301 Guillows Aeronca Champion 85 and #303 Piper Super Cub 95 - Two 24 inch Wingspan Models For Free Flight Rubber / Gas / Electric or R/C Conversion
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: VG++
SALE!! Includes both kits in never built, complete condition. They are both modern reissues of these 1960s/70s classic large-scale, well detailed models. Both can be flown rubber free flight, gas free flight, or converted to electric RC using modern small and light servos and receivers. They both features quality die-cut balsa parts, stripwood and spars, excellent vacuform full engine cowl, scale wheels, thrust button, clear window material, rubber motor, plastic prop, metal stock, diecut firewall for gas engine option, big decal sheet and superb full size plans and detailed instructions. Never started and complete. Guillow's founder, Paul K. Guillow, was a WWI naval aviator. In 1926 he began producing wooden model airplane kits. His 'Shelf Models' were some of the earlier non-flying models in production. Guillow's grew during the model boom of the 1930s, and when the Depression hit the hardest, Guillow's responded with lower prices and became one of the low price leaders, frequently advertising in Model Airplane News and other leading publications. During the war, like most manufacturers, Guillow's was forced to alternative materials such as cardboard and pine. Guillow's survived the post WWII slump by creating many inexpensive profile flying rubber powered aircraft and gliders in the 1950s (along with North Pacific) which became famous - some are still available today. The stick and tissue lines have been updated with laser cut parts and are still in production as of 2009.
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