The Flying-Fish Embryo! A Pres Bruning design, redrawn by Dave Niedzielski in CAD, then laser cut. The protype of the kit weighed in at 4.5 grams before covering. This kit includes a custom printed tissue covering of the Flying Fish. You may choose either the original Blue Flying-Fish™ covering, or the red and yellow The Lure of Flight™ covering. In all other aspects these kits are identical.
This free flight rubber powered balsa wood kit includes a full-size rolled CAD drawn plan, all laser cut parts, hand-picked balsa strip wood, SuperSport rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, music wire for the landing gear, balsa and clear plastic wheels, and one set of Flying Fish tissue covering. To build this model you will need a building board set, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
First flights report.
One full set of blue/white printed covering material.item #B355 price: $22.95
One full set of red/yellow printed covering material.item #B356 price: $22.95
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!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!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
Dave Niedzielski presenting the 1st production model kit to aircraft designer and legend Pres Bruning.
Pres showing both versions of the kit.
Pres Bruning's original hand-drawn plan and finished model.
The inspiration for the FLYING-FISH.
prototype kit weigh-in is 4.5 grams
Starting test flight.
FLYING FISH planes wearing their respective coverings.