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SKU: 404

1/4 Scale S.P.A.D. 13

Vendor Balsa USA
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Type                            French built ¼ Scale WW-I biplane fighter

Wing Span                  79-14 Inches (cord 15” top wing, 14” bottom wing)

Wing Area                  2180 Square Inches total.

Airfoil                         flat bottom

Wing Loading             20~24 Oz. / Sq. Foot

Fuselage Length          61-1/4 Inches

Flying Weight             20 to 22 Pounds

Engine Size                 Gasoline 30~35cc / 1.80 ~ 2.00 4-stroke glow 

Prop Size                     Depends on engine being used 

Fuel Tank                    16~24 Oz. (compatible with fuel requirements of engine)

Radio Equipment        4-Channel W/ 5 servos minimum.

Servo Requirements   High torque 60~70 In. / Oz. for rudder and elevator.

Wheel Size                  7” vintage (Not included in kit)

Inside Width Cowl     7-1/2”

 

Model Features

Balsa, Bass, and Ply construction

Two removable “1-piece” Bolt on Wings

 

Kit Includes

Full-Size plans W/ photo instruction book

Jig & die cut parts

Pre-bent wire landing gear and struts W/ hardwood fairings

Basic hardware package

Scale exhaust pipes, louver panels, radiator shutters, valve cover blisters, and more.

 

Items Needed to Complete

Control system (push rod type or pull / pull cable system suitable for a model of this size)

Fuel System (fuel tank & fuel lines) compatible with the fuel requirements of engine being used 1-pair 7” Vintage Wheels.  Covering (3) 5-meter rolls required

 

Regular Stocked Parts & Options

Part Number             Description   

   D4042                      Decal Set        

   A404                        Plans & Instructions    

   488                           7” Vintage wheels (1-pair)

   G902                        1/4 Scale Vickers Gun  (2 req.)

   429                           Gold-N-Rod 48”    (one pack required)

   430                           Gold-N-Cable 36”  (one pack required)

   679                           24 Oz. Fuel Tank  (For Glow Fuel use ONLY)

           

 

Notes:

Center of Gravity                  4” back from leading edge of TOP wing.

                  

            Control Throws:                                                                    Incidence:                                         

Elevator …………….. 2-1/4” Up and Down                Top Wing  …………… +1 Degrees        

Rudder ……………… 3” Left and Right                    Bottom Wing  …...  -1~0.0 Degrees          

Ailerons ……   …….. 1-1/2” Up and Down               Tail ...………………..  0.0 Degrees         

(Aileron differential  1-3/4" Up 3/4” Down)                 

 

Thrust Line  2 Degrees DOWN,  1~2 Degrees RIGHT

 

 

1/4 Scale S.P.A.D.  13 Decals "American"

(2)       Large Roundels           Top of Top Wing ........................... 13-7/8 Inch

(2)       Smaller Roundels       Bottom of Bottom Wing ………...  12-3/4 Inch

(2)       22 Aero Squadron “the Shooting Stars” ………………… Fuselage Sides.

(2)       #20 Aircraft Numbers  …………………………………..  Fuselage Sides

(2)       “Tail Numbers” ………………………………………....  Vertical Fin