Balsa USA 1/6-Scale Nieuport 17 kit

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1/6 Scale Nieuport 17 kit

From the kings of balsa built up kit, this new smaller version of their 1/4-scale Nieuport 17, this 1/6-scale is sure to be a big hit at the Aerodrome. Flight characteristics are similar to the 1/4 scale model, smooth straight takeoffs, excellent maneuverability, from slow type flying to sport type maneuvers, with excellent recovery. Three point landings are easy, or it can handle scale wheel landings with ease.

55-inch span

683 sq. in wingh area

.35 – .50 2-stroke .70-4-stroke engine range


Model Features
Balsa, Bass, and Ply construction, 2 removable “1-piece” bolt on wings.

Kit Includes
Full-Size plans with photo instruction manual
Jig & die-cut parts
Pre-bent wire landing gear and struts
Basic hardware package
ABS cowl

Items Needed to Complete Model
Control System, push rod type or pull/pull cable system, “suitable for model”

Fuel System (fuel tank & fuel lines). Compatable with engine requirements.
(2) 2-meter rolls of covering material (Solartex recommended)

The kit features Fall Out TM Die-Cut parts, all hardware is included. 2 sheets of rolled plans with instruction manual. This lightweight prototype flys very well in all conditions tested using an engine.

Building the model is straight forward techniques off teh plans, easy to read and understand.

List of Items Needed to Complete
(2) 2-meter rolls of Solartex covering, silver
1 set of 4 3/8″ Vintage Dubro Wheels
(1) 6-8 oz Dubro Fuel Tank
Williams Brothers 1/6 Sc. Sport Bust for pilot
(1) 1/6 Sc. Williams Bros. Vickers Machine gun
(1) 1/6 Sc. Williams Bros. Lewis Machine Gun Decal Package

Updated: August 5, 2008 — 10:00 AM


  1. who sells the kit? and is it any good?

  2. Looking for wheels and decals for balsa USA kit.

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