The Art Chester Racer is a 1/16 scale, Society of Antique Modelers qualified, flying model that uses the Box and Former method of simplified construction.
Arthur C. Chester introduced his home-built racer at the 1933 National Air Races at Los Angeles, CA. His best speed at the race was 154.365 MPH. By making changes to the prop, spinner, and streamlining the cockpit Chester continued to increase his speed ultimately achieving over 230 MPH.
This free flight rubber powered kit contains a full-size plan, building instructions, printed balsa wood, balsa stripwood, rubber motor, propeller, nose package, clear plastic for the windshield, wheels, landing gear, and Easy Built Lite colored tissue. You will need a building board, pins, hobby knife, sandpaper, and glue.
Class: Stand-off scale
Building Skill / Flying Skill: Easy / Experienced
PVHC Price: $10.38