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Rubber Powered Airplane Kits / FF-54
Kit FF-54 Fairchild Ranger is a 1/8.7 scale, flying model that uses
the Box and Former method of construction.
This jumbo model is very popular for conversion to electric or gas powered
flight. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Society of Antique Modelers (SAM)
In 1935 Sherman Fairchild owner of Fairchild Aviation began using Ranger
engines in his Fairchild 24 aircraft, a cabin version of C-8 braced high-wing monoplane
seating two. Some versions were used by the RAF under Lend-Lease
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a
full-size rolled plan, building and flying instructions, hand picked
printed balsa and balsa stripwood, rubber motor,
12" E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing,
clear plastic and template for the windshield, wheels, landing gear wire,
and Easy Built Lite yellow tissue.
You will need a building board, hobby
knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
FF-54 Fairchild Ranger
Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Experienced
a photo of your model!
Click here to see Leo Fleischman's
construction photos of this electric R/C conversion.
Balsa Model Airplane Kit, Balsa flies better.