Giant 1:6 scale Lockheed Super Constellation TWA 'Star of America' airliner

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    dominicm

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    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 aircraft 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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