Curtiss P-40E Tiger Shark (oz9331)
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Curtiss P-40E Tiger Shark. Rubber scale model. A Comet "Super X Speed" construction kit.
Quote: "I also have jpegs of a 'homemade' canopy for this model, as the plastic parts are not available... I believe this is everything I have. This makes a very sturdy model suitable for radio control or control line. I think it would be quite heavy to fly well as a rubber powered model. Best Regards, MikeH."
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Update 18/10/2017: Added printwood files (scanned parts), also decals and canopy details, thanks to MikeH.
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User commentsHere a few pictures of my completed Comet P-40 Super Star [more pics 004-006]. The model was built in 2003 as an .049 powered Radio Control model. On a hot summer's day here at 2500ft in Idaho, the .049 engine would sometimes only get the plane 10 ft off the ground (it flew fine in cool weather). In 2007 I build a new fuselage for the plane with a brushless electric motor. The plane would climb straight up with this motor. This was the last plane I build with dope and tissue, and after 10 years the wing became warped enough the plane became hard to control and crashed several times. I still have the .049 fuselage, and this plane's "next life" will be as a control line model.
MikeH - 20/10/2017
In the all time ranking for "rubber powered (non) flying bricks" the Comet's Super X Speed Construction series is first place! Very sturdy with geodetic wing ribs, but the cardboard tube and full balsa former makes the aircraft overweight. I built more than one of this series, the only way to make them fly was with an engine.
Pit - 21/10/2017
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- Curtiss P-40E Tiger Shark (oz9331)
- Plan File Filesize: 1656KB Filename: Curtiss_P-40E_Tiger-Shark_31in_oz9331.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 113KB Filename: Curtiss_P-40E_Tiger-Shark_31in_oz9331_canopy.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 345KB Filename: Curtiss_P-40E_Tiger-Shark_31in_oz9331_decals.pdf
- Supplement Filesize: 636KB Filename: Curtiss_P-40E_Tiger-Shark_31in_oz9331_printwood.pdf
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