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This Gentle Maneuverable Easy to fly float plane ended up being a quiet workhorse of the fleet for the US and other NAVY. The History of this plane is Terribly interesting and served a number of niche roles. Mainly as a the Battleship Plane of choice. Yes, Battleship!
The most captivating is the takeoffs and landings. This plane had to get to 80mph airspeed in ~80ft. and as the battleship has only storage space, landings were achieve to special battleship movements and a recovery sled.
Now you can build this versatile plane to get the mail, give your friends some AA target practice, and spy your enemies whereabouts. Just like the real pane! This plane uses many of the advanced master series techniques to get the rolled fuse, and floats.
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- Length: 27.5 in (68 cm)
- Wingspan: 30" (70 cm)
- Height: 12 in (32 cm)
- Wing area: 190 in² (12,258 cm²)
- Base weight: 7 oz. (200g)
- Est. AUW: 9.17 oz. (260g)
- Motor: 2822/09, 900kv (34g)
- Battery: 1500 mAh 3S, 11.1V (80g)
- Propeller: 8x4.7 (5g)
- ESC: 30A (12g)
- Servos: - 4-6 9g (36-54g)
Build Log. This resource was inspired by the FTFC20 Classic to Modern Design build Challenge
and was moved along mightily by the FTFC20 - Classic to modern challenge with these plans: