LARGEST RC AIRBUS A380 DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT

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LARGEST RC AIRBUS A380 DEMONSTRATION FLIGHT

Replica of an A380 from THAI Airways in 1/13 scale This is the first flight on public during the HORIZON AIRMEET LIVE 2021 Rainer Kamitz was at the sticks and did an impressive flight. Builder and owner: Christopher Ferkl from Austria Special thanks to Vince Irie from DDG for the drone footage !!! Scale 1/13 Span: 6.13m / 20 feet Length: 5.60 m / 18.5 feet Weight: 102.7 kg / 226 pounds Turbine: 4 x JetsMunt 166 ... Fuel capaticy: 12 liters / 2.2 gallons (UK) Fuel tanks from CMJETS Landing gears: Electron with homemade gears TX: Futaba T18MZ RX: 2 x Futaba 7008SB Servos: KST 2 x Aileron 2 x Elevator 1 x Rudder 4 x Landing flaps 1 x Front gear 8 x Gear doors Electronic control unit: Powerbox Royal Time to build 3 years / 1700 hoursThis amazing 1/13-scale jetliner is shown here on its first flight with Rainer Kamitz at the sticks and he did an impressive job.After a long construction period, (1,700 hours over three years), the first flight for it technical acceptance and certification was a big success. From Austria, builder and aircraft owner, Christopher Ferkl, used four JetsMunt 166 turbines to power his A380.With a span of 20 feet (6.13m), the airliner is 18.5 feet long, and weighs 226 pounds. Fuel capaticy is 2.2 gallons, stored in CMJETS fuel tanks.  The retractable landing gears are Electron with homemade struts and trucks. Christopher uses a Futaba T18MZ transmitter with dual Futaba 7008SB receivers (Powerbox Royal) and KST servos;  (2 x Aileron, 2 x Elevator, 1 x Rudder, 4 x Landing flaps, 1 x Front gear steering, and 8 to operate all the gear doors.

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