Talk about first-flight jitters! Watch as Jörg Albrecht takes his slightly smaller than half-scale OV-10 Bronco out for its first flight and technical inspection.The 192-inch-span, built-up model weighs 210 pounds and is powered by two JetCat SPT 10 Turboprop turbines. Jörg designed the plane as well as its gears and brakes. Special thanks to Matthias Kerstan for making the video and to RCScaleAirplanes for posting it.
MAN In Action
MAN In Action
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out standing model looked very realistic in fly byes well done.
That was a great video and the Bronco first flight was perfect. Congratulations!
Nice, accurite to the use of Turboprop engines. When I was flying UH-1F/G Gunships and AT-28 Trojan’s for Ground Attack in the USAF 20th SOS / 27th Spl Ops Wing, we saw a far amount of these OH-10s. Mistakenly, the Bronco has been referred as the first A-10 “Tank/Ground attack” plane…. WRONG! not withstanding the Biplanes of WWI, the first “assigned” ground attack/tank buster was the Republic P-47 Thunderbolt (hence the A-10 having the official designation Thunderbolt II), also used for the same in the Korean War. The P-38 Lightning was also used in both WWII and Korea as ground attack. In “my war” THE ground support/attack aircraft were the A1 Skyraider (flown by the USAF, Navy and Marines) and the very upgraded AT-28 Trojan (only the USAF and S Vietnam AF), originally designed as only a trainer, it was a “tank” like the P-47. The OV-10 was as it’s “OV” designation indicates, an OBSERVATION aircraft that also fired targeting “Smoke rockets”. There was NO Cannon of any kind, certainly needed as a “Tank Killer”, let alone a Ground Suppressor attack aircraft. So give credit was do, it certainly wasn’t the OV-10 Bronco.
Awesome video …
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