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Selfmade 4.8m Sr-71 Us Air Force Blackbird Lockheed Rc Turbine Jet

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This giant RC model is based on the original on a scale of 1:7.5 and is built entirely of wood.The RC SR-71 Blackbird has a length of 4.80 meters and a take-off weight of 36 kg.

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The tank capacity is 10 liters of kerosene and the model has a maximum flight time of 10 minutes.The model is powered by 2 Frank turbines with a total of 32 kg of thrust.

The plane is equiped with wetractable landing gear with wheel brakes, brake parachute like the original.The entire model aircraft is a one-off and was completed in approx. 2,400 working hours (2 years). The material value is around 20,000 euros.The Builder of the airplane is Walter Blass (father), the RC SR-71 is piloted by Matthias Blass (son).

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The Lockheed SR-71 “Blackbird” is a long-range, high-altitude, Mach 3+ strategic reconnaissance aircraft developed and manufactured by the American aerospace company Lockheed Corporation. It was operated by both the United States Air Force (USAF) and NASA.

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