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FlightLine RC Spitfire Mk.IX 1200mm (47") Wingspan - PNP

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FlightLine RC Spitfire Mk.IX 1200mm (47") Wingspan - PNP - FLW03P

The Supermarine Spitfire is arguably the most iconic British fighter of World War II. Renowned both for its beauty and its warfighting utility, over 20,000 Spitfires were produced over a period of 10 years in more than 20 variants. The Spitfire’s versatility was unmatched, as it served in many roles in all major theatres. From a front line fighter to high altitude inceptor, including roles as a reconnaissance platform and fighter bomber, the Spitfire was the backbone of the Royal Air Force after the Battle of Britain. Powered by Rolls-Royce Merlin and later Griffon engines, the Spitfire maintained an edge throughout the war as a superior warplane.

To honor this aircraft and the heroic crews who served with it, FlightLine RC presents its Supermarine Spitfire in the popular Mk.IX variant. Constructed using EPO foam and painted with matte finish scale colors, this 1200mm wingspan model uses carbon tubes and plastic parts to reinforce the removable wings and control surfaces for durable handling. The wing and elevator can be easily removed in seconds for convenient transport. FlightLine RC captures the beautiful classic lines of the Spitfire Mk.IX with an accurate cowl shape, exhaust stacks, and accurate canopy outline complete with a scale rear view mirror. Split flaps, radiators, two optional air filters, and two optional decal sets are included in the box to provide pilots with multiple customizing options. Choose from either Commander Pierre Clostermann’s LO-D or Wing Commander James “Johnnie” Johnson’s JE-J.

FlightLine RC’s Spitfire Mk.IX features a scale four bladed propeller and 580kv motor to achieve satisfying scale performance at 135kph/83mph top speeds. An optional two bladed power system (sold separately) can be purchased to reach 150kph/93mph level speeds on the same 4s 14.8v battery.

The Spitfire also features oversized retracts with metal trunions and metal reinforcing plates. Slightly oversized tires help to minimize nose overs. With the recommended Admiral 4s 2500 mAh battery we obtain 5-6 minutes of mixed throttle scale flight. The model can also accommodate an Admiral 4s 3000mAh or even Admiral 4s 4000mAh battery for longer flight times, but the 2500mAh and 3000mAh are the best balance between speed, vertical power, flight duration, and wing loading.

  Visit the Official FlightLine RC 1200mm Spitfire Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Features:

  • Removable main wing/elevator for easy transport
  • Split flaps for easier takeoffs and landings
  • High power motor for stock speeds up to 135kph/83mph
  • Intuitive internal structural design for optimized cooling of all electronics in the fuselage from the nose to the tail
  • Large cabin space for easy placement of the battery and radio equipment
  • Built-in flat spot near the CG for optimal placement of a gyro (optional, sold separately)
  • Improved spinner and propeller mounting design to enable better balance
  • Optional upgrade complete nylon hinge set included in each box for free
  • Tall foam rubber 65mm diameter main wheels and additional forward rake angle for operating on short grass runways
  • Electric retractable landing gear with metal trunions, metal reinforcement plate and 4mm steel wire struts
  • Optional two bladed propeller Sport Power System (sold separately) to achieve speeds up to 150kph/93mph

Upgrade Option:

  • There is an optional two bladed propeller Sport Power System (sold separately) to achieve speeds up to 150kph/93mph. This Sport Power System includes: 3648-880kV motor, 12x8 2 blade propeller, and 2 bladed spinner. This Sport Power System is suitable for all 1100-1200mm wingspan warbirds from the FlightLine RC brand. Click the upgrades tab above for more info.

