The majority of U.S. pilots of World War II received their primary flight training in the famous Stearman Trainer. This excellent 2-seat biplane was known as the PT-17 when delivered to Army flight training centres. The Navy designations were N2S-1 and N2S-4. Nearly 3,000 were built in the 1940-43 period and, in the post war era and up to modern times, the Stearman Trainer has been successfully used as a stunt plane and crop duster.
Beautiful large scale balsa models, from the famous Stearman PT-17 trainer to the history making Spirit of St. Louis. Our latest release, the DC-3, can also be built as a C-47 and decals & instructions to build either model are included. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an aeroplane widely known for deeds in wartime or, like the Cessna Skyhawk, for its present day popularity. Here is model building worthy of the time and effort, you would be hard pressed to find a finer kit available. Scale models as only Guillow makes them, kits contain the best quality materials and instructions that have made Guillow kits the Best in Balsa.
Note: Parts for use with control line flying are no longer included with kit.
Quality scale balsa model aeroplane kits. These model construction kits have scale realism for the super detail fan and light weight for those who build and fly. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an aeroplane widely known for deeds in wartime or present day popularity.
- Scale is 1:16, Wingspan is 28in