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Huge RC Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird Turbine Powered Airplane

This RC model is based on the original on a scale of 1:7.5 and its overall construction is made of wood.The modelSR-71 Blackbird has a length of 4.80 meters, wing span 2.2m and a take-off weight of 36 kg.

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The tank capacity is 10 liters of kerosene and the model thus has a flight time of max. 10 minutes.The model is powered by Two Frank turbines with a total of 32 kg of thrust.

Retractable undercarriage with wheel brakes, braking parachute like the original.The entire model airplane is a one-off and was completed in approx. 2,400 working hours (2 years). The material value is approx. 20,000 euros.

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Builder Walter Blaß (father), the SR-71 is flown by Matthias Blaß (son).The flight characteristics are spectacular with a very stable platform, very good low speed handling and good aerobatics abilities as well./DIGITAL RC

  • Model: Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird
  • Pilot: Matthias Blaß
  • Wing span / Spannweite: 2,20 m
  • Length / Länge: 4,10 m
  • Weight / Gewicht: 36 kg
  • Scale / Verhältnis: 1:7,5
  • Turbine: 2 x Frank Turbine (=32kg thrust / Schub)
  • Event: Airlinermeeting Oppingen 2019, Germany