Designed by Austrian Igo Etrich, the Taube is a bird shaped aircraft from the early days of flight. It was used by the Germans in WWI for reconnaissance and training. Etrich's first Taube was built in 1910, a precursor of the nimble fighters of WWI. This kit is a model of the most widely produced version, the 1913 two-seat military monoplane.
This display model kit contains a full-size rolled plan, LASER CUT balsa parts, hand-picked balsa strip wood, dowels, wire, LaserCal™ markings, and Easy Built Lite tissue in linen. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue. The builder determines the level of detail for this model and may need to supply additional materials.
Markings cut with our laser from black Easy Built Lite tissue.item #B188 price: $4.95
Includes a hobby knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, glue stick, canopy glue/tacky glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, Minus Magnets 20 pack, and Rubber Powered Model Airplanes book. Save 20% off individually priced items.item B329 Price: $79.95
Excludes the book on rubber power and the glue stick. Includes a hobby knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, canopy glue/tacky glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, and Minus Magnets 20 pack. Save 20% off individually priced items.item B332 Price: $66.95
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: $45.99
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 20% off individually priced items.item B331 Price: $34.95
Chuck Duncan's electric r/c Taube conversion started life with a 4.5 ohm pager motor and 16/1 gearing of a 6/3 prop and 32 grams all up weight. In January 2006 he made some changes ..."I converted it to a 7mm pager motor and picked up about 30% more power and only about 1 gram of weight (33 grams all up weight). Flies for about 10 minutes on a single 170 mAh LiPo cell. So now it flies like a bird. Flying site is the National Building Museum in Washington DC." -Chuck Duncan
"Hello EasyBuilt. These are some pictures of my Taube. ... I have made some changes to the kit. Electric RC conversion with brushless and AR6400 Spektrum receiver. 10 minutes of realistic flight, so cool." - Michel Boudineau, Geneva, Switzerland