The Airbus A400M Atlas is a European four-engine turboprop military transport aircraft, the primary functions of this airplane is transportation role, referred to as a tactical air-lifter. However, if equipped with the right tools and resources, they are also capable of providing medical evacuation and aerial refueling.
This is an unusual RC aircraft model. It has bigger dimensions than an average radio-controlled aircraft. Size is not its only difference, the constructors also added something else.
This RC A400M can open up the ramp mid-flight and drop paratroopers. The 38Kg RC model uses four Hacker motors producting 6000 watts and has two radio systems with 18 total servos. Build time was 6 years.
Heppe’s model has a 3.78m wingspan and 3.87m lenght,the weigh of the airplane is 38Kg, and uses a 6000mAh six-cell battery pack for each of its four motors. Its maximum flight duration is 7 minutes.
- Model: Airbus A400M RC Electric Model
- Pilot: Hannes Heppe
- Wingspan: 3.78m
- Length: 3.87m
- Weight: 38Kg
- Meeting: Airliner Meeting in Oppingen Germany July 2015