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FMS P-47 Silver 1700mm (67") Wingspan - PNP

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FMS 1700mm (67") P-47 Thunderbolt Silver Receiver Ready (PNP) - FMS042SILVER

Northrop Grumman A-10
The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-attack roles could carry five-inch rockets or a significant bomb load of 2,500 pounds; it could carry over half the payload of the B-17 bomber on long-range missions (although the B-17 had a far greater range). The P-47, based on the powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engine—the same engine used by two very successful U.S. Navy fighters, the Grumman F6F Hellcat and Vought F4U Corsair—was to be very effective as a short-to-medium range escort fighter in high-altitude air-to-air combat and, when unleashed as a fighter-bomber, proved especially adept at ground attack in both the World War II European and Pacific Theaters.


The P-47 was one of the main United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighters of World War II, and served with other Allied air forces, notably those of France, Britain, and Russia. Mexican and Brazilian squadrons fighting alongside the U.S. were equipped with the P-47.

The armored cockpit was roomy inside, comfortable for the pilot, and offered good visibility. A modern-day U.S. ground-attack aircraft, the Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II, takes its name from the P-47.

Note: The 1700mm FMS P-47D Thunderbolt is a wonderful giant-sized warbird. Although this warbird demonstrates some trainer-like flight qualities, we recommend advanced pilots with plenty of warbird flight training due to its size and power. This 1700mm P-47 has revised landing gear struts as of 4/2014 resulting in far greater strength. Please watch our flight demonstration video. This video was a single take on a very windy day and really highlights how well this plane flies. The flight characteristics are as amazing as the large scale. While this plane is extremely large, transportation is not an issue - simply remove 2 screws and a single cable to disconnect a wing. It does not get any more simple. This 1700mm plane is an absolute pleasure to fly. While a lot of people say this, we truly mean it.

Features:

  • Model officially licensed by Northrop Grumman
  • Updated 4/2014 - New revised landing gear struts for extra strength, new FMS designed retracts, and scale canopy.
  • 25g digital metal gear servos for elevator, rudder, ailerons, flaps
  • Easy to transport - Two screws and one wire to remove each wing
  • Massive 1700mm wingspan for true scale appearance and performance
  • New FMS Designed heavy duty servoless retracts
  • Huge 85A ESC and 5060-300KV motor
  • 17" super scale 4 blade propeller
  • Retractable tail gear
  • Durable EPO Foam

Requires:

  • 6 Channel Radio - Click Here for recommendations
  • 6 Channel Receiver - Click Here for recommendations
  • 6 Cell 22.2V 4500 - 5000 mAh Lipo Battery with EC5 connector - We recommend EPR45006E
  • Lipo Battery Charger - Click Here for recommendations

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 18 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Advanced
BUILD TIME : 2 Hours

Wingspan

1700mm / 66.9in

Length

1520mm / 59.8in

Flying Weight

4300g

Power System

5060-Kv300 Brushless Motor

Speed Control

85A, Internal 8A SBEC, EC5 Connector

Propeller / EDF

17x10 4 Blade

Servos

25g×7 (digital metal) and 9gx2

Landing Gear

Electronic Retracts (main gear and tail)

Required Battery

6 Cell 22.2V 4500 - 5000 mAh Lipo Battery with EC5 connector (required)

Required Radio

6 Channel

Rudder

Yes

Flaps

Yes

Ailerons

Yes

Lights

Yes

Hinge Type

Foam

Material

EPO Foam

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