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Giant 1:6 scale Lockheed Super Constellation TWA 'Star of America' airliner

Discussion in 'R/C Videos and Pictures' started by dominicm, Jul 15, 2019.

  1. dominicm

    dominicm 70cc twin V2

    Owned and built by Keith Mitchell, this model took 5 years of combined design and construction. Its initial flights were taken under the Large Model Association scheme (approved by the CAA) for model aircraft over 80KG. It underwent 12 test flights for combined flight time of more than 2 hours to get it's LMA\CAA certificate to fly at public shows.

    A rarely modelled scale radio controlled aircraft in an amazing scheme applied by the master, Philip Noel of Pinnacle Aviation.

    Specifications of this fantastic model.
    Wingspan: 21 Feet
    Length: 19 Feet
    Weight: 220 Lbs
    Engines: 4 x ZDZ 90cc petrol
    Props: 4 x 28 x 10 Biela Carbon
    Radio: Futaba 14 Channel
    Servos: 22 (13 channels for ailerons, elevator, rudder, flaps, throttle x 4, landing gear and lights)

    John Vesper, AKNick and pawnshopmike like this.
  2. Very very cool. I miss TWA. They use to have a hub in St. Louis. International travel in and out of St. Louis hasn’t been the same since.
    dominicm likes this.
  3. acerc

    acerc 640cc Uber Pimp

    Very cool indeed but can one imagine the sound if there was four Valach 85' in it.
    dhal22 likes this.
  4. tailskid

    tailskid 70cc twin V2

    Beautiful plane....great piloting!
    John Vesper likes this.
  5. A beautiful miniature aircraft of a fantastic aircraft.
    Dedication, experience and tools all plugged in together with a desire to build and fly a majestic large scale airplane.
    Thank you, indeed, for sharing.
    pawnshopmike likes this.

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