Although the original manufacturer of the Aeronca Champion sold their business, their successor the Champion Aircraft Corp. produced many of this widely known personal aeroplane. Aeroncas have been a common site on American airports for many years and rival the Piper Cubs for popularity. Guillows scale model of the Champion 85 is designed to faithfully duplicate the many fine characteristics of this flyer.
These popular private planes are still in use today by many private pilots. Whether built for scale or contest flying, the balsa wood aeroplanes in this series represent the finest in design and flight capability. Each can be flown using either the rubber motor included in the kit or converted to gas engine or electric motor (instructions for using electric power supplied in kits).
Quality scale balsa model aeroplane kits. These model construction kits have scale realism for the super detail fan and light weight for those who build and fly. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an aeroplane widely known for deeds in wartime or present day popularity.
- Scale is 1:18, Wingspan is 24in