PuddleBug UM

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Our charming PuddleBug™ UM overflows with character and evokes fond memories of childhood free-flight designs. Well behaved in-flight manners with ample power on tap for stunting the PuddleBug is certain to be the talk of your next indoor fly-in. Enter the world of Micro / Indoor flying with an easy to assemble, precision, laser-cut model airplane by Stevens AeroModel. Kit includes one #2 Trexler pneumatic balloon wheel a $12.00 value.

Beginners will appreciate the PuddleBug UM, a design that features a simple single surface wing, low parts count, and self jigging fuselage that builds straight every time. The gentle flying PuddleBug will not spin and stalls are always clean, predictable, and straight ahead. The PuddleBug’s slow speed, wide flight envelope, and forgiving handling keeps the new pilot from trouble while the low mass, durable, all balsa construction makes encounters with the ground a non-event. Should you find your PuddleBug requires repair; damage is easily fixed at the field in seconds with thin CA glue.

Made in Colorado, USA
Item Number: SAK-PBUGUM
Wing span 17 3/4 in. | Wing area 71 sq. in. | Flying Weight 1.2 oz. | 3-channel (RET)

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Add the propeller!

This 130mm x 70mm propeller is designed to thread on to the output shaft of the suggested gearbox. Add one or more to your order.

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Add the gearbox!

We suggest this narrow mount ultra micro gearbox - don't forget to grab the corresponding motor (listed below).

Add a the motor!

This motor is a perfect fit for the gearbox (above) and is pre-wired to interface with the suggested receiver unit.

Add a multi-function ultra micro receiver!

This ultra micro receiver includes a pair of onboard linear servos and electronic speed control. Requires a Spektrum DSM2/X compatible transmitter.

Add a battery extension!

This ultra-micro battery extension provides extra reach to the Ultra Micro receiver unit.

Add the covering!

One PatchPak of AeroLITE is all it will take... did we mention we like Red?

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Additional Details


Wing Span | 17 3/4 in
Overall Length | 10 1/2 in
Wing Area |71 in²
Flying Weight | 1.2 oz
Wing Loading | 2.2 oz/ft²

Controls Required | 3 channel, R/E/T
Construction | Balsa / Ply
Category | Micro Indoor


  • Step-by-step illustrated assembly manual
  • Full size detail drawings
  • Hand selected laser-cut AAA balsa and hardwood stock
  • Comprehensive hardware package | Scale motor and fuel tank details

Required Electronics

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Required finishing items

  • Covering film | 1 PatchPak™ AeroLITE™
  • CA Glue | Thin and Medium Adhesives


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