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Guillows 1/16 SBD Dauntless giant balsa flying kit #1003

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Guillow's 1/16 giant scale SBD-3 Dauntless

Catalogue Ref #1003

Traditional balsa and tissue construction for the adult builder. Wing span 31 1/4 inches

The world's finest scale balsa wood airplane kits featuring true to life "action" parts such as movable flying surfaces, sliding canopies, retractable landing gear, and operating bomb trapeze. Control line (.09 motor), free flight (.049 motor). Although the fuselages of these models are roomy enough to take simple R/C equipment, no instructions or diagrams are available. For ages 14 and up.

Multi-purpose model, can be flown:

  • rubber powered
  • 0.049 free flight
  • 0.09 control line
  • ideal for simple radio control (but see above, no diagrams or instructions are provided - installation of R/C is the builder's responsibility)
  • Also makes a magnificent static non-flying display piece

Operating Features:

  • moveable dive brakes
  • operating bomb trapeze
  • retractable landing gear
  • sliding canopy
  • moveable tail surface

Other kit features:

  • complete set of decals
  • light plastic nose cowl
  • propeller hub and spinner
  • exhaust ports
  • twin machine guns
  • one large droppable bomb
  • two small fixed bombs
  • landing gear struts
  • tail wheel structure
  • clear bubble canopy
  • two colour cockpit interior layout
  • large wide blade wooden propeller
  • 6 feet of rubber thread
  • light silkspan
  • cleanly die-cut balsa parts
  • clay for balancing model
  • reinforced wire landing gear
  • generous qualities of strip stock

For Control Line installations, the kit also includes:

  • plywood firewall
  • tip guide
  • bellcrank, bellcrank case and control line handle
  • push rod wire
  • bellcrank
  • elevator horn and hinge material
  • nylon flying line
  • stock for all-balsa tail surfaces

Paints, glue, engine, r/c equipment and craft tools are not included and should be purchased separately

Box styles may vary, but contents are always identical

Note: this item exceeds the max size limit for normal "post office" airmail or surface mail. However, it can be shipped worldwide by Courier -  please ask me for a quote before buying

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