The Douglas C-124 Globemaster II, nicknamed “Old Shaky”, is a retired American heavy-lift cargo aircraft built by the Douglas Aircraft Company in Long Beach, California.
The aircraft was powered by four large R-4360 piston engines producing 3,800 hp (2,800 kW) each. The C-124’s design featured two large clamshell doors and a hydraulically actuated ramp in the nose as well as a cargo elevator under the aft fuselage.
In this video we have a giant RC 1/8.85 scale ultralight RC Douglas C-124-2 with a wingspan of 6m and a weight of 4.9kg.The airplane is powered by 4 scorpion electric motors weighting 87gr each with reduction of 6.7/1, the propellers are 18.5×20.Main gear servo: 2x Hacker Ditex TD0606M.
The airplane is made of balsa wood and covered with Oracover Air Indoor,The average speed of the full size Globemaster is around 230 mph / 370 km/h,The average speed of the model is 26 mph / 42 km/h,The speed is calculated via GPS and transmitted to the pilots radio.This awesome giant ultra lightweight model was flown at the Airliner Treffen 2021 in Germany.//RCScaleAirplanes