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Guillows Junkers Ju-87 B Stuka Dive Bomber - 34 Inch Wingspan For RC / Control Line / Free Flight, 1002

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$64   

Giant scale kit that is well detailed and includes instructions for all these optional features: flame dampers, sliding canopy, detailed cockpit interior, operating bomb trapeze, movable drive brakes/flaps and movable elevator and rudder. Features all die cut parts, complete set of beautiful decals, scale plastic wheels, light plastic nose cowl, spinner, exhaust stacks, machine gun pods, bomb, wheels pants and machine gun, clear bubble canopy, wire for bomb trapeze, two color cockpit interior layout, large wide blade prop, 6 feet of rubber motor, light silkspan, reinforced wire landing gear, plywood firewall, bellcrank base and control line handle, push rod wire, horns, hinge material nylon flying line and more. Never started. The small parts are still in the factory sealed bag; the parts that were never sealed have been inventoried complete including all paperwork.

Jetco Hawk - 25 Inch Wingspan Rubber-Powered Freeflight Aircraft, R-2

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc++

$42   

NOS (New Old Stock) model from a long-closed hobby shop. From the late 1960s/early 1970s. Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. Kit is of balsa design and includes die-cut balsa parts, factory cut stringers and spars, fully formed light weight wire landing struts, rubber motor, super-lite plastic wheels, propeller, metal rubber hook/propeller shaft, brass thrust washers, wood stock as required and more. Includes tissue and excellent full plans with instructions. Never started. The small parts are still in the factory sealed bag; all other parts were never sealed and inventoried complete.

Jetco Superflite Thermic B - 20 Inch Wingspan Glider, SG-4

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+

$34   

From the 1960s. Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. Features high quality balsa, beautiful factory wing with complete airfoil, precut wood, nose weight and detailed instructions with plans. The model has not been started but NOTE: the two fuselage templates are cut from the plans; they are both present, so the plans are complete. Inventoried with all parts and paperwork present.

Comet Aeronca K Floatplane - 25 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3208

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$38   

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Late 1960s reissue of the 1950s kit. Features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood sheets, pre-cut balsa stringers and spars, detailed full size plans, building instructions, clear material for windows, tissue and propeller. The kit has never been started. It has been inventoried complete with all parts and includes instructions. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Douglas SBD-3 Dauntless - 20 Inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3401-150

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good-

$35   

1970s reissue of this very popular comet model, which was originally issued in the 1950s. This kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, factory-cut stripwood and sparts, wire rubber hook/propeller shaft, fully formed and finished wood wheels and thrust button, clear canopy material, rubber, tissue, propeller and detailed full size plans with building instructions. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Republic P-47D Thunderbolt - 24 Inch Wingspan Flying Aircraft, 3502-298

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Fair

$38   

1970s large-scale issue for rubber or gas free flight, or easily converted to RC using today's tiny and light servos and receivers. Kit features traditional wood/tissue construction, large insignia sheet, detailed full size plans that include text building instructions and additional construction drawings, fully formed & finished main and tail wheels & thrust button, hardware, tissue, clear canopy material and pattern, propeller, rubber motor and more. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Balsa USA 1/4 Scale Piper J-3 Cub - 108 Inch Wingspan R/C Aircraft, BA438

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good++

$195   

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**SAVE! Pick up in Lexington, KY and eliminate all shipping charges. I can meet you at our local Panera Bread for delivery.** This is a very large quarter scale Cub that you build from premium quality balsa, hardwood, plywood and spruce. It features precision jig and die-cut parts, molded ABS plastic cowling, rugged pre-bent wire landing gear, complete hardware package, scale decals and much more. Includes super detailed rolled plans and step-by-step photo illustrated instructions. Never started. Inside, everything is exactly as it left the factory. The parts that were factory sealed in bags are still sealed; the parts that were never factory sealed have been inventoried complete. Includes all paperwork. NOTE: this kit came in a very sturdy and thick cardboard box. It will ship in that box wrapped in thick brown paper. If you wish for it to be placed inside another box, let me know in the 'comments' section of checkout but be aware that additional shipping charges will apply.

Robbe Habicht Sailplane - 110.2 Inch Wingspan R/C Glider, 3159

Wood and Plastic Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$255   

Very Rare. This is a highly prefabricated sailplane model that includes a Plura plastic fuselage with all necessary holes for the horizontal fin precision factory made, profiled tailplane panels, slotted for pivot tubes, profiled all-balsa rudder, all balsa wings of 'Jedelsky' construction with all parts accurately profiled and die-cut (no covering material need), all wing joiner parts and brass joiner tubes, extensive R/C hardware packet, lightweight vacuform canopy and much more. Includes color decals (factory mounted to the underside of the box top with red 'Robbe' tape, extensive full-size plans and a large instruction book in four languages including English. Never started. Inside, the kit is exactly as it left the factory. Robbe sealed every small part in clear bags; and put the larger parts in open clear bags. The only parts not in factory bags are some of the larger balsa and lite-ply diecut sheets and the wooden strip stock (which is still sealed together with Robbe red tape). Includes all paperwork.

Comet Curtiss Robin - 15 Inch Wingspan Flying Airplane, 3106

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$24   

From the early to mid 1970s. This kit features traditional stick and tissue construction, die-cut balsa parts, factory cut stringer and spar stock, fully formed wood wheels, metal prop shaft and rubber retainer, plastic prop and thrust button, rubber motor and building instructions. Never started. Inventoried and includes all wood, plastic and metal parts but NOTE: missing covering tissue and plans. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Jetco Thermic 72 Glider - 72 inch Wingspan for RC or Tow Launch, G4

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$165   

Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. This very large and successful design features full size plans, NACA 6409 Airfoil, shaped leading and trailing edges, die-cut ribs, tip-up elevator dethermalizer, detachable one-piece wing, factory-shaped balsa fuselage pod and more. Perfect for RC conversion. The model has not been started. The parts are inventoried 100% complete with parts and paperwork present.

