Here we have a Huge RC Scale Turbine Model Jet Lockheed Starfighter F-104 Turbine model Jet, over 5,66 meter long with a wingspan over 2.22m.The airplane is powered by a Turbine JetCat P550 Pro turbine engine and it has a take off weight around 75kg.
source/image(PrtSc): DIGITAL RC
Despite its tiny wings, the F-104G Starfighter is remarkably easy to fly. The big size and the modified airfoil give this spectacular model an unprecedented stability and realism./DIGITAL RC
The airplane can reach top speeds of 90mph, land at 20mph, and fly for four minutes with mixed throttle.Many RC pilots build and fly these large scale RC airplanes just because it’s awesome to fly a huge airplanes!
The Real F-104 set numerous world records, including both airspeed and altitude records.It was originally developed by Lockheed for the United States Air Force
- Model: F-104 Starfighter (from Airworld Modellbau)
- Pilot: Thomas Gleissner
- Scale / Maßstab: 1:3
- Wingspan / Spannweite: 2,22m
- Length / Länge: 5,66m
- Weight / Abfluggewicht: cca 165lbs (75 kg)
- Turbine: JetCat P550 PRO, Thrust: 550N / 124lbs (56kg)