Guillows 1/16 Scale Stearman PT-17 World War 2 Pilot Trainer Balsa Model Kit

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Guillows 1/16 Scale Stearman PT-17 World War 2 Pilot Trainer Balsa Model Kit (G803)
Deluxe Materials Balsa Glue Deal - GLUE ONLY (BALSADEAL1)

Build the "Stearman PT-17" World War II Pilot Trainer with this 3/4" Scale Balsa Construction Kit from Guillow's.
Scale Model For Adult Collector.

The majority of U.S. pilots of World War 2 received their primary flight training in the famous Stearman Trainer. This excellent 2-place biplane was known as the PT-17 when delivered to Army flight training centers. The Navy designations were N2S-1 and N2S-4. Nearly 3,000 were built in the 1940-43 period and, in the post war era and up to modern times, the Stearman Trainer has been successfully used as a stunt plane and crop duster.

Wing Span: 28"
Scale: 1/16

For Ages 14 and up

Product Features:
Authentic scale airplane specifically designed for the U-Control circle or display event.
Contest quality.
Top grade materials!
The fuselage is large enough to take simple R/C equipment (no diagrams or instrucitons included or available).
Detailed plastic rotary engine.
Scale plastic propeller.
Fairings and wheel covers.
Movable ailerons.
Full pilot figure.
Two-color cockpit interior.
Movable tail surfaces.
Scale plastic wheels.
Covering tissue.
Complete set of decals.
Can be flown with one of three different power sources
-Rubber Power (contents included)
-.049 Gas Engine (information only included)
-.049 to .15 U-Control (material included)
All bulding materials needed for U-Control installation, including a Guillow designed control handle.
Clay provided to balance the model.
Clear precise plans and step-by-step instructions.

Product Specifications:
Wingspan: 28" (71.12cm)
Scale: 1:16

The Deluxe Materials Balsa Kit Glue Deal (sold separately) Contains:

Super Phatic Glue 50ml: Highly penetrating yellow aliphatic glue with "wicking" action . Dries to 50% of its weight so ideal for lightweight models.

Tissue Paste 50ml: A specially developed tissue paste used for sticking tissue paper to model aircraft.

Eze Dope 250ml: Traditional modellers tissue shrinking dope. A safe, non-toxic alternative to the traditional flammable dope liquid. Its safe non-flammable formula has little odour and brushes are water-washable.

(Please note: this deal includes only the glues mentioned. The Balsa Kit must be purchased separately.)

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