Perma-Grit Tools

We stock a range of these superb abrasives. If you have never tried Perma-Grit tungsten carbide tools then I urge you to do so. They really are fantastic and once you have tried them you will wonder how you ever coped without! The hand tools are comfortable and easy to use. They give excellent results…

Chuck Gliders

Heaps of fun for adults and kids, chuck gliders are what gave many of today’s aeromodellers an introduction to this fascinating hobby. These tough little machines from Estes assemble in seconds, without the need for tools or glue. They turn in a great performance and will keep kids entertained for hours. They make brilliant stocking…

Tiger 72

Back in 1990, Radio Modeller magazine published a plan for an attractive, low wing aerobatic design of 60″ wingspan, suitable for .40 two stroke power, designed by Colin Dickinson. The model was called Ruhig Tigre (which roughly translates as quiet, or peaceful tiger) and proved popular. In 2015, Jim Newberry took the outline of the…

Adhesives and magnets

We stock a range of adhesive products and magnets to complement our kits. We only stock the products that we use ourselves so we can vouch for their effectiveness. This section will be expanding over time, so check back regularly to see the latest products.

Tiger 72 Manual

This expanded instruction manual is intended to complement the printed manual supplied with the plan. The expanded manual contains a wealth of photographs to help clear up any uncertainty in the written instructions, but if all else fails do get in touch with us and we will help out however we can. The Tiger 72…

A Basic Tool Set

There is a misconception that building a model aeroplane from plans is a difficult and complex undertaking, requiring a vast collection of expensive, specialist tools. Whilst this might well be true for the sort of scale masterpieces seen at model airshows, it is certainly not the case for all plan-built models. If we take a…

Links

4-Max – Electric motors, batteries, servos, ESCs, accessories. Fighteraces – Suppliers of Klass Kote and Warbird Colours paints. SLEC – Wheels, adhesives, tools, building aids and accessories. Real Model Pilots – 3D printed scale pilots and accessories. Carbon copy – Undercarriage components, cowls and accessories.

Puddleduck Manual

This expanded instruction manual is intended to complement the printed manual supplied with the plan. The expanded manual contains a wealth of photographs to help clear up any uncertainty in the written instructions, but if all else fails do get in touch with us and we will help out however we can. Puddleduck is based…

Expanded instruction manuals

Here you will find illustrated instruction manuals to complement the written manuals included with the plans. These manuals will help to resolve any uncertainty during construction but are also a handy way of seeing what is involved before buying a plan and/or parts set.