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Curtiss P-37 Comet ( 37.5 in. / 95.3 cm )

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Curtiss P-37 Comet model airplane plan

Curtiss P-37 Comet

Comet Model's Curtiss P-37 Comet

Nice plan for a FF model. Formers and ribs not shown clearly. It will take a very skilled builder for this model to ever see a flight. An excellent flier in different categories.

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The 'long-nosed' P-37 was a Curtiss attempt in the late 1930's to couple the P-36 Mohawk design with the 992kW Allison V-1710-21 inline engine. The result was a pursuit ship with some promise but with a few serious drawbacks, including poor visibility from its far-aft enclosed ------------pit. The sole XP-37, ordered in 1937 with a supercharged V-1710-11 power-plant, was nothing more than a P-36 airframe with the engine change. It was quickly apparent that the pilot not only could not see well in flight but also on the ground he could scarcely see at all! It was hoped that some improvement would be offered by the 13 service-test YP-37 airframes which were 0.56 m longer and had the V-1710-21 engine.

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ID: 80559
File Size: 747.0 KB
Type: Airplane
Class: Free-Flight
Use: Fighter
Motor: Rubber-Band-Powered
Motor Size:Not-Powered 
Wingspan: 37.5 in. / 95.3 cm
Publisher: Comet Model
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Pub. Ref: L7
Designer: Alexander Norbach
Date: 06/1935
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
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Added: 26/03/2015 02:19
Updated: 27/02/16 05:18:31pm
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Plan ID:80559
Model Type:Airplane
Aircraft Use:Fighter
Wingspan: 37.5 in. / 95.3 cm
Wingspan Class:75cm-To-100cm (30in-To-40in)
Wing Position:Low-Mounted-Wing
Wing Style:Straight-Wing-Trap
Wing Dihedral:Dihedral
Landing Gear:Taildragger
Motor Type:Rubber-Band-Powered
Motor Size:Not-Powered 
Number of Motors:1-Tractor
Weight Class:200g-To-300g (7.0oz-To-10.5oz)
Construction Skills:High-Intermediate
Pilot Skills:Low-Intermediate
Publisher:Comet Model
Magazines:  More at RCBookcase
Designer:Alexander Norbach
Category:PDF Bitmap Wood Plans from Magazines
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Date:26/03/2015 02:19
File size:747.0 KB
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