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.
source/image: Essential RC
This model is powered by 2 Zenoah 74s. and in total it cost Steve £5000 in materials to build it.Watch the video from Essential RC
The de Havilland DH.88 Comet is a British two-seat, twin-engined aircraft built by the de Havilland Aircraft Company.
It was developed specifically to participate in the 1934 England-Australia MacRobertson Air Race from the United Kingdom to Australia.
- 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