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Old school glider.....

While I was on my way to buy 100+ at a mamak shop nearby the badminton hall, I came across some gliders which I used to play when I was a kid. It was really nostalgic and yet delighting to see such gliders still being sell. I thought kids nowadays are more interested in electronic games or involved in real action role playing games like nerf. I asked the seller how much is it and he said only 50 cents (Singapore currency). Being a WW2 planes plastic model hobbyist before, I started to choose the variety of models they have and I got the famous Spitfire.

It looks so 'old school' with the labels! This is what I played when I was a kid.

There were so many types of WW2 planes but too bad, I can't find my favourite Corsair or Zero fighter.

Here's the contents - the body, the big wing, small wing and propeller

Here's the simple glider .... I am going to show this to my kid !!! I bet he haven't seen this before!
 I remember during my schooldays, these gliders are such an hit that all of us will sacrificed our pocket money to get one and compete with each other! That's really a memory for a retro kid like me. :)

29 comments:

  1. Ahhhhh!!!! I had those before!

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  2. No rubber band? To turn the propeller?

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  3. Ehhh, we made something like these during our company team building, using stereo-foams..
    STP, no rubber bands given, nothing.. Just the foams, scissors and glue.. And we managed to turn into a plane!

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  4. cannot recall or ring a bell when i just looked at that packaging.. but then hey, the plan after assembly, YES, i played with that before!! :p

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  5. As usual, still your hobby, eh.. now got money, go for your passion!!

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  6. i remember trying to make my own ones out of popsicles and papers and cardboards and what-nots.. but ended failed always, haha!! :D

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  7. BTW, i hate that word verification thing!! make spamming so difficult~~ :p

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  8. Oh i miss playing this! I bought one special one from KL science museum, was so happy that time haha, at least 15 years back i reckon?

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  9. Nice glider. I too had this and enjoyed playing!

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  10. We all had our own childhood memories, don't we... for me, last time I will spend my savings or pocket money on cartoon stickers, haha

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  11. STP - Im sure you have these! hahha

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  12. STP - It came with propeller!

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  13. Princess Ribbon - Mine is tested can work. Yours have to start from beginning. LOL

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  14. SK - I am sure you played with that before la..

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  15. SK - I am sure you played with that before la..

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  16. Reana - I am done with the deprived passion. Back in 2009, I have been spending money on my hobby.

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  17. SK - I tried to build a ship with that... to make it travel on some pool of water.

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  18. SK - hahha...thanks for the feedback. I thought I have removed all these spamming blocker. Anyway, have removed it.

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  19. Ken - LOL ... I am sure for our generation, we have played with this glider.

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  20. Weekend-Windup - Thanks for commenting on my blog. It's nostalgic, right ?

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  21. Hayley - I guess you played with dolls then!

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  22. Libby - hahha..me too, especially on those superheroes stickers.

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  23. Remember this toy, but didnt really collect it.

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  24. Oh no! This post reminds me of missing plane MH370!

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  25. Foongpc - huh ? Alamak... you read too much of mh370 already.

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  26. FoongPC can't stop thinking about MH370. He's been qute diligent is sharing info over social media.

    Haven't seen one of those in ages!!!

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