Roscoe Turner's Meteor #FF91 Easy Built Balsa Wood Model Airplane Kit Rubber Powered
This is a 1/15 scale, flying model. Pre-1942 design, eligible for 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 ’37 Ring Free, the ’38 Pesco Special or the ’39 Champion. The kit is based on the 1939 Easy Built Models’ plan but has been updated to reflect today’s designs and materials. This is standard stick and tissue construction utilizing the Box and Former method of construction. The kit is eligible for Flying Aces Club events including Old Time kit, Thompson Races, Golden Age, and FAC Scale. 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 free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled plan, building and flying instructions, printed balsa wood, hand-picked balsa stripwood, rubber motor, propeller, thrust button, vacuum-formed wheel pants and canopy, wheels, TissueCal™ markings for all three versions (Champion, Ring Free, and Pesco), and Easy Built Lite light grey tissue. You will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Experienced
This kit is not Laser Cut nor Die Cut. The kit parts are printed on Balsa Wood and need to be cut out.