The RC Hawker Hunter by RBC Kits

The RC Hawker Hunter, is a kit that contains all the balsa and ply required to complete the model. No hardware is included and retracts, and a 90mm EDF must be obtained. The balsa and ply parts are CNC milled.

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The RC Hawker Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.
The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.



There are even more photos available from the RBC Kits website. Click here to visit the site.

The last photo used above was #SH107531.jpg. There are LOTS more to look at. It should be noted that all the photos are included, on a CD, with the kit. 

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Features




  • 170 CNC cut balsa and ply parts.
  • All balsa required to finish the RC Hawker Hunter.
  • Rolled CAD drawing.
  • Vacuum formed canopy, nose cone and cannon blisters.
  • Interlocking construction.
  • Large top hatch
  • Removable wings



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Specifications

RC Hawker Hunter 90mm

  • Scale: 1/9 approx.
  • Wingspan: 44.3" (1125mm)
  • Length: 59" (1500mm)
  • Wing Area:  620sq." (40dm squared)
  • Wing Loading: 32.6 oz. Sq. Ft(99.5 g/dm squared)
  • Weight: 8.8lbs(140.8oz)(4000g)-inc. 8S 5000mAh battery
  • CG-See plan
  • Fan-90mm diameter- 9 blade
  • Power system-8S 4000-5000mAh+30C
  • ESC-
  • Electronic retractable main gear and steerable nose gear with all metal shock absorbing struts
  • Ailerons-Yes
  • Elevator-Yes
  • Rudder-Yes
  • Flaps-Yes
  • Lights-No
  • Skill Level- Experienced jet pilot
  • Recommended Environment-Outdoor 300 ft. min runway or short grass




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Parts Included




  • 170 CNC cut balsa and ply parts.
  • All balsa required to finish the RC Hawker Hunter.
  • Rolled CAD drawing.
  • Vacuum formed canopy, nose cone and cannon blisters.
  • Manual
  • CD of photos
  • PVC/Paper Outlet and inlet Tube



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Extras Required




Note that there is no hardware in this kit.

  •  7 Channel Radio 
  • Servos: 25 gms-3 required. 13 gms-3 required. (Note that 25gms and 13gms refers to approximate weight of servo)
  • EDF unit-See below
  • ESC unit-See below
  • Battery: 8S lipo 5000ma
  • Push rods for all surfaces, with hardware and horns
  • Canopy closing hardware
  • Retract units-See below
  • Wheels Main 70mm diameter (2( Front 45mm diameter (1)



EDF Unit

Phoenix Predator 90mm EDF ARF: EDF unit

JP Hobby 90mm 1400kv 8S 12 Blade Metal EDF is recommended.

It is available from Fanjets USA. Price is $229.99USD

Click here or on the image to visit the web page.




ESC Unit

Phoenix Predator 90mm EDF ARF: ESC

The recommended ESC, for this RC EDF jet, is the JP Hobby 120A HV  6-12S Brushless Speed Control OPTO.

This is sold by FanjetsUSA. Price is $129.99USD.

Click here or on the image, to visit the web page




Retract Units-JP Hobby ER-005

The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.

These electric retracts are  available from FanjetsUSA. They come as a 3 unit set and do not include the oleo struts, but do include a control box.

Click here or on the image to visit the webpage.

The current price is $159.99USD.

JP Hobby ER-010 Oleo Struts-Single Nose Wheel

The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.

These oleo legs will fit the ER-005 retract units and are also available from FanjetsUSA.

Click here or on the image to visit the webpage.

The current price is $69.99USD.

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Videos




Not a great video, but worth a look.




This video shows the build and the first flight, there is no audio, but it contains a lot of useful information.




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Manual




The RC Hunter kit by RBC-90mm EDF.

A very good manual with lots of photographs and good explanations.

Click here to see a PDF version




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Pros




  • Complete kit that includes all the CNC cut parts and balsa required.
  • Scale outline that flies very well
  • Lots of wing area that results in a lower wing loading
  • Cad drawn full size plan
  • Vacuum formed canopy, gun blisters and nose cone.
  • Removable wings



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Cons




  • Kit does not include, hardware, retracts and decals
  • Paper ducting could be "sucked in" by the EDF



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Modifications




  • Use 1/64" (0.4mm) ply for the ducting. Use the paper templates, to cut to shape, and glue securely into position.
  • Use 2 servos for the elevator-see page 5 of the build thread.



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Review Notes




  • Click here to visit The RC Network to see a build thread



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Purchasing




The RC Hawker Hunter, by RBC Kits, is available from FanJets USA. The price is $278.99USD.

Click here or on the image to visit their website

Please note that the above link to FanJets USApages is provided solely for your convenience. We do not receive any commissions or royalties from FanJets USA The price you may pay is exactly the same as if you were to approach the sites independently.




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