Guillows T-28D Trojan Balsa Kit
The T-28 was the first post war advanced trainer produced in quantity for training pilots for high-speed jet aircraft. Nearly 2000 of these fine trainers where built before production ended in 1957. With advent of the war in South Vietnam, the T-28 was given a new lease on life when it proved to be effective “COIN’ or counter insurgency aircraft against enemy forces operating in the dense tropical jungle. Flown by Vietnamese pilots, the T-28 usually also carried an American advisor/observer on these combat missions.
- Scale: 1:30
Designed to be built as a magnificent static display model, a flying rubber band powered model, a gas powered model or an electric powered model. All the parts are included for a rubber band powered model but further parts are needed to make this model gas or electric powered. Instructions on how to do this are included.
Accurate scale plan and illustrated step-by-step model building booklet, light vacuum formed parts such as nose cowl, bubble canopy and small external details, genuine decal set, scale plastic main wheels, rubber band motor, plastic propeller, plastic thrust bearing, wire propeller shaft, covering tissue, razor sharp die-cut balsa parts and generous quantity of strip stock.
REQUIRED TO COMPLETE:
- Balsa cement
- Craft knife
- Model pins
- Shrinking dope (for sealing tissue covering)
- Brush for applying dope