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A Giant RC Scale Turbine Blue Thunder Model Helicopter

Blue Thunder is the helicopter in the 1980s American titular film and television series. The aircraft itself was a modified Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopter.

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To film Blue Thunder, the producers employed two examples of the French-made Aérospatiale SA-341G Gazelle light utility helicopter, serial numbers 1066 and 1075, both built in 1973.

This RC scale version is powered by a PRO 6000 ( 6,0 KW ) “Jakadofsky” turbine and uses a 2,60 meter diameter rotor blades.


The cockpit in precisely the right location and the mechanics are built into the engine compartment just like in the full scale version.This models is a truly work of art, representing countless hours and immeasurable energy and resources spent ensuring that as many granular details as possible to accurately reflect the original.

  • Rotor-Diameter. 2,60 meter
  • Length. 2,65 meter
  • Weight. 28Kg
  • Turbine Type. PRO 6000 ( 6,0 KW ) “Jakadofsky”