kit FF47 Howard DGA-9 - FAC Dime Scale
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Howard DGA-9 - FAC Dime Scale




Self-taught aircraft designer and builder, Benny Howard built the D-G-A (Damned Good Airplane) racing airplanes from 1924-43. His planes set records for speed, smallest aircraft and inverted flying. The DGA-9 was produced in 1937.

This kit is a 1:30 scale flying model. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Flying Aces Club Dime Scale and 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 stripwood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire, and Easy Built Lite orange tissue. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.

Howard DGA-9 - FAC Dime Scale

15" wingspan
Class: Scale flying model, 1:30 scale
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Easy / Easy
kit #FF47 price: $12.95
Building Set for Rubber Power

Building Set for Rubber Power

Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Uhu glue stick, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, Minus Magnets 20 pack, and Rubber Powered Model Airplanes book. Save 20% off individually priced items.

item B329 Price: $78.15
Building Set

Building Set

Excludes the book on rubber power and the Uhu stick. Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, and Minus Magnets 20 pack. Save 20% off individually priced items.

item B332 Price: $64.95
Advanced Tool Set

Advanced Tool Set

Includes Sanding Stick with 120, 240, 320, 400, and 600 grit belts, Pull Saw Blade, K5 Heavy Duty Knife with beveled blade, Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades 5 pack, Curved Tip Tweezers, 1/16" Ball Tip Burnisher, Jewelers Needle Point Awl, Steel Ruler 6" x 1" with drill gauge, 15 piece drill set (1.05mm - 2mm). Save 15% off individually priced items.

item B330 Price: $43.08
Flight Pack for Rubber Power

Flight Pack for Rubber Power

Includes a 10:1 winder, moldable nose weight, FAI SuperSport rubber 32 feet each 3/32", 1/8", and 3/16" and 32 feet EBM 1/16" rubber. Save 25% off individually priced items.

item B331 Price: $29.06
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Read Rick Foch's building notes

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Read Malcolm Campbell's construction notes.

kit FF47 Howard DGA-9 - FAC Dime Scale

"I enjoyed building the Howard DGA kit I purchased recently. A photo of the finished model is attached. Since it's October and the tissue is orange, I decorated the rudder on both sides like a Jack O'Lantern. I hope to take it outside this weekend for some flying. Thanks for the kit. I look forward to building another soon!" - Bill Winegardner

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10/21/17 10:36 PM (EDT)