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Balsa Usa Student Trainer Kit 1830Mm Ws.40-/46*

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The Balsa USA "Student Trainer" is intended as a "BUILDING TRAINER"! This model is designed for those of you that may have learned the basic flying skills from the various ARF's on the market and are looking for something more from the hobby than just buying one ARF after another. The "Student Trainer" is for those that want to become "Model Builders"! The Balsa USA "Student Trainer" will take you through the basics of actually building a wooden model airplane from start to finish, consider it a complete course in model building, and not just the instructions to a kit. In this course, you will learn about the different glue and adhesives used in building a model, how to sand and shape the various pieces that make up a model airplane. You will learn to fit parts properly, build straight wings, a straight and true fuselage, and to align a model, plus a whole lot more! Not just the "how" but the "WHY" will be explained. You'll be offered options and choices with the advantages and disadvantages of each explained. Common problems and their solutions will be discussed and explained. In the end, you will not only have built this model but you'll have achieved a solid understanding of how to build most other models as well and be well on you way to becoming a true "model builder". You'll get a pretty cool model airplane out of the deal too!

Kit Features:

  • Full Sized rolled Plans & Instructions
  • Jig & die cut parts
  • Pre-bent Wire Landing Gear with nose gear strut
  • Basic Hardware Package
  • Removable "1-piece" rubber band on wings


  • Wing span:72 inches
  • Wing Area:840 sq. in.
  • Wing Loading:19-24 oz./sq. ft.
  • Flying Weight:7 - 8-3/4 lbs.
  • Fuselage Length:55 inches

Engine Size Glow 2-Stroke:.40-.46

Engine Size Glow 4-Stroke:.50-.60

Center of Gravity: 2-3/4 inches back from the leading edge of the Wing.

Control Throws:

Elevator: 1/2 inch up and down.

Rudder: 1 inch left and right.



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Customer Reviews

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michael coles

Excellent quality,can’t wait to get started