Many of these wood aircraft kits are designed to reflect traditional wood construction methods and can be built to show off the detailed interior structures which provide the airframes' shape and stiffness.
Model Airways models are designed to be highly detailed replicas of historic aircraft for display.
Many of the West Wings model can be built for rubber-band powered flight, some can also be fitted with a suitably lightweight radio control system.

  • DUMAS Piper J4-E Cub-Coupe

  • Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
£17.99
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(Product Ref #52060)
Guillows 1/12 Sopwith Camel Balsa Kit 801
Beautiful large balsa wood airplane models-from the famous Stearman PT-17 trainer to the history making Spirit of St. Louis. Our latest release the Douglas DC-3. This model can also be built as a C-47; decals and instructions to build either model are included. Each model is a small but faithful replica of an airplane widely known for deeds in wartime or, like the Cessna Skyhawk, for its present day popularity. Here is toy airplane model building worthy of the time and effort-you would be hard pressed to find a finer kit available.
£67.99
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(Product Ref #57142)
Model Airways 1/16 Wright Flyer Wood and Metal Model Aircraft Kit MA1020
Model Airways museum quality wood and metal aircraft kits feature true-to-life structral details, reproducing virtually every facet of the real aircraft. Materials include birch parts for the wings and fuselage, metal parts for the engine, accurately scaled brass and steel parts, and copper wire for tensioning. The most interesting feature of the Model Airways kit is its open airframe, normally hidden under layers of cloth or canvas the laser-cut wooden frames are uncovered to show the intricacies of construction. You’ll find birch fuselage bulkheads, wing ribs and pilot’s seat, basswood fuselage stringers and wing rib caps plus an authentic engine and airframe fittings recreated in metal.

The Wright Flyer, 1903

The most detailed and accurate Wright Flyer kit ever made! This true-to-life static model reproduces virtually every detail of the real aircraft. Model Airways have designed the model without fabric covering to show its fascinating structural components.

Model Airways’ Wright Flyer kit contains

  • Laser cut basswood parts for ribs and other wooden components
  • A host of metal parts for building the engine, complete with cylinders, magneto and radiator.
  • Brass chain and over 160 photo-etched brass parts for fittings and braces to simulate the Wright Brothers' construction methods
  • Three detailed, actual size plan sheets and a 28-page illustrated step-by-step assembly manual will assist both novice and expert modelers in the completion of a museum quality model.

    Wingspan 30in. Fuselage Length 15in.
    Note - These models designed to display the airframe structure, no covering is supplied.
  • £109.99
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    (Product Ref #81689)
    West Wings Supermarine Spitfire Balsa kit WW04
    The West Wings Spitfire is a great model that has undoubted 'Spitfire' presence and combines that with superb flying performance.
    £30.99
    Available from shops: Plymouth: 1, Stroud: 1
    (Product Ref #29086)
    A delightful rubber powered sport biplane supplied as a pre-cut balsa kit and including rubber motor, propeller, moulded plastic wheels and tissue.
    £23.99
    Website: 1
    (Product Ref #29084)
    West Wings 1/24 Hawker Tempest Mk V Balsa Kit WW504
    A series of four scale aircraft kits designed for the younger or first time modeller.
    Supplied in 1/24th scale and complete with printed
    balsa sheet and stripwood, rubber motor, tissue, wire, plan and instructions.
    Wingspan: 523mm (20.6")
    Additional items are required for completion.
    £24.99
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    (Product Ref #29090)
    Now with LASER CUT BALSA PARTS !!!

    The small Nieuport 11 biplane was affectionately known as the "Bebe" (baby). The Nieuport was originally designed for racing; this light plane was fast and extremely maneuverable and was the first combat airplane to carry the famed "Lafayette Escadrille" into battle. Official entry into battle: 6:00 AM April 20, 1916.

