Scale: 1/16Span: 30.5"
Wing Area: 170 SQ IN
Weight RTF: 18 OZ
My laterst Corsair was finished in the colors of the F4U-1A flown by ENS Fred Streig while he was serving with VF-17, the "Jolly Rogers" in early 1944. The airframe is covered with fiberglass and painted with Model Master paints. Power as shown is a Mega 16/15/6 motor with Castle Creations Phoenix 25 controller.
The prototype Corsair was finished in the colors of the F4U-1 flown by Marine LT Ken Walsh when he became the first Corsair ace in May of 1943. The airframe was covered with fiberglass and painted with Floquil Military paints. All markings were painted with an airbrush using artist's frisket masks. The powerplant was a stock 6V Speed 400 motor on eight NiMH cells, and all-up weight was 17.6 ounces.
carefully-engineered Corsair Speed 400 is designed from the
ground up to make it possible to build a light and simple
version of this complex airframe. The fuselage is built over an
internal disposable crutch, and the trademark inverted gull wing
uses special joiner pieces to produce the characteristic bent
look and avoid the "broken wing" appearance of most sport scale
Corsairs. Overall, it's an easy to build warbird of balsa and
Recommended flight hardware:
Power: 6V Speed 400 motor, Graupner #1328 prop adapter,
Graupner 6 X 4 prop, 20 amp BEC speed controller, 8-cell NiMH
battery or 2200-2S Lipo pack, micro radio gear.
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