GIANT Electric Airbus A400M, with parachutists!

Feb 12, 2012 17 Comments by

They don’t get much bigger than this! Check out this huge, 13.5-foot-span Airbus at a European airshow. The 92.5-pound RC model uses four Hacker motors producting 6000 watts and has two radio systems with 18 total servos. Build time was 6 years. Watch the entire video and you’ll see an in-flight view of the parachute release, and the landing is incredible with those tiny wheels!

 

Debra Cleghorn, Featured News

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17 Responses to “GIANT Electric Airbus A400M, with parachutists!”

  1. Scott says:

    unreal!! awesome job on the plane!

  2. john says:

    Wheeeew!

  3. john says:

    Wheeeew!!!!

  4. Rick says:

    Bring it to War Birds over Delaware!!

  5. fred says:

    very cool…loved the cam in the cockpit!!!

  6. Robert Fisher says:

    No doubt about it .The bigger they are the better they fly. Tremendous effort by all concerned.

  7. Wayne says:

    GREAT build, JOB WELL DONE.

    Wayne

  8. Jerry Okeefe says:

    Just awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  9. ed says:

    Incredible!

  10. member1327103044 says:

    What a fantastic plane, talk about scale!!!!!

  11. Dave Halker says:

    Sac le bluer ! C’est Fantastique !

  12. Jack says:

    All I can say is WOW

  13. Jack says:

    All I can say is WOW!!!

  14. Tom O'Connell says:

    looks like something that banana hobby will carry a crappy version of very soon

  15. ANDREAS says:

    BRAVO!!!!
    THAT’S IT.

  16. Joe says:

    Absolutely B-E-A-U-T-I-F-U-L!

  17. zakwan says:

    what materials i need if i want make it?

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