Jetco Nordic A.2 Towline Glider - 72 Inch Wingspan Balsa Towline A.2 Glider, G-6

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG+++

$110   

Very large wooden glider kit - ideal for radio control conversion. Features NACA 6409 Airfoil wing, tip-up elevator dethermalizer, removable one-piece wing, sheeted wing and stabilizer leading edges, die-cut rib and fuselage parts, shaped trailing edges, top grade strip and balsa stock, stock materials as required, covering tissue and more. Includes excellent, full size detailed plans with text instructions. This model came from the estate of a very active and particular early aircraft kit collector. It is like factory-new inside and has not been started. Complete with all parts and paperwork.

Jetco Thermic 50-X Glider - 47 Inch Wingspan Contest RC and Sport Towline Glider, G-3

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$125   

Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. A very large and successful design. Includes full size plan, shaped leading edges and tapered trailing edges, die-cut ribs, covering material and full size plans/instructions. Perfect for RC conversion. The model has not been started. The parts have been inventoried complete with all parts and paperwork present.

Jetco Dayton-Wright TB-1 Racer - Peanut Scale Static or Flying Model Airplane, PS-1

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$48   

Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. This kit is designed by the famous Henry Struck (renowned in national competition and for other designs for Berkeley) and features retractable landing gear and scale details - acceptable for static display or flying. The model has not been started. Inventoried complete with all parts and instructions present.

Jetco Superflite Thermic Dart 12 inch Wingspan Glider, SG-1

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$34   

NOS (New Old Stock) from a long-closed hobby shop. Jetco was a producer of high quality gliders (the famous Thermic series), rubber and gas free flight and radio controlled aircraft. Jetco kits used the best materials and are very well engineered and complete. Kit is of balsa design and the parts are pre-decorated. The model has not been started. Inventoried complete and includes full plans and instructions. A few years back I inherited a box of 1950s built gliders and the Thermic Dart was one of them. I dusted it off, took it to the local playground and on the third flight it caught a thermal and few a subdivision away!

Comet Taylorcraft - 54 inch Wingspan For R/C or Free Flight, 3505

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$84   

This is a very large scale kit from the late 1960s. It has a 54 inch wingspan and can be built for rubber or gas free flight or R/C (radio control). This is a reissue of a much older Comet kit and features traditional wood/tissue construction, high-quality balsa pre-cut stringers, balsa printwood, detailed full size plans, building instructions, wheels, tissue and propeller. The model has not been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and instructions. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Ercoupe - 24 inch Wingspan Flying Balsa Airplane Model, 3407-150

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good+

$44   

Late 1960s issue which features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality print and stripwood, formed wheels, rubber motor, propeller, thrust button, hardware, clear canopy material, covering tissue and detailed full size plans/building instructions. Never started and inventoried complete. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached their peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Meteor - 21 Inch Wingspan Balsawood Flying Aircraft, 3409

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Good

$36   

The late 1960s issue of this classic flyer features traditional wood/tissue construction, quality printwood, factory cut stringers & spars, wood stock as required, completed wheels, factory-formed spring wire landing gear struts, thrust button, propeller, metal prop shaft/rubber band hook, rubber motor, covering tissue, full color fuselage, rudder and wing stripes & numbers and more. Includes detailed full size plans with building instructions. The kit has never been started. Inventoried 100% complete with all parts and paperwork present. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Focke-Wulf Fw-190 Speed-O-Matic - 18 Inch Wingspan Flying Model, E7

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$42   

Rare kit from 1943. This '190 features printwood, factory-cut stringers and spars, fully formed nacelle and wheels, hardwood 3 blade propeller kit, balsa and hardwood stock as required, die-cut cardstock sheet, covering tissue and insignia sheet. With full size building plans. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and includes all paperwork. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Comet Boeing Pursuit P-26 - Keep Em Flying Series - 25 Inch Wingspan Flying Model, E22

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: VG

$44   

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Rare kit from the early 1940s during World War II. This model features stick-and-tissue construction, several printwood sheets, stringers and spars, Comet's new 'Victory' die-cut propeller and blue and yellow covering tissue. Never started and inventoried complete with all parts and plans/instructions. Comet was a famous manufacturer of stick and tissue flying and static models. In the 1930s Great Depression, they lead the low-priced kit revolution with the "Dime Scale" kits and famous advertisements in Model Airplane News magazine and others. Comet reached it's peak in the 1930s when they acquired the services of Carl Goldberg. Goldberg was a highly accomplished modeler with articles in Model Airplane News and famous designs that won him several National level competitions in the 1930s and beyond. (Carl Goldberg went on to found his own company and produced well designed and popular free-flight and RC aircraft). Comet survived the post World War economic slump and continued kit production until they were bought out by long-time competitor Guillow's in 1998.

Scale Flight Comet Akron Funk - 20 inch Wingspan Flying Airplane, Dime, 1020

Wood Model Kit,   Box Condition: Exc

$32   

Modern reissue of the very rare Comet Akron Funk. this is a stick-and-tissue flying model that features printed and precut parts, rubber strip, select balsa strips, balsa propeller, lightweigh tissue, fully formed wooden thrust bearing and wheels, metal propeller shaft/rubber hook and full size plans. The kit has never been started. The parts that were factory sealed are still in the sealed bags. The parts that were not factory sealed have been inventoried complete including instructions. Scale Flight Model Company in Bloomington, Indiana, USA was dedicated to releasing authentic reproductions of the finest "Dime Scale" and larger flying model (stick and tissue) kits from the 1930s/40s.