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Giant 1:6 scale Lockheed Super Constellation 'Star of America' Airliner (21 ft wingspan)

Discussion in 'R/C Videos and Pictures' started by dominicm, Jul 9, 2018.

   
  1. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    Owned and built by Keith Mitchell, this model took 5 years of combined design and construction. Its initial flights were taken under the Large Model Association scheme (approved by the CAA) for model aircraft over 80KG. It underwent 12 test flights for combined flight time of more than 2 hours to get it's LMA\CAA certificate to fly at public shows.

    A rarely modelled scale radio controlled jet in an amazing scheme applied by the master, Philip Noel of Pinnacle Aviation.

    Specifications of this fantastic model.
    Wingspan: 21 Feet
    Length: 19 Feet
    Weight: 220 Lbs
    Engines: 4 x ZDZ 90cc petrol
    Props: 4 x 28 x 10 Biela Carbon
    Radio: Futaba 14 Channel
    Servos: 22 (13 channels for ailerons, elevator, rudder, flaps, throttle x 4, landing gear and lights)

     
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  2. AKNick

    AKNick 150cc

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    "Gryo?"
    "No no no no, No Gyro, Only a Gyro in the brain" <- that cracked me up.

    Love the sound of those four engines humming along.
    Thanks for sharing
     
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