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A Giant RC EC-135 Taurus Turbine Model Helicopter

The Eurocopter EC135 is a twin-engine civil helicopter produced by Airbus Helicopters formerly known as Eurocopter. It is capable of flight under instrument flight rules (IFR) and is outfitted with digital flight controls.

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RC turbine helicopters are actually not very different from gas or nitro RC helis with the exception of size and cost.Fantastic that is a huge EC-135 RC turbine Model with 3,20 Rotor from Gerhard Pahl from Pahl-Turbine he build Turbines for RC Models.

The EC-135 really impresses with the highly detailed and accurately scaled down profile.The scale model has an 3.2 meters rotor diameter, and weighs 50 kilograms (approximately 108 pounds).

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From tip-to-tail this RC EC-135 displays an accuracy of detail to the real aircraft not normally seen in the RC helicopter hobby.The turbine engine fascinates by the smell of kerosene, a gently starting rotor, accompanied by the unmistakable sound of a turbine.

Model Data

  • Rotor-diameter 3,20
  • Weight 50Kg
  • Build-time is 4 months
  • The turbine have 12kw
  • Pilot Gerhard Pahl