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Huge RC 10.6M 130kg Zeppelin Staaken R.vi


Powered by 4 DLA 116 inline twin cylinder engines with a total weight of 130KG. This model is 1:4 scale. The original Zeppelin Staaken had over 40 metre wingspan.The worlds biggest flying WW1 bomber model ever constructed in all its glory.

source.image: Essential RC

Pilot Helmut Müller and his flying pals Günther and Ludwig did a fantastic job in building this awesome machine. This model took 3 years to build.

The Zeppelin Staaken R.VI was a four-engine German biplane strategic bomber from World War I.The airplane has working radiators rear engines with water cooling! 3 years project time, 10,62 m wingspan and 6 m in length.Filmed by Dom Mitchell for the ‘Essential RC’ YouTube channel at the ProWing Show in Bad Sassendorf, Germany using the Panasonic HC-X2 4K camcorder.


The R.VI was the most numerous of the R-bombers built by Germany, and also among the earliest closed-cockpit military aircraft (the first being the Russian Sikorsky Ilya Muromets). The bomber was reputedly the largest wooden aircraft to be produced in any quantity during World War I.