Hobby Lobby B-17 Flying Fortress — Exclusive Sneak Peek!

Hobby Lobby B-17 Flying Fortress — Exclusive Sneak Peek!

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.

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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!

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Here are some specs!

Model Specifications:

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)

Price:                    $349.99

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Updated: March 26, 2012 — 11:13 AM
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