Cessna Bird Dog
Wing Span: 18"
Min. Age: 10
Guillow Easy Build-By-Number rubber band powered balsa wood airplane model kits are fun to build and fly!
Originally designated the L-19, The Bird Dog went into production in June, 1956 and was used during the Korean campaign as a liaison airplane by Army Field Forces to spot enemies troop concentrations, direct ground operations, carry ammunition, and evacuate wounded. Return to production in 1962 and designated the 0-1E, the Bird Dog gained fame anew as a “ FAC” airplane (forward air controller) in South Vietnam war where it was very effective in spotting and directing fire against the enemy Vietcong forces.
Build a Scale Balsa Wood Rubber Powered Cessna O-IE Bird-Dog South Vietnam " FAC" Plane (Forward Air Control) with this Balsa ModelConstruction Kit from Guillow's. Scale Model Suitable for Ages 10 and Older. The Bird Dog gained fame as a "FAC" airplane (forward air controller) in the South Vietnam war where it was very effective in spotting and directing fire against the enemy Viet Cong forces.
A rubber band powered model for indoor or outdoor flying.
Top quality, precision-cut balsa wood and "razor sharp" die-cut < /font> balsa parts.
Built light, it's a great flyer with ample wing area and effective rubber motor/propeller combination.
Cleanly formed plastic nose cowl.
Rubber motor band.
Ample covering tissue.
Molded plastic propeller.
Wire for landing gear.
Large sheet of insignia.
Acetate sheet for window areas.
Accurate scale plan and illustrated assembly instructions.
One Cessna O-IE Bird-Dog Model.
H obby Knife
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Wingspan: 18" (45.7cm)
Guillow Easy Build-By-Number rubber band powered balsa wood airplane model kits are fun to build and fly! Building and flying balsa wood model airplanes is a fascinating and fun hobby. The wood model airplanes may be flown or simply hung for display. Many enjoy leaving the paper covering off and displaying the wood framework of the plane hung from a ceiling. The wood frame is beautiful with just a coating of sealer to protect it.
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