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The Hurricane working with the Spitfire was responsible for the victory of the Battle of Britain. Introduced in 1935, it was a rugged and sturdy aircraft coupled with a Rolls-Royce Goshawk engine which allowed it to exceed 300 MPH.
This kit is a 1:10 scale flying model. Not only is this a great rubber powered aircraft,
this jumbo model is also very popular for conversion to electric or gas
powered flight. (Extra parts and materials required.)
Pre-1942 design, eligible for Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled plan, hand picked printed balsa and balsa strip wood, vacuum-molded canopy, spinner, air scoop, and exhaust pipes, wheels, landing gear wire, 12" EB propeller, EBM thrust bearing, FAI SuperSport rubber motor, TissueCal™ markings, and Easy Built Lite tissue in light sky blue, evergreen, and olive. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
The canopy for the Hurricane is made from crystal clear light weight PETG plastic. Also included is the spinner, air scoops, and exhaust pipes.item B197 Price: $10.95
Markings for the Hurricane are printed on white Easy Built Lite white tissue. 2 sheets per set.item B268 Price: $8.95/set
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
"I won the Easy Built kit on a model airplane event. The finished model is used free-floating and only with rubber motor drive. At present, 8 Sport Rubber 1/4" threads and 11" plastic propeller are used as propulsion systems. The 16" wood propeller will only be used after completion of the test flights." - Peter Ziegler, Switzerland
"Here are the pictures of the Hawker Hurricane I promised. I had the maiden flight on September 20th and then flew it again on September 27th. I have installed retracts with a servo for each unit. The plane is powered with a BP Hobbies 180 watt brushless motor on a 3 cell lipo. I have 5 servos in the plane and am using a brand new JR XP 6102 radio. I have covered the plane in black baron fabric and have decided on a night fighter version, just to be a little different. The plane takes off in less than 10 feet and flies great at half throttle. As a side note, the P-40 flies awesome. I have 10 flights on it to date and am enjoying it very much. My fleet is now up to 25 planes and I'm approaching 400 total flights for the year! Keep up the good work. My friend, Don Corning, has his Lysander also flying great. Your pal in Wisconsin, Gene Turk. P.S. The pilot's name is Reggie."
"Attached are a few pictures of my recently built hurricane, made using your 50" wingspan kit. I converted it to electric power and four channel radio control. It flies very well in a very sedate fashion having large wing area and very low weight. Note that I increased the wing strength by adding three spars on the upper side of the wings. The weight of the model is exactly 18 oz. Motor is a Himax brushless model HA2015 Castle Creations reduction gear 4.5:1 ratio, Motor controller is Electifly SS-12 (Silver Series), Propeller - APC 11" x 5.5", Battery Electifly LiPo 2 cell BP 910 (910 mAh), Receiver - Spektrum AR500, Servos - 3 Hitec HS 81. - James Marsden
"Hi Dave & Ann, Hope you are both well. I would like to share a few pics of the 50" hurricane I got from you in the fall. I have a build thread on RCG here: My original plan was to build two versions. One almost per kit, very light. Then one with all the functions and more scale. I decided to do the latter. It has a lot more stringers, wing ribs went from 14 to 50 ribs. All sheeting 1/32. And of course the tail surfaces are laminated and built up. You're welcome to use any pics. I will send more in the future. BTW, this is being modeled as the early MK-I Watts two blade prop version. Everybody ignores the early versions." - Steve "Fuzz" St.Martin