This is an impressive RC Spitfire! A 6-channel scale model of the famous Battle of Britain warbird. Retractable electric main landing gear is installed along with 4-panel split flaps. The AS3X® technology with SAFE® Select ensures stable flight.
This is a state of the art, injection molded foam warbird. It is a nice size, with a wing span of 1200mm(47.2").
It is a BNF (Bind aNd Fly) model, so of particular interest to flyers who already own a transmitter and consequently have some flying time under their belt. In no way can this RC Spitfire be considered a beginner's RC Airplane!
There is a lot of detail molded in and it definitely looks scale. The paint job and markings are expertly applied but are susceptible to "hangar rash". I would suggest that a clear coat of water based polyurethane (Minwax Polycrylic, applied with a roller or sprayed) will make things last a lot longer. One thin coat is enough and weight is not significantly increased.
Interesting that no glue is required for assembly. The whole model is bolted together.
Click here to take a look at the manual. Not a lot in it but everything you need!
This is still a relatively new RC Spitfire so there are not many reviews.
Most of what I was able to find were all positive except one. This chap unfortunately crashed on the first take-off. These things can happen! Always double check everything (especially aileron direction) and if possible get a friend to check as well, before that first flight.
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