VQ Model - P-47D Thunderbolt EP/GP 20 Size ARF - Tarheel Hal Version

Manufacturer: VQ Model Product Code: VQA100


P-47D Thunderbolt EP/GP 20 Size ARF - Tarheel Hal Version

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The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt was one of the largest and heaviest fighter aircraft in history to be powered by a single piston engine. It was heavily armed with eight .50-caliber machine guns, four per wing. When fully loaded, the P-47 weighed up to eight tons, and in the fighter-bomber ground-attack roles could carry five-inch rockets or a significant bomb load of 2,500 pounds; it could carry over half the payload of the B-17 bomber on long-range missions (although the B-17 had a far greater range). The P-47, based on the powerful Pratt & Whitney R-2800 Double Wasp engine, was to be very effective as a short-to-medium range escort fighter in high-altitude air-to-air combat and, when unleashed as a fighter-bomber, proved especially adept at ground attack in both the World War II European and lt Pacific Theaters.

The P-47 was one of the main United States Army Air Forces (USAAF) fighters of lt World War II, and served with other Allied air forces, notably those of France, Britain, and Russia. Mexican and Brazilian squadrons fighting alongside the U.S. were equipped with the P-47.

  Features:
- All Balsa and lite-ply construction
- Fully covered in weathered detail
- Platic Cowling
- Control surfaces pre-hinged and installed
- One piece wing for save time to install

 Specifications:
- Wingspan: 1220mm (48in)
- Fuselage: 1000mm (39.3in)
- Weight (ready to fly): 1.5kg
- Electric motor: Boost 25
- Battery: 3 cells – 11.1 V 2800 mAh
- Radio req: 4 channel / 4 servos

 Includes:
- Assembly instructions with stage photos
- Tail wheel assembly
- Platic cowling
- Wheels
- Spinner
- Fix gear
- Decals and all hardware

Option:
- VQ-ARE15 : Electric retract

Does not include: radio, motor, glue, and silicon fuel line