This is the 1/6 P-47D Thunderbolt "Gold Giant Scale Edition" Airplane Kit.
This was modeled after the P-47D-30-RA attached to the 366th Fighter
Squadron, 358th Fighter Group, USAAF, Tour, France, 1944.
This 1/6th Scale Warbird boasts Incredible Scale Accuracy, along with
the Ease of Assembly made possible by Gold Edition Engineering.
Utilizes Familiar Wood Kit-Building Techniques, Tools and Materials
Precisely Interlocking Parts Designed through AUTOCAD, and a thorough
Photo-Illustated Manual Helps Guide Modelers Through the Assembly
Balsa-sheeted exterior provides an ideal surface for scale finishing
Easy to Build and Fly for the First Time Giant Scale Modeler
In the Air, the Giant P-47D Delivers Scale Flying Performance, and
its Large Size makes it Easy To See and Appreciate.
IMAA (International Miniature Aircraft Association) Legal
Uses a notable elliptical wing platform using the proven S8036
airfoil at the root and the S8037 airfoil at the tip. This
Combination delivers excellent flight performance and stability.
Vacuum-Formed ABS Cowl Included
Includes instructions and most parts for optional P-47D Razorback
version (except Canopy, See COMMENTS).
ABS Parts (Cowl, Turbo-Supercharger Cover, Air-Cooler Vents),
Clear Bubble Canopy, Pushrods, Full Size Plans, Photo-Illustrated
Instructions and All Wood to Complete the Kit and Decals.
Engine: 2.1-2.8 cu in (34.5-45cc) Glow OR
2.5-4.2 cu in (41-70cc) Gas (See COMMENTS on Flat Four)
5" Spinner, Propeller, Engine Mount, Fuel Tubing, Easy Filler Fuel
Valve, 24-32oz Fuel Tank (see commments on multicylinder option)
Main Retracts (see comments), Tailwheel Retract, Air Control Kit.
Radio: 6 to 7 Channel
Servos: 10 (Standard: 2-Flaps, 1-Retracts, 1-Tailwheel Steering,
High Torque (over 45 oz-in): 2-Elevator, 1-Rudder, 2-Ailerons
Y-Harness: 4 (Elevator, Flaps, Ailerons, Rudder/Tail Steering)
Servo Extensions (24"): 2
Receiver Battery: 6V 1200mAh
Covering: Five to Six 6-Foot Rolls and Matching Paint
Misc. Items: Two 5" Main Wheels, 1¾" Tailwheel, Wheel Collars,
Five Heavy-Duty Control Horns, Twenty Six Heavy-Duty Hinge Points,
Sixteen #6x½" Sheet Metal Screws (for mounting the retracts)
½" Foam Rubber Padding, Switch and Charge Mounting Jack,
Pull-Pull Cable System for Steerable Tailwheel, Covering Tools,
Building and Field Equipment
Wingspan: 85" (2160mm)
Fuselage Length: 75½" (1917mm)
Wing Loading: 34.7-38.2 oz/sq ft (106-117g/sq dm)
Wing Area: 1327 sq in (85.6 sq dm)
Weight (w/radio): 20 - 22lbs (9-10kg)
Airfoil: Fully-Symmetrical, Low-Wing
Center of Gravity: 5¼" back from the Leading Edge at Rib 5.
Control Throws: High Rate Low Rate
Elevator- Up and Down ¾" ½"
Ailerons- Up and Down ¾" ½"
Rudder- Left and Right 1¾" 1¾"
Flaps- Down 3¼"
Cowling: Length, Firewall To Front:
Height, Rear At Firewall: 12-3/8"
Height At Front: 9¾" (1" back from spinner)
Width At Rear: 9¼"
Width At Front: 8" (1" back from spinner)