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Posted by CyberJay | May 28, 2010 @ 07:36 AM | 9,417 Views
Several years ago one of our club members built this beautiful B-17 from a Wing Mfg. kit. He's flown it a few times but wanted to move to smaller planes and I was lucky enough to get my hands on this one. I would also love to add retracts but I'm not sure if that will ever happen.

EDIT: It flies! It flies nicely too!

Here is how it's setup for now:

AUW: 17.5lbs
Static test: 2300 watts (total)

Wing Mfg:
B-17 short kit. Built by Terry S.

Heads Up RC:
3542-10 outrunner 960Kv x4

Master Airscrew:
10x7 3 blade glass fiber props x4

OEM RC:
40a BESC x4

Zippy:
Flightmax 4s1p 2200mah 40c LiPo x4

Futaba:
T12FGA transmitter
R617FS receiver

Hitech:
(6) HS-311 servos (Aileron x2, Elevator x2, Rudder, Gunner)

Radical RC:
2300 A123 RX pack

WS Deans:
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