The Handley Page H.P.42 and H.P.45 were four-engine biplane airliners designed and manufactured by British aviation company Handley Page, based in Radlett, Hertfordshire. It held the distinction of being the largest airliner in regular use in the world upon the type’s introduction in 1931.
The model is of conventional wood construction, with additional metalwork needed to fabricate rigging parts and undercarriage. This rc model airplane has a wingspan of 3.96m and a length of 2.80m and wughts aroung 15kg. The airplane is powered by two stroke gasoline engines.
Worth watching the engine start sequence along ! Flown by Joachim Damrath, this Handley Page 42 oozes style and elegance as it cruises around the sky at the Airlinertreffen 2019, Oppingen, Germany Show.A fantastic and unique flying aircraft of a bygone era of airliner passenger travel.
The Handley Page H.P.42 was a large unequal-span sesquiplane. It was a relatively unorthodox aircraft, even beyond its size, having incorporated numerous original features throughout its design./DIGITAL RC