Phoenix Models RC Westland Lysander 1:4 3/4 Scale

This is the biggest RC Westland Lysander available, with a wing span of 126" and a maximum weight of 26.4lbs(12Kg)

It is an ARF, constructed of laser cut balsa and ply parts and beautifully covered in Oracover (Available as Ultracote in North America)

Features of the RC Westland Lysander

  • Construction: Laser cut balsa and ply
  • Wing: Two piece with struts
  • Covering: Oracover (Ultracote in North America)
  • Cowl: Fiberglass, painted scale finish
  • Canopy: Clear plastic with painted frame,Instrument panel and pilot bust
  • Spinner: 3.75" ( 95mm)diameter
  • Landing Gear: Two part aluminum, with fiberglass fairings and wheel pant
  • Wheel diameters: 5.25" (133mm) mains and 2" (51mm) tail
  • Motor mount (EP version): Plywood with aluminum stand-offs
  • Engine mount (Gas version): Four aluminum stand-offs with rubber isolation
  • Fuel tank: 24 oz (750 cc)

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RC Westland Lysander Specifications

  • Wingspan: 126" (3200 mm)
  • Length: 74.8" (1901mm)
  • Flying weight: 23.1-26.4 lb (10.5-12 kg)
  • Wing Area: 1464 sq. in. (94.56 sq. dm.)
  • Wing loading: 36.04 oz per sq.ft. (110g per sq. dm)
  • Servo mount: 0.83" x 1.6" (21 mm x 42 mm)
  • CG position: 5.8" (147 mm) back from the straight portion of the leading edge of the wing

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Parts Included

  • Finished fuselage
  • Wings
  • Tail 
  • Landing gear
  • Fiberglass gear fairings-painted
  • Fiberglass cowl-painted 
  • Fiberglass Wheel pants-painted
  • Wheels
  • Instrument panel
  • Pilot bust
  • All hardware
  • Fuel tank
  • Instruction manual

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Extras Required

  • Radio system: At least 8 channel
  • Servos: Eight(8) standard size, high torque. (2-aileron, 2-flap, 2-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle-Gas version only)
  • Receiver battery: 6.0v 2400-2600Ah NiMH
  • Motor (EP Version): Rimfire 50cc or equivelant
  • Electric Speed Control: 120A
  • Lipo Battery: 33.3-55.5V, 9-15S
  • Propeller (EP version): 22 x 8E to 26 x 10E
  • Engine (Gas version):50-61cc 2-stroke

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Photo Gallery

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The first video is by Phoenix models. Some excellent flying shots!

This video is by RC Groups and shows the model at the Toledo convention.

The last movie is by The RC Geek and has some nice flying shots

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The Manual

This is a typical Phoenix Models manual. It features 3D drawings and an excellent English text that will take you through the assembly procedure. Click here to take a look.

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  • Accurate scale outline
  • Beautiful construction
  • Superb covering job
  • This is a big airplane!
  • Wing is 2-piece and tail plane is detachable, easing transportation problems
  • Looks very handsome!

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  • CA type hinges- would much prefer molded hinges
  • Pilot looks civilian rather than military

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  • After much research there were very few problems apparent. The CG position was OK and flying was reported as first class.
  • One chap installed a G-62 gas engine and found it would need 2 lb of lead in the tail to balance!  He switched to a DLE-61 and had no more balance problems.

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I do not receive any commission, so the price is no higher

Price=$599.99 pus $59.99 shipping surcharge

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An RC Westland Lysander is now available in 3 different models. Two are giant scale and one is a mid size. All are ARF airplanes (Almost Ready to Fly), constructed of laser cut balsa and ply and covered in Ultracote.