    Wingspan: 24"
    £59.99
    Available from shops: Gloucester: 1
    (Product Ref #68828)
    With over 60 die cut parts this ready to assemble kit of this iconic WW2 british aircraft builds into a fine rubber powered free flight model
    £25.00
    Available from shops: Bristol: 2
    (Product Ref #85604)

    A traditional wooden model kit for the Supermarine Spitfire.

    £59.99
    Available from shops: Stroud: 1
    (Product Ref #43952)
    Fabulous ¾" scale World War II model for rubber power, U-Control and free flight. The ultimate in scale design and construction. From the extra special instruction sheets and plans to the well cut die cut balsa parts sheets, these balsa wood airplane kits truly represent the last word for those seeking the unusual in value, quality and completeness. For ages 12 and up
    £54.99
    Available from shops: Cardiff: 1
    (Product Ref #66816)
    £59.99
    Available from shops: Gloucester: 1
    (Product Ref #42356)
    • DUMAS Mister Mulligan
    • Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
      £19.99
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      (Product Ref #94642)
      • DUMAS Stinson Voyager
      • Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
      £16.99
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      (Product Ref #94643)

      DUMAS Tiger Moth
      Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)

      £24.00
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      (Product Ref #85737)
      • DUMAS Ford Tri-Motor 
      • Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
      £16.99
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      (Product Ref #94649)
      • DUMAS Staggerwing
      • Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
      £19.99
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      (Product Ref #94653)
      • DUMAS Fokker EIII
        Wingspan - 17.5 inch (44.5cm)
      £24.00
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      (Product Ref #94659)
      • DUMAS WACO YMF-5
        Wingspan - 18 inch (18 inch (46cm)

       

      £32.99
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      (Product Ref #94664)

      The new modeling kit of the German triplane Fokker Dr.I of the Red Baron will delight modelers. It is a wooden model of the German plane with a scale 1/16, very compact and has numerous details. Faithful replica of the original even with the same materials: metal, for the structure; and wood, for the wings.

      Suitable for exhibition in any dependency even having a large scale for its compact measures. In addition, the Fokker scale model has the best and most detailed multimedia instructions on the market with 7 languages ??on DVD: video tutorials and more than 600 photos that teach you precisely all the steps to build this fantastic model, that is, up to Get a museum quality model.

      It has unique high quality details, and it includes a fantastic BONUS that will make you fall in love with this magnificent piece: beautiful methacrylate stand with the name of the plane, brass and steel engraving, injected metal parts, cockpit details, metal structure and wings made of wood, without forgetting the poster of the plane to scale 1: 1. The model is easy to build and has more than 750 pieces.

      Its measurements are... Wingspan: 17.72'' (450 mm) x Length: 14.17'' (360 mm) x Heigth: 7.24'' (184 mm

      £270.00
      MRP £299.99you save £29.99
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      (Product Ref #78234)

      Model Airways museum quality wood and metal aircraft kits feature true-to-life structral details, reproducing virtually every facet of the real aircraft. Materials include birch parts for the wings and fuselage, metal parts for the engine, accurately scaled brass and steel parts, and copper wire for tensioning. The most interesting feature of the Model Airways kit is its open airframe, normally hidden under layers of cloth or canvas the laser-cut wooden frames are uncovered to show the intricacies of construction. You’ll find birch fuselage bulkheads, wing ribs and pilot’s seat, basswood fuselage stringers and wing rib caps plus an authentic engine and airframe fittings recreated in metal.

      Albatros D.Va - The Red Baron's Forgotten Fighter

      KIT FEATURES:
      • 184 basswood, birch and plywood parts, most laser cut
      • Over 100 Britannia metal parts for building the 180 HP six cylinder Mercedes-Benz motor
      • Over 200 copper, aluminum, steel, rubber and Britannia metal parts used as turnbuckles for guy wires, suppression bars, pulleys, wire support brackets, ailerons, stabilizers, struts, flight instruments, wheels, tires and more
      • Two 30 caliber machine guns cast in Britannia metal
      • Four actual size plan sheets with supplementary illustrations of all laser cut wooden parts
      • 48 page step-by-step photo instruction manual to assist novice and expert modelers to the completion of a museum quality model.

