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Kit FF-91 Roscoe Turner's Meteor is a 1/15 scale, flying model. Pre-1942 design, eligible for Society of Antique Modelers (SAM) contests. This is a complete kit and includes all the materials necessary to construct a flying scale model of one of the three versions of Turner´s race plane, the 1937 Ring Free, the 1938 Pesco Special or the 1939 Champion. The kit is based on the 1939 Easy Built Models´ plan but has been updated to reflect today´s designs and materials. This is standard stick and tissue construction utilizing the Box and Former method of construction. The kit is eligible for Flying Aces Club events including Old Time kit, Thompson Races, Golden Age, and FAC Scale. Roscoe Turner is the only three time winner of the Thompson Trophy Race which he won in 1938 and 1939 in his Meteor race plane.

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, E-B propeller, EBM thrust bearing, vacuum-formed wheel pants and canopy, wheels, TissueCal™ markings for all three versions (Champion, Ring Free, and Pesco), and Easy Built Lite tissue in light grey. You will need a building board, hobby knife, fine sandpaper, and glue.

FF-91 Roscoe Turner's Meteor
Wingspan: 17.75"

Class: Scale flyer
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Experienced / Experienced
Price: $25.95




 
Extra vacuum-molded canopy and wheel pants. Price: $5.26


TissueCal markings for kit FF91 Extra TissueCal markings. Includes markings for 3 different variations. Price: $5.46




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FF-91 Roscoe Turner's Meteor
"It flies ROG. First flight it hopped in a left hand circuit. I made a few adjustments then it took off about 3 foot from the ground.  I only put 500 hundred turns on for its test flight.  I had a grin from ear to ear." - Dave Fisher


FF-91 Roscoe Turner's Meteor
 
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