This is the Bird-Dog from Guillows. Suitable for Ages 10 & Older.
Originally designated the L-19, The Bird Dog went into production in June, 1956 and was used during the Korean campaign as a liaison airplane by Army Field Forces to spot enemies troop concentrations, direct ground operations, carry ammunition, and evacuate wounded. Once it returned to production in 1962 and became designated the 0-1E, the Bird Dog gained fame anew as a “FAC” airplane (forward air controller) in South Vietnam war where it was very effective in spotting and directing fire against the enemy Vietcong forces.
Accurate scale plan
Precision-cut balsa wood parts
Cleanly formed plastic nose cowl
Rubber motor band
Ample covering tissue
Molded plastic prop and wire landing gear
Product Item #: 902