This is a very comprehensive kit including all At close to 1/4 scale, the Robin Woodhead design of the Bf108 Taifun is a near scale model of the mid 1934/5 sports, touring and communication aircraft which was designed and developed to meet the emerging needs of the Luftwaffe. It became the forerunnerof the Me109 fighter aircraft. The model has been designed to be powered by a 33cc to 50cc petrol engine.
Length - 81" (2058mm)
Wing Span - 103" (2636mm)
Kit contains -
All laser & CNC cut parts
All additional wood to complete model
All accessories included (Wheels, retracts & fuel tank not included)
Fibre glass cowl
Complete vac form set
Laser cut control panel with dials and fitting instructions
A 4 part full size plan.
This is not a beginner's plane
Although the Bf108 Taifun is relatively easy to build and fly, it is a model of an advanced high performance communications aeroplane and has similar flying characteristics. Just as a WW2 pilot would have extensive instruction in trainer aeroplanes before graduating to the Bf108 Taifun, we recommend your able to handle a low wing scale model before you fly our version.
The Bf108 Taifun prototype was flown and produced good perfomance using the folllowing engine - OS GT33
Retracts, wheels and spinner are available from Kingfisher Aviation.