Roscoe Turner is the only three time winner of the Thompson Trophy Race which he won in 1938 and 1939 in his Meteor race plane.
This kit is a 1:15 scale flying model. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Flying Aces Club events including Old Time kit, Thompson Races, Golden Age, and Flying Aces Club (FAC) Scale and Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests. This is a complete kit and includes all the materials necessary to construct a flying scale model of one of the three versions of Turner´s race plane, the 1937 Ring Free, the 1938 Pesco Special or the 1939 Champion. The kit is based on the 1939 Easy Built Models´ plan but has been updated to reflect today´s designs and materials.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled plan, printed balsa and hand-picked balsa strip wood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, vacuum-molded wheel pants and canopy, wheels, TissueCal™ markings for all three versions (Champion, Ring Free, and Pesco), and Easy Built Lite tissue in light grey. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
The Meteor canopy is made from crystal clear light weight PETG plastic. Also included are vacuum-molded wheel pants.item B99 Price: $5.95
Markings for 3 different Meteor variations are printed on white Easy Built Lite tissue.item B98 Price: $5.95/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 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
"It flies ROG. First flight it hopped in a left hand circuit. I made a few adjustments then it took off about 3 foot from the ground. I only put 500 hundred turns on for its test flight. I had a grin from ear to ear." - Dave Fisher