3646 Comet Curtiss Jenny JN-4D - Super Stars 34 inch Wingspan Rubber / Gas Control Line / RC Flying Balsa Model Airplane
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Sealed Exc
Still factory sealed. Large 34 inch wingspan flying kit can be powered by rubber, electric and made RC with today's lightweight servos and receivers. This is a deluxe Comet kit from the 1970s and includes many plastic details - cowling, machine guns, pilot, bombs etc. and can also be built as a very nice static model. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, detailed full size plans, building instructions, hardware, wheels and canopy material (if required), tissue and propeller. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.
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