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24" VERON FLEDGLING
The Veron Fledgling is a nice, traditionally built up, vintage, rubber-powered, free-flight duration model, with excellent flying performance. Outerzone describes it as "A simple model with contest performance designed expressly for beginners", but we think you might need a little bit of building experience to complete it successfully.
AT A GLANCE
- Wingspan: 20" (50.8 cm)
- Power system: Rubber; Free flight
- Manufacturer: Veron
- Difficulty: Intermediate
The Fledgling features top quality, precision laser-cut parts to aid accurate, speedy construction and makes for a great flying model. As with many of our duration rubber models, the Fledgling can easily be modified by the experienced builder to take lightweight electric motor and 3 channel R/C equipment, for relaxed summer evening flying.
- Balsa wood sheets with precise laser cut parts
- Ply cut part
- Strip wood.
- 9" diameter plastic propeller.
- One low friction plastic nose bushing for the propeller
- Two plastic wheels
- Piano wire
- Brass tubing
- F.A.I. 3/16" rubber motor strip.
- Tissue to cover the model.
- Full size printed plan with instructions.
- Wood glue
Model pictured courtesy of Brian Lever features coloured tissue and markings not 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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Loving looking model with everything included in the box. As a complete beginner I purchased this as it was listed as suitable for beginners like me. However after looking at the plans I was a little overcome by some of the terms and techniques required and some of the instructions lfet me baffled. I would instead rate this for an intermediate experienced modeller.