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20" KK CHAMP
The KK Champ is a very simple, quick to build, surprisingly robust control line trainer for 0.75 - 1cc (.049 - .06 cu.in) diesel or glow-plug motors such as the ED Bee. Precision laser-cut, with all parts pre-formed, that will get you flying in only a few hours.
A real classic, which has stood the test of time and will get you through the early stages of learning to fly control line.
AT A GLANCE
- Wingspan 20" (50.8 cm)
- Power system: control line; motor up to 1.5cc
- Manufacturer: KK replica
This kit is a laser-cut replica of the original KK Champ. The KK Champ is a pre-fabricated control-liner and was originally intended for the ED Bee, d. c. Spitfire or Mills 0.75 diesel motors, which all featured integral fuel tanks. The motor mount is suitable for other engines, but you may have to attach a 1.5cc fuel tank.
- Full-sized plotted plans with instructions
- Balsa wood and ply sheets with precision laser-cut parts
- Ply cut parts
- Pair of 1 1/2" streamlined wheels
- Piano Wire for undercarriage and lead outs
- Bellcrank assembly
- Cloth hinge material
- Tissue (white, domestic)
Model shown above, expertly built and photographed by Brian Lever, features decals, paints, motor and propeller not included in the kit. Brian has also provided some tips for trimming and flying the Champ that are included in the kit.
INCLUDED IN YOUR KIT
This is a basic list of kit contents that will be updated with a more detailed list soon.
- Plotted plan
- Laser cut parts
- Tissue covering
- PVA Glue
Only Suitable For Ages 14+
Choking Hazard - Contains small parts, keep out of reach of children.
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I built a kk champ my first control line model when I was13 in 1965 I also got a Davis Charlton .75 quick start engine learnt to fly it second go what's special is I've still got it and it still works I've got lots of other models and engines from that time in the loft but it's time to let them go the champ was the most fun so not bad value for 4quid