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  • FMS Designed Servoless E-Retract RE003 for 1400mm Planes
  • FMS Designed Servoless E-Retract RE003 for 1400mm Planes
  • FMS Designed Servoless E-Retract RE003 for 1400mm Planes
  • FMS Designed Servoless E-Retract RE003 for 1400mm Planes

FMS Servoless E-Retract for 1400mm Planes


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FMS Designed Servoless E-Retract - FMS-Retract-003

Includes one FMS designed servoless electronic retract. Designed for use on the FMS 1400mm P-51B and P-51D warbirds.

NOTE: These retracts open and close at half the speed of the stock retracts so they require this 6 second sequencer (click here) when used on an FMS P-51.

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  1. FMS Servoless E-Retract for 1400mm Planes is the worst 1 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Nov 2015

    I ordered the FMS P51 1450mm a few weeks ago. Great looking model, BUT after assembling the pane and cycling the gear 4 or 5 times, the circuit board on the gear motor shorted out and melted a hole in the wing, thank god I bought it from Motion RC, they were great! they replaced the plane, the new plane had one landing gear that did not work. motion replaced that one and after two flights that one quit working, a new one is on it's way. I am thinking of making it a fixed gear plane. I can't trust the landing gear to work and at $30 a pop, it would get expensive quick!!
    i talked to FMS at Diamond and all they Could say was it was not the the gear and no help at all to solve the problem.
    I would not recommend FMS Plane's with this gear in it.
    Motion RC customer service is the greatest, thanks to Wayne at Motion for all your help!!

  2. FMS 1400 RETRACTS ARE CHEEP JUNK 2 Star Review

    Posted by on 8th Nov 2015


    IF YOU CAN'T GREASE IT ON. BE PREPARED TO REPLACE ONE OR BOTH RETRACTS,THEY ARE VERY FRAGILE AND At $30 BUCKS A POP IT GET'S EXPENSIVE.I CANT BELIEVE FMS PUT SUCH A Product of pore design in the 1400mm p51. Should have bought the freewing!!! (Motion rc has the greatest customer service) they replaced one P51 after the Landing gear motor shorted out and burnt a hole in the wing.

  3. How about using metal side rails like in the 1700 mm FMS birds? 2 Star Review

    Posted by on 1st Nov 2015

    I am replacing the current ones because the side rails keep breaking on way above average landings. Just make the side rails metal like the 1700 mm version. PLEASE?

  4. Support bar breaks very easy 1 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Aug 2015

    So I have purchased three extra ones of these from the great guys at Motion RC and nothing has changed. I came in on a flap, smooth beautiful landing, everyone cheered. Then before my next flight I inspected them as I noticed the door down a little, and once again they were broken. I do not understand what FMS is waiting for on these. They are obviously not made correctly. They constantly break in the same place.

  5. tres bon produit 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 16th Jul 2015

    bon produit livraison rapide merci

  6. breaks like glass 1 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Jun 2015

    These retracts must be made of glass the way they shatter on anything other then a perfect landing. Because they are designed to be slow operating, it is not possible to replace them with more sturdy gear.

  7. These people care. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th May 2015

    I had a defective landing gear for the P-51 1400 mm. A new one was shipped the same day and arrived 3 days later. It doesn't get any better than this.

  8. WARNING 1 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th May 2015

    DO NOT waste your money on these retracts. Although I wrote a review just 10 days ago, I placed another set in my FMS 1400mm P-51. This time I didn't even take off. With one medium speed turn the mains collapsed. Out of 6 sets of retracts purchase none have held up. The side rails are too thin and brittle. At $30.00 a pop they are ripping people off.

  9. Poor Plastic parts. 2 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th May 2015

    On the second landing the plane was turned a little bit too soon thus causing a load onto the gear. Hence if the plastic rails were made of either heaver plastic or metal it would have withstood the side load. But, it didn't. The manufacture needs to make an improvement in the side rails. Especially when you consider the cost of these against others at an equal pricing, I would expect a better product.

  10. FMS Upgraded P 51 Retracts 3 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th May 2015

    Although the product is great I down graded them because they didn't come with the pins. Customer services didn't tell me when ordering. Later I was informed I'd need to make my own.

  11. Great Gear for Mustang 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Apr 2015

    One of my retracts had a micro switch problem and MRC
    jumped all over the issue with a replacement shipped the same day.
    New one works great, back in the air before I knew it.
    Motion RC is the best.

  12. work well but somewhat weak plastic mounting rails 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 30th Mar 2015

    The retract gear has worked very well but one hard landing broke the plastic mounting angle rails. But, perhaps it saved the wing by not tearing out the gear. However, the replacement new gear was easy to replace.

    Service from Motion RC is best out there!

  13. Easy to replace! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 12th Mar 2015

    I was able to replace in less then 30 min.

  14. Well functioning but.... 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 10th Mar 2015

    all it takes is a hard landing and they start cracking. If they made these stronger would the wings or spars start cracking or bending? Maybe its a good thing they give first but @ $20+ a pop better brush up on smooth landings!

  15. Plastic screw plate is too fragile for the size and weight of the plane. 2 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Feb 2015

    The electronics work fine, however unless you have a perfectly smooth landing every time, the plastic screw plate will fracture and the retracts will loosen up. If it goes unnoticed your gear will collapse resulting in damage to your aircraft. To eliminate this problem, I wrapped/epoxied the retract plastic housing with very thin sheet metal and problem solved - After numerous landings the retracts are now solid.

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