1923 Avro 558, Biplane Motor Glider

From: $119.00

Our Avro 558 (1923) Biplane Motor Glider is a historical classic from the 1923 Lympne light aircraft trials and certain to delight with it long slender lines and efficient glide. Stevens AeroModel is happy to offer the Avro 558 as an interlocking laser-cut balsa wood model airplane kit. With easy to follow illustrated instructions and our precision cutting, the Avro 558 frames quickly even in the hands of novice builders.

Made in Colorado, USA
Item Number: SAK-AVRO538
Wing span 33 in. | Wing area 205 sq. in. | Flying weight 7.5 oz. | 3-channel (RET)
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Add the motor!

The Avro 558 flies best when using our powerful Park BL250 motor.

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Add a speed control!

No soldering required! Our 10A ESC is pre-wired with the matching connector set for our motor.

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Grab a few propellers!

One 6x3 GWS HD propeller will do, but we all know that the only way to keep from breaking a propeller is to have a spare in your field box.

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Add a propeller adapter!

The suggested GWS propeller works best with this E-Flite 2mm setscrew style propeller adapter.

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Add the markings!

Save time and money by adding our super snazzy cut vinyl markings package to this purchase.

Additional Details

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, 6×3 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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