Over 12,000 Corsairs were built during its eleven-year history — a number which ranks it as one of the most popular and recognizable fighters of WWII. It was instrumental in breaking the Zero’s air superiority in the Pacific theatre and earned the nickname “Whistling Death” for its fighting effectiveness. Despite the Corsair’s popularity, the work required to build the gull wing prevented many R/C pilots from flying one — until now. Gold Edition ARF engineering has reduced months of building work to just hours of simple assembly, and created a convenient way to enjoy the “bent-wing” bird on a giant scale.
Features built-up and sheeted sections finished in flat MonoKote® film
Speeds and simplifies assembly with prehinged control surfaces and painted fiberglass parts.
Designed and built for Robart® retractable landing gear.
Includes “extras” such as a machined spinner, authentic wheels, flat-finish decals, a work/display stand and a foam work mat .
OSMG1561 O.S. GT60 Gasoline Engine with EI and Muffler
Please note: all recommendations were the best choices available at the time of product release. Please check with your dealer for additional choices.
SPECIFICATIONS Stock Number: TOPA0704 Wingspan: 86.5 in (2195 mm) Wing Area: 1376 in² (88.8 dm²) Weight: 23-25 lb (10.43-11.34 kg] Wing Loading: 39-42 oz/ft² (119-128 g/dm²) Length: 70 in (1780 mm) Requirements: 7-channel radio (min) with 3 standard and 8 high-torque servos, main and tailwheel retracts and a 50-55 cc gasoline engine.
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