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Old 02-11-2009, 08:01 PM
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hey guys, i am mainly into cars and i wanted to get something real cheap. every time i go to an expo or practically any hobby shop i always see those 30 dollar kits for the tiny little planes that look like the red baron plane. not very realistic, more just a bunch of sticks, but i was wondering what those are called.
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:09 PM
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You are probably talking about the Guillow's balsa and tissue kits.

Like this?

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXBVF5&P=0

In my opinion, these kits are harder to build than a larger r/c plane. Especially some of the older die-cut kits.
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Old 02-11-2009, 08:20 PM
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sorry, i forgot to mention it was electric. also it only had one single wing. probably 18ish inch wing span. i know nothing about planes so i dont know the standard sizes.
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Might be the herr 1/2a size
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Maybe a GWS Pico Stick?

http://www3.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXHCH6&P=7
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"Target"? LOL[>:]
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You gotta spend atleast $100 for a good RTF plane, hobby grade. That other stuff is toy grade.
Alot of people buy the Hobbyzone Supercub as their first plane, $160 RTF.

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