Giant Scale Electric-Powered OV-10 Bronco with Video

Dec 19, 2011 11 Comments by


Sean Curry has been flying a beautiful giant scale OV-10 Bronco at several RC Warbird events and fly ins and he always draws attention. Besides being an impressive twin, this monster is also electric powered and it has amazing sound and performance. Recently, MAN contributor Rich Uravitch caught up with Sean at the 2011 Monster Planes event in Lakeland, FL, to get the inside story of both the event and Sean’s Bronco. Check it out.

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11 Responses to “Giant Scale Electric-Powered OV-10 Bronco with Video”

  1. Gaines Smith says:

    Can we get more info on the power system. Specifically the location of the batteries in relation to the ESC and Motors.

  2. Paul Turner says:

    Looks like it would be the perfect trainer for those just getting into large models..awesome!!

  3. DENNIS says:

    WHAT is it powered with?? size motors, batteries, esc,,,,,,

    • Debra Cleghorn says:

      It’s powered by two Hacker A50s and two Thunder Power 5200mAh 12S2P LiPos (two 6S packs per side). The system pulls 70 amps and spins two ABC 21×14 e-props for 3300 watts on each side.

  4. Marinus J Wijnbeek says:


  5. johm homzak says:

    where can i get plans for this plane

  6. Rudi says:

    That’s is 9 HP! For a model. Very impressive,

  7. Test Pilot says:

    Very nice Rich!

  8. Ron says:

    Rich I know I was driving you crazy on the boards about this plane… I just think it’s a great plane and really hope that someday you offer the plans.
    Great work building and designing this plane….. and it’s different!

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