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Seagull Supermarine Spitfire 55cc 2.16m (86in) (SEA-260)

Seagull Supermarine Spitfire 55cc 2.16m (86in) (SEA-260)

£499.99

The RAF's Second World War front line fighter modelled to an impressive 1/5-scale for 50 - 55cc petrol engines and six-channel radio


SKU: 5500171
Brand: Seagull
Release Date: Sep 29, 2015
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Key Features
  • Authentic split flaps
  • Factory covered in matt Oracover
  • Unhindered fuselage access via top hatch
  • Mechanical retracts included
  • Electric conversion kit included
  • Scale colour scheme
  • Lightweight and tough CNC cut balsa and ply construction
  • Factory painted fibreglass cowl
  • Suits petrol, electric or glow power
  • Plug-in wings for convenient transport and storage
What's in the Box
  • 1 x Factory assembled and covered fuselage.
  • 1 x Factory assembled and covered wing set.
  • 1 x Factory assembled and covered tail set.
  • 1 x Clear canopy moulding.
  • 1 x Factory painted glass fibre cowl.
  • 1 x Aluminium tubular wing joiner.
  • 1 x Sprung mechanical retract set.
  • 1 x Pilot figure.
  • 1 x Comprehensive hardware pack (screws, horns, fuel tank etc.).
  • 1 x Electric power conversion kit.
  • 1 x Sprung / steerable tail wheel unit.
  • 1 x Comprehensive instruction manual.
Product Description
The thrill and the satisfaction that comes from flying an R/C version of Mitchells legendary fighter has to be experienced to be properly realised. So formidable was the Spitfires reputation in combat that expectations of flying one, even in model form, can be tinged with trepidation, even fear. This, however, is a misplaced emotion for the aeroplane that united a nation during its darkest hour is, in fact, a delightfully light, responsive and friendly machine to fly, one that endeared itself to fighter pilots from the moment they climbed aboard and strapped themselves in. Well, the same rings true of Seagulls impressive 86' span Mk.VB. Wearing the colors of AB910, flown by Squadron Leader Jan Zumbach of Polish 303 squadron, this is a model youll respectfully enjoy flying, not least because of the heads its sure to turn when you power down the runway, lift gracefully into the air and tuck the wheels neatly into their wells.

Offering flaps, retracts, an authentic matt finish, plug-in wing panels, cannons, radiator mouldings, unhindered fuselage access (via a removable top hatch), antenna, pilot, a sprung tail wheel, and numerous other scale details, this is a great deal of aeroplane for the money, one thats sure to reward your investment over and over as you become familiar with, and grow to love, Seagull's 20% version of what is arguably the most elegant fighting machine ever created.

Specification:

Wingspan (mm): 2195
Length (mm): 1830
Total surface area (sq. in): 1325
Weight (lb): 17.6 - 18.1

Aircraft Technical Specifications

Weights & Dimensions
Approx. Flying Weight8 – 8.2kg17.6 – 18.1lbs
Shipping Weight11.50kg25.36lbs
Product Length1,830mm72in
Product Wingspan2,195mm86.4in
Product Wing Area86dm21325in2

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