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(DPR1007) DPR Rare Bird - Glider

Our Price: 24.99


Imported into the UK by J Perkins Distribution of Kent

An attractive, free-flight sailplane that offers an absorbing traditional build, towline launch and exceptional flying characteristics

 For those who already have a little model-making experience the Rare Bird offers a quality and immensely satisfying build due in no small part to its crisp laser-cut components, accurate full-size plan and lightweight wood selection. Sporting traditional tissue covering, a hook and line tow system and a banded wings this gentle flyer offers all the challenges and rewards of stick ‘n’ tissue aeromodelling.

 Experienced modellers with a trained eye will already have realised the potential for the Rare Bird to be converted to simple single-channel radio control, or even two-channel with a motor pod. The possibilities for this kit are limited only by your imagination and your skill. The Rare Bird, then, a comfortable build for the relative beginner or an exciting challenge for the experienced radio flyer.


  • Wingspan (mm):  900
  • Length (mm):  685
  • Power source:  Towline
  • Construction:  Balsa & tissue

-Outstanding flying characteristics.
-Offers the full Stick ‘n’ tissue build experience.
-Everything included except glue, clear dope and thinners.
-Accurate laser cut balsa parts help speed assembly.
-Banded wing and tailplane system.
-Traditional lightweight tissue covering.
-Can be converted to radio control by the experienced modeller.

What's in the box

-Laser cut balsa parts set.
-strip wood bundle for spars and longerons.
-Sandpaper sheet.
-Rare Bird water-slide decal sheet.
-Towline and handle.
-Towline marker flag.
-Tissue paper sheets to cover the airframe.
-Full-size plan.
-Pre-cut clear acetate for canopy.
-Small bag of nose weights.
-Translucent acetate sheet to cover the plan.
-Comprehensive step-by-step instruction manual.

Needed to complete

Glue (balsa cement, PVA or cyano), clear dope and thinners. 




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