Includes:

  • FlightLine RC Spitfire Mk.IX 1200mm (47") Wingspan - (PNP)
  • Motor, ESC, servos and retracts pre-assembled

Requires:

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Intermediate
BUILD TIME : 2 Hours

Wingspan

1200mm / 47in

Length

1085mm / 42.7in

Flying Weight

1550g / 54oz

CG (Center of Gravity)73mm from the leading edge of the wing at the root

Power System

3748-580Kv Brushless Outrunner Motor (Stock scale power system)
3648-880Kv Brushless Outrunner Motor (Optional sport power system)

Electronic Speed Control

60A Brushless with XT60 connector

Propeller / EDF

12x7 4 Blade Propeller / 12x8 2 Blade Propeller High Performance Version (optional)

Servos

9g standard with 550mm lead: left aileron, right aileron
9g reverse with 300mm lead: left flap
9g standard with 300mm lead: right flap
9g metal gear standard with 300mm lead: rudder, elevator

Landing GearElectric retracts with metal trunions

Required Battery

4S 14.8V 2500mAh to 4000mAh Li-Po with XT60 connector

Required Radio

6+ Channel 2.4GHz

AileronsYes

Elevator

Yes

RudderYes

Flaps

Split Flaps

Lights

No

Hinge Type

Foam hinges except nylon hinges on flaps

MaterialEPO Foam
Skill LevelIntermediate
Build Time2 Hours
Recommended EnvironmentOutdoor, minimum 200 foot runway, pavement recommended, less than 1" tall smooth grass

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TM
10/06/2018
Tom M.
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Best Spitfire

I just got mine Yesterday and built it right away. It went together very easy. All the components were there. This is a beautiful aircraft and I love the Spitfire. I had a E-Flite MK XIV, you know the one with the 5 blade prop, and it flew ok but not to my liking. I've got 16 years flying RC planes and I know quality when I fly it and the XIV just wasn't there. This is my first Flightline model and what I've researched about them I can't wait to get this plane airborn. The quality and realism are superb. I chose the Johnny Johnson theme and it looks just the photos of his plane. Thanks Motion RC fast delivery and good customer support.

MB
09/11/2018
Mark B.
United Kingdom
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Spitfire MkIX

Excellent quality model, very well packaged and complete with a comprehensive marking choice.

FV
09/11/2018
Frank V.
United States
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Spitfire 1200

Product performs okay, not that great in terms of performance. However, the quality of the foam is very good and it' has a very nice color scheme. I think the plane is bit heavy compare to Eflite, especially in the nose.

TK
09/05/2018
Tim K.
United States
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Nice Spitfire,

I bought this to replace my E-flight Spitfire. This one overall in much more scale and much better performance. It needs a paved runway or very short grass to keep from nosing over when landing. Otherwise this is a great plane.

Tim K. verified customer review of FlightLine RC Spitfire Mk.IX 1200mm (47) Wingspan - PNP
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09/02/2018
Kevin
GB
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Flightline spitfire

Did write a review when I received this model how good the quality was and prompt sevice from motionRC. Had the maiden flight this morning what can I say ( fantastic ) flew superb ( Kevin j spitfire the maiden flight ) utube channel.

TG
08/29/2018
Thomas G.
Germany
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Very good

Retracts are made of steel, after 30 flights on grass airfield still working perfect. Very lownoise 4 blade prop. Flaps are working great. Very scale looking. Only the decals are loosen after some time, but i glue them with some CA and its Okay. Oh Yeaaahhhh :-)

K
08/14/2018
Kevin
England
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Spitfire

I see the flightline spitfire is out of stock well not surprised got mine last week fantastic build quality put decals on waiting to get batteries and I will put the A3-L gyro in can't wait for the maiden. Fantastic service very prompt as usual thankyou motion r.c eu.

AR
07/19/2018
Alan R.
United Kingdom
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FlightLine RC Spitfire Mk.IX 1200mm

Fantastic kit, arrived well packed and was exactly as described

GP
06/28/2018
Grahame P.
United Kingdom
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Flightline Spitfire 1200mm

Easy to order via website, arrived promptly and undamaged. The lost star was because the 8 small screws to attach prop blades to spinner backplate were missing. The plane flies brilliantly. Grahame

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