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StevensAero - 1923 Avro 558, Biplane Motor Glider

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Catalog Number
SAK-AVRO558
Shipping Weight
0.95 lbs
Product Origin
Made in Colorado, U.S.A
Wing Span (in.)
33
Wing Area (sq. in.)
205
Length (in.)
20.5
Flying Weight (oz.)
7.5
Loading (oz. / sq. ft.)
5.3
Wing Cube Loading
4.4
Control Layout
RET
Retail
139.00 USD
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119.00 USD (Save 14%)
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Avro 558 (1923) Biplane Motor Glider. A historical classic from the 1923 Lympne light aircraft trials and certain to delight with it long slender lines and efficient glide.

The Build:

Designed and manufactured in the USA using industry leading construction methods and innovative laser cutting techniques, Stevens AeroModel hand selects only the highest quality AAA balsa and hard woods from select state-side mills. To ensure builder success the thoughtful design and materials selection is backed by a thorough step-by-step photo illustrated instruction, clear drawings, and comprehensive top-shelf hardware package. StevensAero.com cordially invites you to experience the satisfaction of building and flying this one-of-a-kind scale model airplane.

Kit includes:

Step-by-step photo-illustrated assembly manual. 100% laser cut balsa and hardwood parts from AAA hand selected wood. Profile pilot figure Scale graphics cutting template, hardware including: push rods, control horns, landing gear, wheels, wing and tail skids.

Kit requires:

  • Four channel receiver (small 8g or less) with compatible transmitter
  • Servos, two Hitec HS-35HD or HS5035HD
  • Motor, SA Sport BL-250 brushless [SUP1510-15]
  • Speed Contro, 10A Brushless [SUP10AESC]
  • Propeller, 6x3 GWS HD propeller [GW/EP6030]
  • Propeller adapter, 2mm set screw style [EFLM1927]
  • Battery, 550mAh 7.4V LiPo [HP-LG325-550-2S]

Suggested finishing items:

Sanding block, thin and medium CA glue, and 1 roll of AeroLITE film. Our display model has been covered using one roll of AeroLITE (silver) and completed using our optional pre-cut vinyl graphics package.

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    Limited Warranty:
    This product is guaranteed to arrive to you operational, beyond that no additional warranty, guarantee of suitability, offer of service, or replacement is provided. We allow 30 days from the date of purchase for the end user to verify the function of this product and make a warranty claim.
     
    Extended Warranty (available as an option only at time of purchase):
    With purchase of extended warranty, Stevens AeroModel will repair or replace this item once within one year of date of purchase, no questions asked.  To redeem extended warranty defective item must be returned, at senders expense, to Stevens AeroModel along with copy of purchase receipt.  International warranty claims will be charged 5.00 USD (return postage and handling).
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    Special Instructions: Never exceed the recommended battery voltage listed on the package. Do not use a separate battery supply with this controller. Never disconnect the battery supply when the motor is running.

    Limited Warranty:

    This product is guaranteed to arrive to you operational, beyond that no additional warranty, guarantee of suitability, offer of service, or replacement is provided. We allow 30 days from the date of purchase for the end user to verify the function of this product and make a warranty claim.

    Extended Warranty (available as an option only at time of purchase):
     
    With purchase of extended warranty, Stevens AeroModel will repair or replace this item once within one year of date of purchase, no questions asked.  To redeem extended warranty defective item must be returned, at senders expense, to Stevens AeroModel along with copy of purchase receipt.  International warranty claims will be charged 5.00 USD (return postage and handling).
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    Speed: 0.10 sec/60° @ 4.8V
    Length: 0.73 in (18.6mm)
    Width: 0.30 in (7.6mm)
    Height: 0.61 in (15.5mm)
    Weight: 0.16 oz (4.5 g)
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    SUPERIOR GAP FILLING FORMULA
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    SUPER THIN - WATER LIKE CONSISTENCY
    BONDS AND CURES IN 1 TO 5 SECONDS
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  • 1923 Avro 558 Graphics Set

    Pre-cut vinyl decal set for 1923 Avro 558 laser cut model airplane kit [SAK-AVRO558]. Save time and effort with this precisely cut graphics package for your Avro 558. Cut from premium grade 2mm black vinyl and ready for application to your model.
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Customer feedback

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1 Most recent customer reviews (see all reviews):
Robert Ryerson
Aug 14, 2014
The kit is elegantly designed and executed as are the instructions! I had a great time assembling the airframe and it is now ready to be covered. However, not being an experienced wire bender I screwed up the landing gear. I wish I could have purchased a pre-bent landing gear with the kit.

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