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Black Horse Gilmore 2350mm (92.5") Wingspan - ARF

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Gilmore 2350mm (92.5") Wingspan from Black Horse - Balsa Wood ARF - BHM1003-001

Roscoe Turner was the preeminent aerial showman of the 1930s, and perhaps of all time. From 1929 to 1930, Turner set numerous cross-country speed records and won many air races. To raise publicity while he was flying for the Gilmore Oil Company in the early 1930s, Turner adopted a lion cub and flew with him until he became too large. A lion’s head was the logo for the Gilmore Oil Company, and Turner named the cub Gilmore. Turner retired from air racing in 1939, but continued to be involved in aviation until his death, which, unlike for so many early aviators, was from natural causes.

The model is scaled to approximately 1:3 and attention was paid to a true to original appearance and best flight characteristics. The model can be operated using an electric power system or with an internal combustion engine about 60cc displacement.

Visit the Official Black Horse Gilmore 2350mm Discussion Thread on for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Classic Racing Livery

Classic Racing Livery

The racing scheme is a tip of the cap to the golden era when barnstorming was a house-hold term.

Factory Weathered Printing

The printing on this model has a realistic weathering complete with rivet and panel line detail that elevates the model to a whole new level of scale appeal.

Factory Weathered Printing
Fiberglass Molded Cowl

Fiberglass Molded Cowl

Exceptional quality fiberglass molded cowl really adds to the realism and scale appeal.

Gas or Electric Power

You can choose between gas or electric to power your model depending on your preference.

Gas or Electric Power
Large Electronics Hatch

Large Electronics Hatch

Ample room for your various electronics, batteries, gyros or anything you desire to complete your electrical system.

Scale Racing Canopy

The canopy has the scale outline and look of the original from the 1930's.

Scale Racing Canopy


  • High level of prefabrication right out of the box
  • Lightweight, strong, laser cut balsa and plywood construction
  • Panel lines and details printed directly onto the pre-applied, high quality covering
  • Aerofoiled tail surfaces
  • Recessed hinges on all control surfaces
  • Pre-drilled hinge mounting holes
  • Heavy-duty pin hinges on all control surfaces
  • Large easy access fuel tank/battery/servo access hatches with sprung loaded latches
  • Painted and detailed cockpit, pilot and interior included
  • Fiberglass control horns with ball link connector
  • comprehensive control and fitting accessories included
  • Two-piece, plug-in wings simplify transportation and assembly
  • Fiberglass cowl and glass reinforced landing gear covers/pants
  • Mounts for both electric and gas power options included


  • Black Horse Gilmore 2350mm (92.5") Wingspan - ARF

Requires (Electric):

Requires (Gas):

  • Engine: 60cc
  • Gas Propeller: APC 22x8
Customer Note

Black Horse ARF models are constructed out of balsa wood and plywood. These are not foam models. The assembly of balsa wood ARF aircraft requires basic model building skills including the installation of servos, ESC, and motor (or gas engine).

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : intermediate
BUILD TIME : 6+ hours

Model Scale

1:3.4 Scale


2350mm / 92.5in


1880mm /74in


9389g / 20.7lbs

CG (Center of Gravity)

118mm from the leading edge of the wing at the root

Wing Area

98.5 dm2

Wing Loading


Power System

2500 Watt+ Brushless Outrunner Motor or 60cc 2 or 4-stroke (required)

Electronic Speed Control

HV 120A (required for electric)

Propeller / EDF

22x12 for electric, 22x8 for gas (required)


Electric - 7 x 45g standard (required)
Gas - 8 x 45g standard (required)

Landing Gear


Required Battery

TWO 5 Cell 18.5V 4000 mAh LiPo Batteries with EC5 connector in series (required for electric)

Required Radio

6+ Channel (required)











Hinge Type

Nylon Heavy Duty pin hinges


Balsa and plywood

Skill Level


Build Time

6+ Hours

Recommended Environment


Product Spare Parts

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