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The Staggerwing is an American biplane introduced in 1932. With an atypical negative wing stagger, the lower wing is farther forward than the upper wing.
This kit was designed by Rich Weber, whose building and flying skill can only be surpassed by his modesty and generosity to the Flying Aces Club. We have but a single photograph of Rich's Staggerwing as he cradles the newly completed plane. It seems all he does is build, fly, and then watch it go OOS (Out of Sight). There are pictures of blue sky and Rich's confirmation that it is his plane going OOS, but that's all.
This Free Flight Rubber Powered kit includes a full-size rolled CAD drawn plan, laser cut balsa parts, hand-picked balsa sheet wood and strip wood, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, FAI rubber motor, and Easy Built Lite yellow tissue with black LaserCal™ markings. To build this model you will need a building board set, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
Precut on our laser from Easy Built Lite black tissue.item #B264 price: $5.95
Rich Weber briefly cradles his Staggerwing design before launching it into the sky where is proceeds to go OOS.
Jim DeTar's scratch build of Rich Weber's Staggerwing design.
Dave Mitchell's almost finished scratch build of Rich Weber's Staggerwing design.
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