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The Auster was designed at the end of the 1930s for observation patrols in Great Britain. Today, we're bringing back this popular aircraft in a new release of the vintage Modelcraft design, a wonderful lightweight flyer.
This kit is a 1:18 scale flying model with updated plans. featuring a removable nose block and window patterns. Plan also includes original step-by-step isometric drawings to guide construction. Pre-1942 design is eligible for Golden Age Civil, Old Time Kit Scale, Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) and Scale contests.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled plan, printed balsa and hand-picked balsa stripwood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, wire, wheels, Easy Built Lite tissue in olive green and desert tan, clear plastic for the windshield (includes a template for cutting), and TissueCal™ markings. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
Markings for the Auster are printed on white Easy Built Lite tissue.item B95 Price: $4.95/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
"Here are some pictures of the Easybuilt Auster that I built while stationed in Korea. The model was a bit of a challenge to build but thanks to your help it came out great! This airplane also turned out to be an awsome flyer, consistently doing 45 seconds in dead air. Lost it when it landed in some really tall trees so I'm ordering another one!" - Javier S. Amador