XB-70 Valkyrie – silent electric!

XB-70 Valkyrie – silent electric!

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Submitted By
Thomas Richards
Seatac, WA, United States
Build Information
Build Type Original design
Manufacturer/Brand Name
Aircraft Category Scale, Sport
Model name, number, and/or variant N.A. B-70 Valkyrie
Wingspan/Rotor span (inches) 30 inches / OAL 4 ½ feet
Scale 1/40 (approx)
Construction Type Foam
Propulsion Type Prop
Power System Electric
Electric Motor Brand and Model Turnigy
Speed Control Brand and Model Turnigy
Battery Brand and Model Turnigy 2200 MAmp
Propeller (if applicable) 10-inch diameter 3-blade pusher prop
Radio System Brand and Model Spektrum 2.4GHz DX-series
Number of channels utilized 4
Channel functions Throttle, Rudder, Elevator, Elevons
Retracts or Fixed Gear

No gear: for hand-launch over grass

Cockpit/Interior Details

cockpit ‘glass’ simulated with black vinyl panels

Paint, Covering or Graphics

low-temp iron-on, & vinyl self-adhesive

Scale Accessories
Light System
Smoke System
Sound System
Other Features or Options
Further Description/Back Story

Built from my own plans were drawn up from a plastic display model
Primary material is Depron® – just under 2lb ready to launch

Flight properties: good! It cruises around well, ‘goes like stink’ on open throttle, slows down real nice landing in the grass.

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