      Intermediate Level. Wingspan 22-1/2in Fuselage 18-1/4in. Weight 6 lb. 14 oz.
      Note - These models designed to display the airframe structure, no covering is supplied.

      £279.99
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      (Product Ref #81684)

      Model Airways museum quality wood and metal aircraft kits feature true-to-life structral details, reproducing virtually every facet of the real aircraft. Materials include birch parts for the wings and fuselage, metal parts for the engine, accurately scaled brass and steel parts, and copper wire for tensioning. The most interesting feature of the Model Airways kit is its open airframe, normally hidden under layers of cloth or canvas the laser-cut wooden frames are uncovered to show the intricacies of construction. You’ll find birch fuselage bulkheads, wing ribs and pilot’s seat, basswood fuselage stringers and wing rib caps plus an authentic engine and airframe fittings recreated in metal.

      Nieuport 28 - Eddie Rickenbacker's Favorite Fighter

      Model Airways has gone to great lengths to recreate this legendary World War I fighter, designed from original plans, photographs and restored aircraft on display in several museums. The historically accurate model reproduces virtually every detail of the real airplane. The open framework allows for authentic detailing and shows the intricacies of construction.

      KIT FEATURES:
      • Over 190 laser cut basswood and birch plywood parts for ribs, fuselage and other wooden components
      • A perfectly scaled rotary engine complete with cylinders, distributor, spark plugs and crankcase is assembled from metal castings
      • Over 200 copper, aluminum, steel, rubber and Britannia metal parts used as turnbuckles for guy wires, suppression bars, pulleys, wire support brackets, ailerons, stabilizers, struts, flight instruments, wheels, tires and more
      • Hundreds of finely cast Britannia metal, copper, aluminum, brass and rubber parts make up the instrument panel, fuel tank, turnbuckles, ailerons, struts, compression bar, stabilizers, machine guns, wheels, tires and more.
      • Three sheets of plans and an explicitly illustrated, step-by-step instruction manual will assist novice and expert modelers in the completion of a museum quality model.

      Intermediate Level. Wingspan 20in. Fuselage 15-3/4in
      Note - These models designed to display the airframe structure, no covering is supplied.
      £279.99
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      (Product Ref #81676)
      Model Airways 1/16 Curtiss JN-4D Jenny 1917 Wood and Metal Model Aircraft Kit MA1010
      Model Airways museum quality wood and metal aircraft kits feature true-to-life structral details, reproducing virtually every facet of the real aircraft. Materials include birch parts for the wings and fuselage, metal parts for the engine, accurately scaled brass and steel parts, and copper wire for tensioning. The most interesting feature of the Model Airways kit is its open airframe, normally hidden under layers of cloth or canvas the laser-cut wooden frames are uncovered to show the intricacies of construction. You’ll find birch fuselage bulkheads, wing ribs and pilot’s seat, basswood fuselage stringers and wing rib caps plus an authentic engine and airframe fittings recreated in metal.

      Curtiss JN-4D Jenny - America’s Most Famous Biplane!

      After many years of research, Model Airways is proud to introduce the 1/16 scale Curtis JN-4D Jenny airplane model, which reproduces virtually every detail of the real aircraft.

