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The Freshman Embryo, designed by Ken Groves, is a great flying, high-wing, endurance model. It is eligible for Flying Aces Club Embryo contests.
This laser cut free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size
rolled plan, laser cut balsa parts
and balsa strip wood, FAI SuperSport rubber motor, E-B propeller,
EBM thrust bearing, clear plastic for the windshield, balsa wheels,
wire for the landing gear, and Easy Built Lite tissue in
a variety of bright colors. To build this model you will need a
building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, pliers and glue.
Note: Sometimes all it takes to get kids started building an airplane are some cool decorations for their plane. Ask us to include some of our "seconds" free markings when buying a kit to build with a child.
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
"Here are a couple of pics of my recently completed Freshman embryo class laser cut kit. I made the wing removable for storage and transport's sake. I beefed up the nose area with 1/16" balsa sheet between the formers of the first bay after the nose block. I added an aluminum tubing motor peg to facilitate motor winding on my stooge." - Dave Hable
Ready to fly in the mountains of New Mexico, young A.F. holds his first Freshman embryo, a great kit to introduce children to this fun hobby.
"Dave, I built the Freshman from the kit you provided to me at Muncie. Thank you. At 10.9 grams, I'll use it at our indoor sessions which begin in November." - Jim DeTar
"FF86 came out better than I expected and it flies. Maybe not as good as some more experienced plane makers , but it went about 40 yards on its virgin run. I wished it down, it listened.. It was headed for a trailer (that was parked illegally) and I thought it was going to crash into it. WoW- imagine how it would go if it had a tail wind!!" - Old Timer Stan
The Uwanosora flying club in Toyota, Japan held a contest in which each member built a Freshman Embryo kit. Each plane is unique in choice of tissue and decoration.