De Havilland and his longtime friend, engine designer Frank Halford, modified a French motor and came up with one that was lighter in weight and simpler in design. The new motor powered de Havilland's highly successful Moth family of aircraft. The first such airplane flew in 1925 and continued through WWII. These included the Gipsy Moth, Giant Moth, Hawk Moth, Puss Moth, Swallow Moth, Tiger Moth, Fox Moth, Leopard Moth, and Hornet Moth. They served as private planes, trainers, and light airliners.
This kit is a 1:17.6 scale flying model of the Tiger Moth. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests. This kit was designed by Roy Thomason for the Model Craft division of Easy Built Models.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size rolled plan, building and flying instructions, hand-picked printed balsa and balsa strip wood, rubber motor, EB propeller, EBM thrust bearing, clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, wire for the landing gear, TissueCal™ markings and Easy Built Lite tissue in yellow and black. To build this model you will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.
Markings for the Tiger Moth are printed on white Easy Built Lite white tissue.item B184 Price: $5.95/set
Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Uhu glue stick, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, Minus Magnets 20 pack, and Rubber Powered Model Airplanes book. Save 20% off individually priced items.item B329 Price: $78.15
Excludes the book on rubber power and the Uhu stick. Includes a soft grip knife, 5 blades, straight point tweezers, 5.5" x 9" Self Healing Cutting Mat, Jet Instant glue, Jet Super glue, Jet Tips, Sobo canopy glue, MagnaBoard XL™ set, and Minus Magnets 20 pack. Save 20% off individually priced items.item B332 Price: $64.95
Includes Sanding Stick with 120, 240, 320, 400, and 600 grit belts, Pull Saw Blade, K5 Heavy Duty Knife with beveled blade, Narrow Keyhole Saw Blades 5 pack, Curved Tip Tweezers, 1/16" Ball Tip Burnisher, Jewelers Needle Point Awl, Steel Ruler 6" x 1" with drill gauge, 15 piece drill set (1.05mm - 2mm). Save 15% off individually priced items.item B330 Price: $43.08
Includes a 10:1 winder, moldable nose weight, FAI SuperSport rubber 32 feet each 3/32", 1/8", and 3/16" and 32 feet EBM 1/16" rubber. Save 25% off individually priced items.item B331 Price: $29.06
"I made it last summer. It flies very well, very satisfied." - Kenichi Motohashi, Japan