Purchase the SportyROG complete kit to get airborne faster. This time saving kit is precision laser-cut from selected AAA balsa and delivered wrapped with full size copy of the original printed plans and parts sheet. Kit includes all required wood parts and strip to complete including: 1 1/8 in. diameter plastic wheels, 5 1/2 in. free flight propeller and nose piece, 3/16 x 8 in. rubber motor, music wire for landing gear.
We were encouraged to create the SportyROG as a platform capable of reinforcing the basic aspects of model building, including: cutting parts, using glues, sanding, and covering.
[quote]Here’s a fun little project designed to giver you and that fledgling builder a simple and delightful model to assemble and fly together[/quote]
The SportyROG combines all of the above processes in a format that is simpleHere’s a fun little project designed to giver you and that fledgling builder a simple and delightful model to assemble and fly together enough to hold the attention span of young builders. The result is an attractive and compelling rubber powered free flight model that sirs more enthusiasm, in your budding pilot, than the typical “stick” type beginner models. Build it!
- SportyROG plans printed single sided with bonus 1:1 parts template page
- Laser-cut wood parts and strip to complete the model
- Wheels, 1 1/8 in. diameter plastic
- Propeller, 5 1/2 in. free flight unit with nose piece
- Motor, 3/16 x 8 in. rubber band motor
- Wire, music wire for landing gear.
Span: 16 in.
Area: 48 sq. in.
Length: 16.24 in.
Average Flying Weight: 3/4 oz.
Skill Level: Beginner
Propeller: 5 1/2 in. SIG Free Flight Propeller with Nose Assembly
Motor: 3/16 x 8 in. Rubberband
As featured in the April 2015 pilot issue of Balsa Builder Magazine!