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Top quality balsa/light plywood construction.
Genuine UltraCote covering.
One-piece, bolt on wing.
Authentic 1941 U.S. Army Air Corp trim scheme.
Decals for two Warhawks that fought at Pearl Harbor.
Painted fiberglass cowl with exhaust and inlet details.
Spinner with cutouts for two- or three-blade props.
Simulated wing guns with cooling shroud detail.
Top hatch access to internally mounted switches and electronics.
All hardware included.
On December 7, 1941, the surprise attack on Pearl Harbor decimated the bulk of the U.S. air forces before they could even get off the ground. Still, a handful of American fighter pilots managed to make it to their planes and get into the fight. Among them were U.S. Army Air Corps lieutenants Ken Taylor and George Welch. After a harrowing drive from their barracks to Haleiwa Field, during which they were repeatedly strafed, the duo commandeered two P-40B Warhawks and flew into action against almost 200+ aircraft.
According to most accounts, Taylor and Welch shot down six Japanese attackers before returning to base to refuel and rearm. For their bravery and skill in the face of such insurmountable odds, both were awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross; the Air Corp's highest honor. Since then, their amazing story has been immortalized in countless books and two blockbuster Hollywood films.
The Hangar 9 P-40B Warhawk is a tribute to these pilots that comes out of the box covered in the trim scheme of the two fighters that flew from Haleiwa Field that fateful morning. Two decal sets are included so you can finish the trim scheme with the specific markings of either plane.
CG (Center of Gravity): 2-3/8 to 2-7/8 in (60-73mm) back from the leading edge of the wing at wing root
Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 7/16 in (11mm) up, 9/32 in (7mm) down; High: 13/16 in (20mm) up, 11/16 in (17mm) down
Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 7/16 in (11mm) up/down; High: 11/16 in (18mm) up/down
Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 1-3/16 in (30mm) right/left; High: 2 in (51mm) right/left
Engine Size: 2-stroke .46-.55, 4-stroke .72-.82, gas 4-stroke 14cc
Experience Level: Intermediate
Flying Weight: 6.75 - 8.00 lb (3.10 - 3.60 kg)
Fuel Type: Glow
Is Assembly Required: Yes
Motor Size: Power 52
Overall Length: 47.8 in (121 cm)
Plane Type: Scale Military
Power Plant Size: .40-.60 2-Cycle Glow
Prop Size: Evolution .52: 11 x 6; Saito .82: 14 x 6; Power 52: 15 x 7
Radio: 4+ channel radio system; 5+ channels required for optional retract operation
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Recommended Motor Battery: 18.5V 5S 5000mAh 30C Li-Po
Recommended Receiver Battery: 5-cell 2500mAh NiMH
Servos: 5 standard servos (4 standard servos for EP)
Speed Control: 80-Amp
Trim Scheme Colors: UltraCote Olive Drab, Gray, Black
Wing Area: 530 sq. in. (34.2 sq. dm.)
Wingspan: 55.5 in (141 cm)