Hand-crafted Giant Scale R/C Golden Age
Racer kits! Racers : Gee Bee Z, Firecracker, GeeBee, R-2, Super Sportster, GeeBee Y, R2, R1, Z,
Y , radio control model.
Jack Devine's Giant-Scale
sport-scale Firecracker R/C model kit Price: $375.00
With the Jack Devine Firecracker
model, much of the work has already been done for you. Imagine opening the box
and finding a fully-formed foam frame waiting there for you! You won't
have to imagine what your model is going to look like framed up. The frame
is done, the shape is already complete! All that's left to do is follow
the easy video instructions for capping, sheeting, and installing some hard
points like a firewall and landing gear blocks, and your model is ready for gear
and finish! Once you look at it you'll realize with a model this size just
how quickly you can be in the air compared to a stick-built model. There's
just no comparison in building time, a Jack Devine model builds faster every time!
Firecracker was a 1930's Thompson Trophy racer with clean,
fast lines. Utilizing some new design and frame innovations for the time,
it made consistent good showings in virtually every race it was entered
in. The Firecracker did miss some races, however, plagued by mishaps
before and after races, most of which occurred during landings after successful races!
Even so, when the R-4 Firecracker took to the air, it provided fierce
competition for the other racers, and consistently thrilled the
This Jack Devine model has the same sleek, fast lines, and the added advantage of low wingloading
and a super-tough constitution due to Jack Devine's foam core
construction! This kit is easily built using our step-by-step instructional video
which guides you through the capping and sheeting of all the foam pieces. Are
you wondering about the processes involved? This website also has building
articles filled with a variety of tips and techniques to help answer many of
your construction questions, both now and after you start building your Jack
wings have pre-cut control surfaces, servo pockets, and wire channels. Cutting
for retracts is optional. A racing airfoil wing is also available. The kit comes
complete with all of the balsa you will need for sheeting, all the necessary hardware, landing gear, fiberglass cowling and a
Lexan canopy are included. Uses Robart Retracts Model #622 with
Click on the small photo above to see more Firecrackers!
This kit can be built in as little as 25 hours, even with limited building
Flying skills required:
Average Flyer to advanced.
To see the Multi-Views of the R-4
Firecracker, or to get a copy of the same Multi-Views that come with your Jack
Devine kit, just click on the Multi-View button below!
Scale / 4.72" = 1' (Meets USRA racing specifications)
Weight Engine Size
92" 1170 sq
lbs. 40-50 cc
Price in U.S. Dollars- $375.00 plus shipping & handling.
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Jack Devine Models
14906 114th Ave. N.E.
Kirkland, WA 98034 - 1031
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