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SKU: 439

Taube 40

Vendor Balsa USA
Regular price $152.99 USD
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  Now Laser Cut Parts                                  Upgrade To The Taube 40 Kit Package

Type                                        3-Channel German pre WW-I observation aircraft

Wing Span                              62 Inches

Wing Area                              680 Square Inches total.

Airfoil                                     Flat Bottom

Wing Loading                         14 Oz. / Sq. Foot

Fuselage Length                      44 Inches.

Flying Weight                         5 ~ 6 Pounds.

Engine Size                 .           30 ~ .46 2-Stroke / .40 ~ .50 4-stroke

Prop Size                                   Depends on engine being used 

Fuel Tank                                6 ~ 8 Oz.

Radio Equipment                    3-Channel W/ 3 standard servos

Wheel Size                              4-3/8” vintage (Not included in kit)


Model Features

Balsa, Bass, and Ply construction

Removable “1-piece” bolt on wing


Kit Includes

Full-Size plans W/ Photo instruction book.

Jig & Die cut parts

Pre-bent wire landing gear

Basic hardware package


Items Needed to Complete

Control system, 2-56 push rod type.

Fuel System (fuel tank & fuel lines).

Covering 3, 2-meter rolls of covering material  (Solartex recommended)

1-pair 3-3/4” Vintage wheels


Regular Stocked Parts & Options

Part Number                                       Description

   A439                                    Plans & Instructions     

     483                                     3-3/4” Vintage wheels (1-pair)

     428                                     Gold-N-Rod 36”  (one pack required)

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

     673                                     Flex-Tank 6 Oz.     



Center of Gravity ………3-5/8 Inches back from leading edge of wing

  • Control Throws:
  • Elevator: 1/2 inch up and down.
  • Rudder: 1-3/4 inches left and right.
  • Center of Gravity: 3-5/8 inches back from the leading edge of the Wing.
  • Engine Thrust Line: 1-2 Degrees DOWN, 1 Degree RIGHT.