Taylorcraft (oz81)

 

Taylorcraft  (oz81) from Comet 1940 - plan thumbnail

About this Plan

Taylorcraft. 54 in span scale rubber, kit no. 3505 by Comet. Span 54in, length 33in. Scale is 1-1/2in = 1ft. Plan shows all printwood and is very detailed.

Quote: "The Taylorcraft is a big flying scale model, with a wingspan of 54in. It is designed to an exact scale of 1-1/4in = 1 ft. Every detail of the original ship has been carefully reproduced, thanks to the co-operation of the Taylorcraft factory. The exterior and interior of the plane have boon faithfully duplicated.

Some of the outstanding features are: shock-proof landing gear, cabin doors that can be opened, movable controls, detachable wings and an automatic wing jig that cuts building time. The kit Contains a large, detailed plan which makes the construction a pleasure. This is a 'must' on your list of models to build."

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Taylorcraft  (oz81) from Comet 1940 - model pic

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  • Taylorcraft_B | help
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    ScaleType: This (oz81) is a scale plan. Where possible we link scale plans to Wikipedia, using a text string called ScaleType.

    If we got this right, you now have a couple of direct links (above) to 1. see the Wikipedia page, and 2. search Oz for more plans of this type. If we didn't, then see below.


    Notes:
    ScaleType is formed from the last part of the Wikipedia page address, which here is https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylorcraft_B
    Wikipedia page addresses may well change over time.
    For more obscure types, there currently will be no Wiki page found. We tag these cases as ScaleType = NotFound. These will change over time.
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User comments

The extra pic of the Taylorcraft [morepics 002] is thanks to SteveStaples.
SteveWMD - 13/10/2012
Much modified from Comet's 54" kit, this is a clipped wing (43" span) version of a T-Craft in Great Britain [more pics 003-004].
DaveBraun - 28/06/2017
The parts are off scale
anon - 11/12/2018
Added some nice images of the Taylorcraft, thanks to Bai Xinliang in China [more pics 006-010].
Mary - 12/12/2019
Your lead picture for this Comet Taylorcraft is the box image off the DUMAS RC kit.
Thomas Solinski - 14/05/2021
Ah, you're right. Ok, have replaced that for now with a pic of the Comet 54 in Taylorcraft box art, grabbed from ebay. See also pic 011.
SteveWMD - 14/05/2021
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