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103kg RC Turbine Powered Airbus Thai Airways


Replica of an A380 from THAI Airways in 1/13 scaleAfter a long construction period, the time had finally come. The builder of this giant airplane is Christopher Ferkl, it took him 1700 hours to build this amazing model airplane.

source/image(PrtSc): DIGITAL RC

With a span of 20 feet (6.13m), the airliner is 18.5 feet long, and weighs 103kg. Fuel capaticy is 2.2 gallons, stored in CMJETS fuel tanks. The retractable landing gears are Electron with homemade struts and trucks.

Christopher uses a Futaba T18MZ transmitter with dual Futaba 7008SB receivers (Powerbox Royal) and KST servos; (2 x Aileron, 2 x Elevator, 1 x Rudder, 4 x Landing flaps, 1 x Front gear steering, and 8 to operate all the gear doors.


The Airbus A380 is a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. It is the world’s largest passenger airliner.The video from trainfart shows the model plane 1:15 scale taking off from the runway, looking a lot of like a real jetliner in the sky as its flying around for a few minutes./DIGITAL RC

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