Top Flite P-47D Thunderbolt 1/7 Scale .61 ARF

Posted: June 5, 2009 in general interest, product review, r/c airplanes
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Getting ready to start a new build.  I’ve been waiting a while for this kit and it was finally released in late May.

SPECIFICATIONS
Wingspan: 63 in. (1600 mm.)
Wing Area: 730 in². (46.5 dm².)
Weight: 9.5-10.5 lb. (3970-4540 g)
Wing Loading: 30-33 oz./ft². (91-101 g./dm².)
Length: 56 in (1420 mm.)
Engine: 2-stroke .60 -.91 (10 -15 cc.) or 4-stroke .90 -1.20 (15 -20 cc.)
Radio Equipment: 6-channel radio w/8 servos

Be sure to keep up with the build log here.

Did you know that the P-47 was the original RTF?  Watch this 4 part video of a 1943 U.S Army training film showing how to un-box and assemble a P-47 in the field.  Just amazing engineering.

 

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