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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

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