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Cessna O1E Bird Dog Balsa Model

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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




Assembly Cement or white glue Dope for tissue covering


Scale: approx. 1/24 Wingspan: 18" (457.1mm)


Due to small parts that could cause a choking hazard please keep away from children 3 years of age and younger