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This Curtiss Robin kit is a 1:33 scale flying model. Its pre-1942 design is eligible for Flying Aces Club Dime Scale and Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests. Curtiss Airplane produced the popular Curtiss Robin mail plane until 1932. Douglas ‘Wrong-Way‘ Corrigan flew the Curtiss Robin J-1 Special airplane in 1943. He wanted permission to fly nonstop from NY to Ireland but was refused. Instead he got ‘lost‘ after leaving NY and ended up in Ireland.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled CAD drawn plan, laser cut balsa parts and hand-picked balsa stripwood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire, and Easy Built Lite tissue in yellow for the wings and either orange or deep sky blue for the fuselage. To build this kit you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
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 25% off individually priced items! There is a limit of 2 sets per order.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 25% off individually priced items! There is a limit of 2 sets per order.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 30% 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 23% off individually priced items!item B331 Price: $34.95
"...The highlight of my day was an 86-second thermal flight with the 12" Robin." - Peter Kaiteris