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Rubber Powered Airplane Kits / FF-17
This kit is a 1/21 scale model of the original Mohawk built to the
specifications of Charles Lindbergh by F. G. Miles in 1936-37. Only
one aircraft was ever completed, built at Woodley in 1936 to Col.
Charles Lindbergh’s specifications. It was used by Lindbergh
and his wife for inter-capital travel throughout Europe in 1937. Registration
# G-AEKW. Currently located in the United Kingdom at the RAF Museum
which plans to restore the aircraft. A second airframe of the M.12
was begun but never completed.
This kit uses the Box
and Former method of building. Pre-1942 design, eligible for
Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled
plan, building and flying instructions, hand-picked printed
balsa and balsa strip wood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing,
clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire, and Easy
Built Lite tissue in black and orange. You will need a building
board, hobby knife, fine
sandpaper, and glue.
FF-17 Miles Mohawk
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Easy / Easy
a photo of your model!
Click here to read Rick Foch's building notes.
Balsa Model Airplane Kit, Balsa flies better.