BP Hobbies 3DX Hobbies Scratch ARF

Jun 19, 2010 No Comments by

 BP Hobbies is pleased to announce a new alliance between 3DX Hobbies and BP Hobbies to build and market new airplanes for the RC Hobby industry. The first airplane created is Jim Vigani’s 3DX Hobbies Scratch ARF. The Scratch ARF is great for beginner to intermediate sport flyers. It is a wood and film covered Almost Ready to Fly that builds in one evening. It is a useful aerobatic trainer with sure movements. If you step up the motor, you can use this for high speed maneuvers or even for pylon racing. This is an affordable plane to add to your lineup. The ARF includes covered wing, fuselage, and tail feathers as well as control hardware. Street price – $59.95.


AUW – 24 ounces

Wing Span – 40 inch

Fuselage – 31 inch

Wing Area – 320 sq in

Wing Loading – 10.8 oz/sqft

The recommended equipment list:

Radio – 4 Channel Rx

Motor / Prop – BP A2212-10 and APC 9 x4.7 SF (for beginners) or BP A2217-9 and APC 9 x 6E (for higher performance)

Speed Controller – BP 40A

Servos – Two Corona DS-929MG Digital Metal Gear High Speed Servos for ailerons

Two Corona DS-939MG Digital Metal Gear High Torque Servos for rudder and elevator

Battery – Enerland XP2 Lithium Polymer Battery 11.1V 1800mAh 25C


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