SPAD 7 (oz7356)


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SPAD 7.Control line profile slow combat model.

Quote: "SIG WW-I Combat. Building, flying and fighting instruction for the Spad-7 and Fokker D-7 combat models. Plus advice from the Baron.

WWI Combat. It's an exciting sport flier's type of competition that even has the experts pulling on their goggles and flying scarfs. Models are cheap and quick to build. Engines are low cost 29's or 35s, stosk and no pressure.

Two pilots fly in the circle at the same time. Object of the game is to chomp off your opponent's streamer one bite at a time. You get 100 points for cutting the crepe (paper streamer) in the end zone, 75 for the middle zone, and 50 for the first nearest the tail. If you cut the string first you get only 25 points. Two cuts in the some zone do not earn double points. Try to shoot up streamers not aircraft. You get one point per second of flight time, so it's important to get started fast and stay in the air.

Matches can be limited to three or four minutes from starting signal, or a kill is made. A kill occurs when streamer is cut loose from string. You can land, refuel and take off as many times as necessary, but remember that every second on the ground costs you a point. Control line length is 60 feet, with .014 minimum line diameter.

These profile combat models must be scale-like versions of WW-1 fighter aicraft actually used in 'The Big War', with proper insignia and color schemes.

It's great fun to watch these dogfights, and even more fun to fly in one. Sig's combat ships are sturdy maneuverable aircraft that make fine sport fliers. Let's get started building so you'll be ready for that 'dawn patrol flight'..."

Steve / Mary, here is the plan for the slow combat SPAD 7 made by Sig. I have resized and cleaned up this plan. It has 30-1/2 in wingspan and is for .19 to .35 engine. I have included pictures of the foldout that came with the kit!

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Update 15/04/2016: Replaced this plan with a revised version, thanks to GeorgeAlbo.

Supplementary file notes

Kit instructions, 4 pages, text and pics.
Article from Sig Air Modeller, Nov 1966, by Kirk Kirkham.


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SPAD 7 (oz7356) by Gaylord Kirkham - model pic

  • (oz7356)
    SPAD 7
    by Gaylord Kirkham
    from SIG (ref:CL-4)
    31in span
    Scale IC C/L Biplane Military Fighter Kit
    clean :)
    formers unchecked
    got article :)
  • Submitted: 02/01/2016
    Filesize: 707KB
    Format: • PDFbitmap
    Credit*: GeorgeAlbo
    Downloads: 1982

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