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Item No. SIGRC38
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Item No. SIGRC38
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Product Details

Key Features
  • Construction: Built-up balsa and ply
  • Wings: One-piece with formed wire cabane struts and nylon wing bolts
  • Aileron Control: Single servo
  • Cowl: Two-piece molded ABS plastic
  • Landing Gear: Prebent wire
  • Wheel Pants: Plastic
  • Engine Mount: Two piece composite
In The Box
  • All wood required to build kit
  • cowl
  • landing gear
  • hardware
  • full- size plans
  • wheel pants
  • decals
  • Product Manual
Needed to Complete
  • Radio: 4-channel
  • Servos: Five (2-aileron, 1-rudder, 1-elevator, 1-throttle)
  • Engine: 2-Stroke .40 - .45 cu in (6.5 - 7.5 cc)
  • Propeller: Depending on selected engine
  • Building and Field Equipment
  • Fuel Tank: 8oz
  • Spinner: 2"
  • Main Wheels: 2-3/4" main
  • Tailwheel: 1-1/8"

Homebuilt hero!

The Smith Miniplane is the design that started the modern homebuilding era. Designed and built in 1957 by Frank Smith, Miniplanes were designed with homebuilders and weekend pilots in mind. It could be constructed with tools easily within reach of the average craftsman, and in the air it was stable and easy to fly; just what many sportsman pilots were looking for! Now you can build your own Smith Miniplane with this kit!
  • Semi-symmetrical airfoil
  • Outstanding roll rate
  • Precision, die-cut formers and ribs
  • Molded plastic cowling, wheel pants, and headrest
  • Formed wire cabane struts
  • Formed landing gear wires
  • Complete hardware pack
  • Engine mounts
  • Colorful, self-adhesive decals
  • Full size plans
  • Scale 3-view drawing
  • Photo-illustrated assembly manual

Product Specifications

Airfoil Shape Semi-symmetrical
CG (Center of Gravity) 0.24" (6mm) back from leading edge of lower wing measured at the fuselage
Completion Level Kit
Engine Size 2-Stroke .40 - .45 cu in (6.5 - 7.5 cc) required
Flaps No
Power Type Glow
Landing Gear Prebent wire
Material Wood
Minimum Required Radio 4-channel
Muffler Type Standard type supplied with engine
Product Length 40.38" (1026 mm)
Product Weight Flying Weight: 5.25lbs (2380g)
Propeller Size Depends on selected engine
Radio Sold Separately
Receiver Sold Separately
Skill Level Level 2
Steering Steerable tailwheel
Transmitter Range Full range (transmitter not included)
Wing Area 650 sq in (41.9 sq dm)
Wing Loading 18.6 oz sq ft (57 g/sq dm)
Wingspan 44" (1118 mm)