Relive the golden years of RC gliders with our new range of modern classics!
Drawing on the classic lines of Dave Thornburg's Bird Of Time from the 1970's, we have scaled up those timeless curves and re-engineered them into a 142" / 3.6 metre classic glider.
The design features an interlocking fuselage for straightforward and accurate construction, fibreglass airbrakes and balsa wood airbrake surrounds, to make duplicating those classic lines a piece of cake. The kit also includes our own completely re-drawn full size plan. We have also added some down thrust to the front fuselage former which can be used a a mounting point for electric conversion if you would like.
- Wingspan: 142" / 3606mm - Number of channels: 2 - 3 - Includes full sized rolled plan
Materials Required For Short Kit Airframe Completion:
- 1.5 x 100 x 915 Balsa Sheet x 8 - 1.5 x 100 x 1220 Balsa Sheet x 4 - 3.0 x 6.5 x 915 Balsa Sticks x 8 - 6.5 x 6.5 x 915 Balsa Sticks x 4 - 9.5 x 15.0 x 915 Balsa Sticks x 6 - 3.0 x 12.5 x 915 Spruce Sticks x 4 - 3.0 x 12.5 x 1220 Spruce Sticks x 4 - K&S Brass Tube 1/8" x 12" x 1 - K&S Brass Tube 13/32" x 12" x 2 - K&S Music Wire 3/32" x 36" x 1
We can package up a complete wood kit including all of the materials in the required list for an additional NZ $185.65)
All kits are proudly made in NZ! We hand select our wood stock for each kitset from the best Balsa Wood from Papua New Guinea and European Plywoods.
* Note that the picture of the complete aircraft is indicative of it's completed appearance. The kitset requires building and supply of all finishing materials & hardware.