Bell P-59 Airacomet (oz720)


Bell P-59 Airacomet (oz720) from Comet 1945 - plan thumbnail

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Bell P-59 Airacomet. Scale American jet fighter kitted by Comet.


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Bell P-59 Airacomet (oz720) from Comet 1945 - model pic


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Hidden away at Muroc Dry Lake (the “Area 51” of WW2) in 1945, the Bell P-59 Airacomet (oz720) represented a test bed for America’s aviation future. It's remarkable that Comet Model Airplanes was able to market a contemporary design of such a secretive nature, much less capture such accurate detail.
For me, this model represented a challenge in tissue covering…many small panels over a myriad of curved surfaces…truly an exercise in covering [main pic, 003-008]. Build it as a display, a glider or even add a propeller. Thank you again, Outerzone!
Neal Green - 03/06/2021
Of course you can add a propeller, see here in full colour and all! See :-))
Miguel - 03/06/2021
Anyone have a copy of the cockpit enclosure template? Thank you.
AJ - 16/06/2021
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