Festival of Flight 2017

The Control Line authenticity competition for Old Warden Festival of Flight in 2017 will be for the famous KK Phantom Mk1.
phantom-mk1
Model to be built as per plan using materials and finishing as close as possible to the original 1947 design.

Static marks will be given for :-

  •  Accuracy in every detail to plan
  •  Engine used. Plan shows fitting of petrol engine although many were powered by Mills 1.3 Mk1 and 11
  •  Workmanship
  •  Finish
  •  Accessories ( In particular, wheels,spinner and propeller)

Flying Marks will be given for:-  ( non static propeller may be used and line length is at the discretion of the competitor)

  •  Take Off
  •  Steady flight
  •  High and Low flight
  •  Overall impression.
  •  Landing

The KK Phantom Mk1 is a very pretty aeroplane, makes for a very usable trainer and will make a great spectacle on the day.
Competitor must be builder of the model. Proxy pilots are allowed for the flying section.

Also the A 55 Team Race class will also be run – see here for rules

SAM 35: models from the dawn of time to your nostalgic era