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Pilatus Porter 1.96m

Specifications:

 
Wing Span: 1.96 m (77")
Length: 1.46 m (57 ")
Wing Area: 50.9 dm2 (788 sq. in.)
Wing Airfoil: Naca 2415
Wing Loading: 75 g/dm2 (  oz/sq. ft.)
Flying Weight: 4.0 kg (12-19 lbs)
Radio: std servos and receiver recommended
Motor: .72 four stroke
Electric with Axi 4130/16
 

The PC-6 is famous in the aviation world for its Short Take-off and Landing (STOL) performance on almost any type of terrain. (click on the link for more details).

This airframe is perfect as a tug, but also a joy to fly and see!
Accurately reproduced with its typical shape, and has great handling. The strong flaps will allow steep dive back, without acceleration, and land at your feet to get an other glider to tow in the air quickly.

A pure pleasure to fly!

Kit content:
  • Completely built fuselage, made out of ply/balsa, covered with Oracover and all markings factory applied
  • Fiberglass motor cowling, painted, pvc windshield
  • Aluminum tow release mechanism installed, scale aluminium landing, spring loaded, and all wheels supplied
  • Wing are built up in two pieces, Oracover covered, ailerons and flaps finished, hinged by pin hinges, marking factory applied
  • Hard wood struts with aluminium fittings
  • Tail is build up fully covered
  • All required hardware and fully illustrated assembly manual.

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Equipped with a .72 four stroke or a .65 engine it is pretty light, yet feature a strong construction, it is a very gentle flying tug. It has proven to be a reliable and long lasting plane, going through several heavy flight season without any trouble.
Electric tug is also possible with a Axi 4230/16 on 6S LiPo, it will tow 5-12lbs gliders to sky's limit.

This Pilatus has proven to be a great and easy to fly tug.

Pilatus Porter ARF kit: discontinued, replaced by Pilatus Turbo Porter PC-6 2.07m
 

 

 
 
 

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