One of the most anticipated RC releases has been this new 4-engine heavy bomber from FreeWing Model, distributed by Hobby Lobby International. Model Airplane News has an exclusive review planned for the B-17 Flying Fortress in the next issue and we’re very excited to provide a sneak peek of this impressive electric-powered warbird to our readers.
With a span of 63 inches and equipped with 4 brushless motors and electric retracts, the “Nine-O-Nine” is going to be a very popular warbird for 2012!
Here are some specs!
Model: B-17 Flying Fortress
Type: EPO Molded 1/19-scale scale bomber ARF
Manufacturer: Freewing Model
Distributor: Hobby Lobby (Hobby-lobby.com)
Wingspan: 63 in.
Length: 46 in.
Wing Area: 530 sq. in.
Weight: 82.9 oz.
Wing loading: 22.52 oz. / sq. ft.
Radio req’d: 6-channel (Ailerons, Flaps, Elevator, Rudder, Throttle, Retracts)
Power req’d: 4 x 3130-1350kv motors (included)
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