      KIT FEATURES

    • Over 300 laser cut basswood and birch parts for ribs, fuselage and other wooden components.
    • Curtiss OX-5 in-line V8 water-cooled engine, assembled from over 100 finely cast metal parts, complete with cylinders, distributor, spark plugs and crankcase.
    • Close to 600 highly detailed photo-etched parts for the aluminum cowl and seats, copper turnbuckles and other wing and fuselage fittings.
    • Photo-etched nickel silver wheel spokes!
    • Six highly detailed, actual size plan sheets and illustrated step-by-step instruction manual assist you in the completion of a museum quality model.
      • Intermediate Level Wingspan 32 1/2in. Fuselage Length 20 1/2in.
        Note - These models are designed to display the airframe structure, no covering is supplied.
        £349.99
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        (Product Ref #81687)
        Model Airways 1/16 Sopwith Camel Wood and Metal Model Aircraft Kit MA1030
        Model Airways museum quality wood and metal aircraft kits feature true-to-life structral details, reproducing virtually every facet of the real aircraft. Materials include birch parts for the wings and fuselage, metal parts for the engine, accurately scaled brass and steel parts, and copper wire for tensioning. The most interesting feature of the Model Airways kit is its open airframe, normally hidden under layers of cloth or canvas the laser-cut wooden frames are uncovered to show the intricacies of construction. You’ll find birch fuselage bulkheads, wing ribs and pilot’s seat, basswood fuselage stringers and wing rib caps plus an authentic engine and airframe fittings recreated in metal.

        Sopwith Camel F.1 WW1 British Fighter - A 1:16 scale wood & metal replica as detailed as the real aeroplane
        There has never been a scale airplane model as highly detailed as the Sopwith Camel by Model Airways. Capturing virtually every detail of the original to reproduce this legendary aircraft as a historically accurate 1:16 scale replica. The real Sopwith Camel had no plastic parts, so neither does this model! The kit replicates every part of the Sopwith in materials much like those used in the original airplane. Components are first class, starting with hundreds of laser-cut aircraft quality birch and basswood (much higher density than balsa) parts for ribs and fuselage. A perfectly scaled Clerget 9-B rotary engine, complete with cylinders, distributor and crankcase, is assembled from over 70 precision cast metal parts. More than 350 other accurately scaled metal, brass and rubber pieces, plus copper wire reproduce virtually every detail.
        An Exceptional Kit, True To The Original

        Model Airways Sopwith Camel Kit Features
        True-to-life structural static model without fabric covering reproduces virtually every detail of the real aircraft
        Over 150 laser cut birch parts for wings and fuselage
        Over 70 metal parts for building the Clerget engine, complete with cylinders, magneto & radiator Accurately scaled brass and steel parts, plus copper wire to reproduce fine detail
        Five sheets of plans and 44 pages of step-by-step instructions with clear drawings and photographs show you the way to an authentically detailed museum quality model.

        Intermediate Level  Wingspan 21in Fuselage Length 14-1/16in.

        £279.99
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        (Product Ref #81688)
        The West Wings Piper Cub is primarily designed as a rubber powered free-flight model but with an eye on the possibility of conversion to electric power and even micro R/C.

        Additional items are required for completion.


        £47.99
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        (Product Ref #29089)
        West Wings Spitfire Wingleader Series WW501
        A series of four scale aircraft kits designed for the younger or first time modeller.
        Supplied in 1/24th scale and complete with printed
        balsa sheet and stripwood, rubber motor, tissue, wire, plan and instructions.
        Wingspan 470mm / 18 1/2in
        £19.99
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        (Product Ref #30849)
        West Wings Hurricane Wingleader Series WW502
        A series of four scale aircraft kits designed for the younger or first time modeller.
        Kit includes:
        Printed balsa wood panels, stripwood, plan, instructions, plastic propeller, rubber motor, wheels, wire, moulded canopy and spinner.
        Wingspan 508mm (20")
        Additional items are required for completion.
        £19.99
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        (Product Ref #35257)
        West Wings Messerschmitt Me 109 Wingleader Series WW503
        A series of four scale aircraft kits designed for the younger or first time modeller.
        Supplied in 1/24th scale and complete with printed balsa sheet and stripwood, rubber motor, tissue, wire, plan and instructions.
        Wingspan: 412mm (16.25")
        Additional items are required for completion.
        £19.99
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        (Product Ref #35260)
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