The A-10 Thunderbolt is an American single-seat, twin-engine, straight-wing jet aircraft developed by Fairchild-Republic for the United States Air Force to provide close air support of ground forces.
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This giant RC A-10 WARTHOG model is completely CAD designed and all plugs were milled for high accuracy and later manually detailed to a perfect scale grade. Materials used are high quality and certified for use in the aircraft industry. Watch the video from DIGITAL RC:
No feature has been spared to make this as authentic as possible.All parts are post cured to achieve maximum strength. The Airplane has a lenght 2,75m, a wingspan of 3m, it is powered by two B100F jet engines and weights around 25.5kg (dry). The pilot and the builder of this airplane is Arve Jensen.
The internal structure is CNC cut and 100% made of Airex/ carbon fiber laminate with the same gel sheet epoxy resin as the skin and post cured in one step with the complete structure.Landing gear is electric, and is scale in function and appearance.
- Model: A-10 Warthog (Mibojets)
- Pilot: Arve Jensen
- Length: 2,75 m
- Wingspan: 3 m
- Weight : 25,5 kg (dry)
- Scale: 1:5,8
- Turbine: 2* B100F engines
- Location: Jet Power 2018, Germany