Offering the perfect combination of scale fidelity, practicality and a great sport / aerobatic performance, Seagull's new RV-8 is an R/C pilot's dream model for regular Sunday flying
Stylish, aerobatic, pretty, and with sleek racy lines, there's little not to like about the RV-8. Truth is the overall proportions, the parallel chord wing, the sturdy looking fixed undercarriage and the fighter-like bubble canopy combine to make this a gorgeous flyer and a modeller's dream. Seagull certainly knows a good aeroplane when it sees one and this one is guaranteed to win friends, particularly with such a useful wingspan; 70" is a perfect, practical size for everyday use yet still large enough to really make an impression and display presence in the air. Absolutely ideal for a 91 cu. in. four-stroke the RV-8 uses 8 standard servos and a minimum of 6 channels, although a computer radio with 7 or 8 channels allows the twin aileron, flap and elevator servos to be mixed and reduces the use of Y-leads.
Built using Seagull's time-honoured CNC-cut interlocking balsa and ply construction and pre-covered in diligently applied Oracover heat-shrink film this is a model that builds quickly, looks fantastic, and suits anyone with previous low-wing aileron experience.
|Wingspan (mm): ||1800|
|Length (mm): ||1473|
|Rec'd engine (i.c.): ||20 â 22cc petrol / .91 cu. in. glow|
|Rec'd motor (electric): ||1500 â 2000W|
|Wing area (sq. in): ||992 |
|Weight (lb): ||11 |
Van's RV-8 Diamond Di 20cc (SEA-249) Features:
- Lightweight, high quality CNC-cut balsa and ply construction.
- Factory covered with genuine Oracover film.
- High quality pre-painted glass fibre cowl.
- Cockpit detail with pre-painted pilot figure.
- Full hardware pack included for either glow or electric power.
- Includes i.c. and electric power conversion pack.
- Plug-in wing panels greatly assist storage and transport.
- Functional flaps enhance the flight performance and assist short landing and take-off.
- Large removable battery hatch for easy radio and flight battery access.
- Painted aluminium landing gear.
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