Multi engine park flyers - where are they? - RC Groups
Thread Tools
Nov 01, 2002, 11:06 AM
Registered User

Multi engine park flyers - where are they?

We have had a few 2 engine park flyers ( ford trimotor and FSK bettle thing ) and Silent flight had a lanc with four engines. when will we have a commerical B17 or lanc or lib to fly around the park?and who will be first FSK? GWS?
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Nov 01, 2002, 11:27 AM
Live to ride... and fly!
Tres Wright's Avatar
We've long been anticipating the release of the GWS A-10 and B-2. In fact, it's been so long that I think many have given up on them.
Nov 01, 2002, 11:49 AM
AMA 697691 / FAA 13675

The multi-motor planes are around. You just need to look for them. Multiplex has the 4-motor Cargo, the TwinJet, and the Twin Star. Wattage and Hobby Lobby also have some multi-motor models.

One of the reasons for the small number of these models is that the added complexity, cost, and weight are less attractive to the beginning R/Cer. This means a smaller market share becomes your target customer and this is less attractive to the manufacturer.

The experienced R/Cer has other options though. He can stratch build one from plans or convert a glow plane. So don't afraid to experiment while you wait for a new model to arrive.

Latest blog entry: Greg's Web Hangar
Nov 01, 2002, 01:26 PM
Leave me alone!
Martin Hunter's Avatar
Experimentation is a beautiful thing in the realm of parkies. I totally agree! Here's my switchback sport twin.

Nov 01, 2002, 01:40 PM
Registered User
Don Sims's Avatar
Don't forget the Hobby-Lobby Bumble Bee couldn't get it to take off from H2O but it sure flies great! And the twins drum in the thing because it's hollow, very different sound to it.
Nov 01, 2002, 02:49 PM
Registered User
Lefty and Leroy's Avatar
Hey Nic, welcome to the E-Zone. If you're wanting a multi engine plane you may consider doing what I'm am... grow your own. Check out my Duchess .

Nov 01, 2002, 03:18 PM
Registered User
I'm waiting for, and wanting, the GWS C-130 with the 4 IPS motors. (hint hint GWS4CEO)
Oh Yea Lefty and Leroy I just subscribed to your Duchess thread so I can keep up with the progress. It looks great.
Last edited by LOVTOHOV; Nov 01, 2002 at 03:23 PM.
Nov 05, 2002, 04:14 AM
Registered User
C130 now that sounds like a multi engine slowflyer
Nov 05, 2002, 04:27 AM
Registered User
Patrick Plawner's Avatar
If you like Multi-motors, big plane, parkflyer, and a very unique look.

Check the Multiplex Movie-Star.

Photos, Videos and Review on:


Thread Tools