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XXL Big RC Short SB.4 Herpa 65kg Turbine Powered Model Airplane

The Short SB.4 Sherpa was a British experimental aircraft built and flown during the 1950’s to test the aero-isoclinic wing concept. It was based upon and used some components of the Short SB.1, an earlier glider design.

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Construction was largely of spruce with plywood covering and light alloy components at strategic points. Wing sweep-back on the leading edge was just over 42° to facilitate low-speed research.DIGITAL RC

Erik van den Hoogen and his team built the British research aircraft as a model in three and a half years, In scale 1:2.Maiden flight from Erik van den Hoogen with his awesome Short Sherpa SB4 model.

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This GIANT SB4 Sherpa is powered by two turbine engines, it has a wingspan of 5.80m with a total weight of 65kg. The pilot and the builder of this airplane is rik van den Hoogen.

  • Model: Short Sherpa SB4
  • Pilot: Erik van den Hoogen
  • Weight: 65 kg
  • Wingspan: 5,80 m
  • Event: ProWing 2019, Bad Sassendorf, Germany