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Curtiss Robin - FAC Dime Scale|
Kit FF-44 Curtiss Robin is a 1/33 scale, flying model. Pre-1942
design, eligible for FAC Dime Scale and Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests.
Curtiss Airplane produced the popular Curtiss Robin mail
plane until 1932. Douglas "Wrong-Way" Corrigan
flew the Curtiss Robin J-1 Special airplane in 1943. He
wanted permission to fly nonstop from NY to Ireland but was refused.
Instead he got "lost" after leaving NY and ended up in
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a
full-size rolled plan, building and flying instructions,
hand sorted printed balsa and
balsa stripwood, rubber motor, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing,
clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire,
and Easy Built Lite tissue in yellow for
the wings and either orange or deep sky blue for the fuselage.
You will need a building board, hobby
knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
FF-44 Curtiss Robin
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Easy
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a photo of your model!
The late Bill Antoine's Curtiss Robin featured on the
November 1974 cover of our favorite magazine, Flying Models.
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