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Seaplanes from Tangiku Model Craft
Balsa Kits from Pioneer of Hydroplane
Date:20, Aug, 2012
Investigated and Written by Misaka Youhei
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PAUL 4C-120 Code No. 303
Length: 1525 mm Weight: About 4.5 kg
Span: 1780 mm Price: 54,600 yen (tax in.)



Now, let us introduce balsa kits of seaplane. They say balsa kits are for advanced modelers.

First, you are explained what the balsa kits are. In tropical regions, you can find balsa, having very light and strong wood. And so it is fitted to the materials of radio controlled models. Recent mainstream of radio controlled airplanes has been A. R. F, Almost Ready to Fly, kits. An age ago, however, the main current was balsa kits.


Other type of their seaplanes
If you were a beginner, it must be hard a little to deal with balsa airplane kits. You have to build framework and you need a large space to construct. That will probably be some pain maker to the persons bad at handicraft. But really most of RC airplane lovers like the balsa kits because it is easier to understand structures of models and easier to repair or to alter as he likes.

Then, why are we introducing balsa kits of the seaplane? That is for the one who cannot like to assemble universal airplanes when balsa kits are dealt with.

Tangiku Model Craft, established in Aichi Prefecture, has been called Pioneer of hydroplanes. A sales agency is Tettra Inc. Among their radio controlled seaplane models, Zuiun can especially be commended. Zuiun is also called Paul in English. By a curious coincidence, Zuiun was originally a type of reconnaissance planes manufactured by Aichi Kokuki a long time ago. And lately, a maker in Aichi has manufactured radio controlled Zuiun models.

The plane must be loved by you.



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