Du-Bro Snowbird Skis
Model Airplane News|May 2020
Up here in Canada, we get our fair share of Old Man Winter, so if you’re not out flying in the snow then you are certainly cheating yourself out of some prime air time. I tested the Du-Bro Snowbird Skis on my old standby fun-fly competition model, Turnbuckle. It’s powered by an O.S. FX .40 2-stroke using a moose can muffler. The oversized ailerons and big tail feathers of this design ensure maximized fun while you’re playing all those crazy competition games.
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