - 12/09/2014
Excellent, thanks. Have added the designer and year to this listing now.
SteveWMD - 12/09/2014
For me could be Andre G. Alizier, 1897-1957 and could be the same french painter emigrated in USA, buried in Michigan. In the plan is signed as drawer not designer, probably he simply draws plans and box pictures as for other artists do. Regards
Pit - 13/09/2014
With correct name provided by Pit I was able to look up Patent Office records from 1946 and found this "Alizier, André G., Chicago, 111., assignor to Comet Model". So Pit is correct in the spelling of his name. Thanks again!
BrendaRLombas - 15/09/2014
Hi Outerzone! Attached is a picture of my Douglas A-26 Invader that I've been building for the past couple of years [more pics 003]. It's not quite done, but I like seeing other modelers' photos of work in progress. I downloaded the plans for this from Outerzone and resized them to be 1/24th scale, which comes to a 35" wingspan. The original Comet plans by Andre G Aliaier were 30" span, but I like my models to be sized relative to each other, and 1/24th is a popular scale. I used tissue from different providers to simulate the natural aluminum colors that are apparent in real life, although the boundaries follow formers and stringers and don't match the real thing. The model also has full cockpit and gunner's section which I designed using Inkscape from many hours of gazing at photos. I'll try to submit some more pictures in the future, when I complete the model.
TomSchmid - 06/08/2019
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