Guillows Cessna Skyhawk 172 Balsa Airplane Flying Model Kit

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Guillows Cessna Skyhawk 172 Balsa Airplane Flying Model Kit (G802)
£75.99

Claimed by its maker the Cessna Aircraft Co. of Wichita, Kansas to be the best selling single engine airplane in the world, the Skyhawk can take four adults and their baggage at 134 MPH for 450 non-stop miles and still have 45 minutes of reserve fuel. 

Over 17,000 of these aircraft are in service around the world. 

Model 172 specifications: 

Wing span, 35'-10"; wing area, 175.5 square feet; length, 26'-11"; height, 8'-9 ½"; service ceiling 13,100 feet; power, 4 cylinder engine 150 rated H.P. at 2700 R.P.M.; speed, at sea level, 139 M.P.H.

From Guillow's 800 series. 

Makes a magnificent display piece if built as a non-flying model

A scale balsa flying model kit that can be flown using the rubber band provided or converted to U control or gas powered free flight. The fuselage will accomodate simple R/C equipment but no diagrams or instructions are included or available.

You will also need white glue, dope and paints and basic modellers equipment such as workbase, pins and a sharp knife

Wing Span: 36"
Scale: 1/12

For Ages 14 and up

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