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Rubber Powered Airplane Kits / FF-23
Kit FF-23 Stinson Reliant is a 1/28 scale, flying model of the 1938
Stinson Reliant SR-10. It uses the Box and
Former method of construction. Our model was designed September
21, 1939 by Ron Clarke. Eligible for Society of Antique Modelers
(SAM) contests. It took third place at the Muncie, IN contest in
In 1939, an experimental airmail “sky hook” service
was introduced in rural communities that lacked air strips. A bag
loaded with mail was positioned on the top of a tall pole. A Stinson
Reliant swooped down as the flight officer grappled the airmail
container with a long hook while incoming airmail was dropped from
the plane to a waiting post office representative.
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, TissueCal™ markings, clear
plastic for the windshield, wheels, wire, and Easy
Built Lite tissue in a variety of appropriate colors.
You will need a building board, hobby
knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
FF-23 Stinson Reliant
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Easy
TissueCal markings -
Markings printed on white tissue. Price: $3.46/sheet
a photo of your model!
Balsa Model Airplane Kit, Balsa flies better.