The Supermarine Spitfire, made by Durafly (a Hobby King brand), is a beautiful warbird that is just plain fun to watch as it flies by! Josh Bixler talks about the retractable landing gear, durable construction and scale appearance while Josh Scott gets a little stick time. Don't miss this episode of Flite Test or all of your RC buddies will make fun of you.
Please note: You need a 6CH RX or a servo reverser to get the landing gear to work properly.
FROM HOBBY KING'S WEBSITE:
The Durafly SuperMarine Spitfire 1.4M is a large scale, high quality EPO model, and includes steerable tail wheel, Shock Absorbing Retractable Landing Gear.
Due in part to its large size, the SuperMarine Spitfire has excellent flight characteristics making it a great plane for beginners & intermediate pilots. Included is 6 servos, 11x7E propeller, and a large high quality 35 series outrunner.
The Durafly SuperMarine Spitfire will arrive 95% RTF, leaving only the tail pieces and wing to be screwed into place. Assembly time is around 15 minutes.
Just include your own Rx, ESC and a battery to be ready to fly.
Note: Tail servos have been upgraded to heavy duty 12g versions to prevent servo failure on hard landings due to the large tail control surfaces.
WingSpan: 1420mm / 55.9in
Flying Weight: 1650g
Motor: C3542 Brushless outrunner 1100kv
ESC: 40A (Not included)
Battery: 11.1v 2200~2600mAh 3S1P (Not included)
Servos: 6 Total (9g x 4 ailerons/rudder/elevator) (20g x 2 retract 180deg)
Battery compartment size: 150 x 55 x 32mm
40A Brushless ESC
5ch Tx & Rx (aileron/elevator/rudder/throttle/gear)
11.1v 2200~2600mAh 3S1P Lipo
*Note: This model has a wingspan of 1.4m, it is noticeably larger than a normal foam plane. Due to the Spitfires elliptical wing it has a tendency to tipstall, however Durafly designers have created the model with 2 degrees of wing-tip washout to help prevent this phenomenon.