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Old May 07, 2012, 10:04 PM
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P-51D Mustang ARF Kit, Top Flite Gold Edition, NIB, LPU

P-51D R/C Balsa (Not a cheap foamie) Model Mustang ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) Kit. $200 Local Pickup - North Dallas Area, Preston and The George Bush Turnpike.

This kit is NEW, IN BOX, only opened to verify parts and condition when I got it, everything original from Top Flite and it is a BEAUTIFUL plane. The kit is in new condition, stored indoors, all parts still in original bags. I intended to convert this to electric power (that's all I fly) but I no longer have a place to fly something this size and have scaled back my hobby. Breaks my heart to sell this because it is beautiful. I have seen this plane powered by a 60 or 90 size e-flight brushless and 6 cells and it was really impressive, as it is a light well built kit.

Here is the manufacturer link and info on the kit.
http://www.top-flite.com/airplanes/topa0950.html

****This plane, although I intended to convert it to electric power is actually a fuel powered kit so I have duplicated it in the fuel section. Once it sells I will close both posts. Thank you for your interest, please feel free to ask any questions.****

Thank you for looking!

Description

This is the radio controlled" glow powered almost ready-to-fly 1/7 scale
Top Flite P-51D Mustang 60 size Sport Scale Airplane with Retracts.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
Eligible to compete in the Fun Scale class in AMA competition.

FEATURES: Construction: Built up balsa and light ply fuselage and wings
Wing: One-piece with built-in flaps
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote
Radio Compartment: Easily accessible plywood reinforced
Cowling: Pre-painted fiberglass
Air Scoop: Pre-painted fiberglass
Canopy: Vacu-formed clear pre-painted
Landing Gear: Mechanical retracts made of high-quality composite
Wheels: Main two 3.25" (83mm) one 1.25" (31.75mm) tailwheel
Dual Wing Servos: Two servos per wing half (1 Flap 1 Aileron)
Spinner: 4" (100mm) pre-painted aluminum with adapter for
5/16-24 crank shaft
Cockpit Kit: Instrument Panel Seat Back Dummy P51 Radio and Battery
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 18-25 hours
Warranty: Top Flite Models guarantees this kit to be free of defects
in material and workmanship at the date of purchase. This warranty
does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.

INCLUDES: Pre-built and covered wings fuselage and tail assemblies pushrods
retractable main landing gear 3.25" (83mm) main wheels
1.25" (31.75mm) tailwheel adjustable engine mount painted canopy
14oz (420cc) fuel tank pilot bust instrument panel
dummy radio and battery seat back belly pan
fiber glass air scoop fiber glass cowl ABS exhaust stacks
extensive hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions
machine guns landing gear strut covers full set of colored
decals

REQUIRES: Engine: .60 - .91 cu in (10 - 15cc) 2-stroke
OR .90 - 1.20 cu in (15 - 20cc) 4-stroke
Radio: 6-channel
Servos: 7 Standard (2-Aileron 1-Elevator 1-Throttle 1-Rudder
2-flap servos)
1-Retract Servo
24" Servo Extensions: Two (one for each aileron servo)
Dual Servo Extension: Two for flap and aileron servos
Receiver Battery: 1000mAh minimum
Misc. Items: Glow plug " foam rubber padding medium fuel tubing
fuel filter propeller building and field equipment.

SPECS: Wingspan: 64.5" (1640mm)
Wing Area: 721 sq in (46.5 sq dm)
Weight: 8.75 - 10lb (3970 - 4540g)
Wing Loading: 28 - 32 oz/sq ft (85 - 98 g/sq dm)
Length: 56" (1420mm)
Airfoil: Fully-symmetrical low-wing
Center of Gravity: 5-5/8" (143mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws: High Rate Low Rate

This kit is covered in the following Top Flite MonoKote colors:
Olive Drab TOPQ0510
Aluminum TOPQ0205
Black TOPQ0208
Jet White TOPQ0204
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Old May 13, 2012, 10:17 AM
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Older models have a battery hatch that was covered over right in front of the canopy when the company was going to offer an electric version. Does the fuse have the battery hatch that only needs to be cut out?
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Old May 13, 2012, 12:22 PM
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This is the fuel only model, no prebuilt hatch. All the conversions I saw either fed the batteries through a cowl opening or by removing the wing. The central structure is beefy and I was going to just cut out a hatch on top probably as you described. But, that is for some other modeler to work out and customize. Unpacking this thing again to check for this hatch reminds me why I wanted it. Man it is nice looking! Ugh.... Maybe when the kids are older.... To avoid putting a lot of photos online for questions like this I did look the model over and checked it against the manual (in the box and online at Top Flite), it is identical to the current version and as far as I can tell, defect free (it is all still in original parts bags and boxes). So if you go to Top Flite and download the manual all the assembly instructions and photos are accurate.

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Cash
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Old Jul 05, 2012, 02:02 PM
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Price Reduced to $200 Local Pickup

Price is now $200 for local pickup - Preston and George Bush Turnpike Area. Wife wants it out of the closet...
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Old Dec 22, 2012, 12:37 AM
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Do you still have the plane if so would you be interested in shipping ? And if you would could you check the shipping for 32796 titusville,fla Thanks Ricky 321-225-4080
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Old Dec 24, 2012, 12:48 PM
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Thank you for your interest. Unfortunately it is not cost effective to ship it. So I have a limited local pickup market. Happy Holidays!
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