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22 ft wingspan twin engine DH.88 Comet

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22 ft wingspan twin engine DH.88 Comet

Post by dominicm » Fri Jul 15, 2022 9:18 am

Steve Holland flies his exceptional scratch built scale replica of the DH.88 Comet G-ACSS 'Grosvenor House' that won the famous 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race from the United Kingdom to Australia. This model is powered by 2 Zenoah 74s. and in total it cost Steve £5000 in materials to build it.

Wingspan: 22 ft
Length: 14 ft 6in
Height: 5 ft
Engines: two Zenoah Z74 twins with trumpets. Each has a 1 1/2 litre tank.
Props: Menz 26×8 turning at 6300rpm.
Weight: 150 lb


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