|May 04, 2010, 01:28 PM|
VERTIGO B-26 "Widow Maker" Official Build Thread AirShowRC.com
Coming very soon, the Build thread for the VERTIGO B-26.
This is a very new model, we are very proud of.
The prototype was shown and flown many times in many RC air shows
throughout the southwest with great interest.
I hope you will be seeing them soon at an airfield near you!
Thanks, And stay tuned!
|May 04, 2010, 01:56 PM|
Yes it does fly and very well, many times.
I do have a flying video of the prototype that was intended to be the second half of the video you saw.
when I get some time I would like to finish it.
There are about 5 of the production models being built as of today at several locations.
We will have a flying video soon of the production model.
|May 04, 2010, 02:24 PM|
Color choice availability is:
Green "Shootin' In"
Silver "Perkitory II"
and ARC in white gelcoat for your own color scheme.
|May 04, 2010, 03:25 PM|
|May 04, 2010, 05:53 PM|
Owatonna MN 55060
Joined Sep 2005
|May 06, 2010, 12:42 AM|
Unpacking the Kit Box B-26
Double Box weight is: 23 pounds
Box size is: 38X24X15
Tonight I opened the box and took a few pictures along the way.
Parts are individually double wrapped and secured with tape inside the box.
Everything seams well thought out with it's placement to maximize the use of the space inside the box.
It looks like it will take a while to unwrap.
|May 06, 2010, 03:11 PM|
Parts List B-26
I got everything unwrapped and laid out.
Below is the parts list.
Front half fuse
Rear half fuse
Canopy battery hatch
(2) Engine Cowls
(2) Engine Nacelles
Rear fuse access panel
(2) Main wing panels with ailerons
(2) Horizontal Stabs with elevators
Large aluminum wing tube
small aluminum wing tube
Horizontal stab aluminum spar
PVC nose cone
PVC gun turret
PVC tail cone
PVC gun blisters
PVC landing gear doors
PVC dummy engines
Fixed gear wood blocks, axels and wheels
(2) Wood motor mounts for electric motors
(2) motor mounts for nitro engines
(2) Fuel tanks
Velcro battery straps
Push rods with metal clevises
Hardware bag containing all the gear door hinges, pin hinges, hatch latch and other plastic items
Hardware bag containing all hex screws, wood blind nuts and other metal screws
(3) Sheets of decals
You get quite a bit here for your money.
|May 06, 2010, 08:38 PM|
I got this from the airshowrc website.
The stock wingspan is actually 78 inches.
I am going to make a couple 1 inch wing extenders to each side
to get the total 80 inches, to be giant legal.
VERTIGO Martin B-26 Marauder
77" W.S. B-26 "Shootin' In"
Radio Controlled Twin Power 46 Brushless Electric Motor or .46 Nitro
Wing Span: 78 in /1968 mm
Wing area: 1728 sq in / 11 105 sq cm
Flying weight: 13 to 14 lb / 5.9kg
Fuselage length: 69 in /1750 mm
|May 06, 2010, 10:44 PM|
B-26 CG Location
CG location is 112mm / 4 3/8 inches behind the wings leading edge at the root
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