Bell P-59 Airacomet (oz720)
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Bell P-59 Airacomet. Scale American jet fighter kitted by Comet.
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Bell P-59 Airacomet
from Comet (ref:E10)
Scale Jetex F/F Military Fighter Kit
all formers complete :)
Found online 23/04/2011 at:
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User commentsHidden 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 http://www.aviation-history.com/bell/xp59.html :-))
Miguel - 03/06/2021
Anyone have a copy of the cockpit enclosure template? Thank you.
AJ - 16/06/2021
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