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Old 10-04-2014, 07:02 PM
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Default New design full composite 81" Spitfire

We have tested flight this model plane and had to say it is a very good flyer.

1. Full fiberglass construction , sandwichrumpf by Airex, balsa & epoxy.
2. All surface prepainted,decals applied and clear coated
3. Scale cockpit, scale exhaust included.
4. Detachable Scale gun set and antenna included;
5. Detachable main wing and tailplane for easy transportation;
6. Removable hatch on fuselage for easy access into the plane and change accessories;
7. Functional flaps for smooth landing.
8. High quality CNC Alu push rod included
9. More than 95% assembled complete in factory.
10.Customer can choose their own color schemes
11.Can be powered by engine or motor.
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Old 10-04-2014, 11:02 PM
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Nice. When will this be available and who will be selling it?

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Old 10-04-2014, 11:26 PM
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Hi M3,

It will be available in 2-3 weeks, TOPRCMODEL will sell it worldwide, you can contact [email protected] to get detail information, with best regards.
Old 10-05-2014, 12:17 AM
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Looks very nice.
Please do not supply that pilot with the model.

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Old 10-05-2014, 12:35 AM
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The Spitfire HFIX looks good - but the pilot used in the photo is way too small. Did Otto Smik have a son?
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Hi Brad & Perttime, thank you very much for your comments, the pilots are for optional and the cockpit included with the airframe. We had thought to make the pilot smaller for easy assemble, it shows we are wrong, thanks for your suggestion.
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Please find the cockpit with the frame here.
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Old 10-05-2014, 03:53 AM
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How much does it weigh? Which engines will fit? How much will it cost?
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Wing Span: 2058mm/81in
Length:1715mm/67.5in
Flying Weight: 8.3kg
Engine: 35cc DLE
Battery: LI-PO 5S*2 5000mAh 30C
ESC: 120A High voltage Brushless ESC
Price:$599.00USD
Thanks for your question
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CNC Push rods? Why?
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The length are specially for our Spitfire design, that will help the consumers easy on assembly.
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Old 10-05-2014, 05:42 AM
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What is wing loading?
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Toprc,

Are the retracts included for $599? If so, are they electric or air? Any detail shots of the retracts? $599 is not bad if it comes with the GOOD retracts. Also, will you have a distributor in the USA or are we going to have to pay $$$ for shipping from China or HK?

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There are a couple of pics of the assembled Spit on page 144 of the "Spitfire Brotherhood" thread.
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Just checked them out. Looks really good. The retracts look like they are electric. Hopefully, they are robust enough to take a few rough landings.

Alrighty Mr. Toprcmodel; I'm almost sold on it. I was about to purchase the Hangar 9 30cc Spitfire but will wait for yours to hit the market.

M3.
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I would definitely like to know more about the retracts also. They can be quite expensive to replace and often are a weak point on models.

Other than the midget pilot it looks like it could be a very good basis for a plane.

In the future hopefully more planes are going to switch to composite construction like this Spit. Should make packaging equipment inside easier and I imagine be a bit more accepting of small accidents than shattered balsa.
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Hi
It would be great to see the model assembled from few angles to see the scale accuracy.
And to the design - please see Otto Smik plane bellow.
Our flag (Czech/Czechoslovakia at the time) has always blue part up front
Stork insignia on front cowl is mirrored
The RAF squadron codes need some attention too

Anyway good luck with the sales. There are some good products in this size on the market already
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Old 10-06-2014, 02:03 AM
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Hi roylab,the wing loading of this full composite Spitfire is 110g/sq.dm(36 oz/sq.ft).
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Hi m3-express, the retracts not included in the $599.00, we have electric retracts set available for separately purchase, the price is $329.00USD, the retracts set include the electric retract units, oleo struts, tail wheel, scale alu hub wheels & control panel. please see the picture. We don't have distributor in USA so far, you can order it directly from us, the shipping cost for this Spitfire from China to US will be $150.00USD.
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Hi Vik, thanks for your pictures, please be kind to find the full composite Spitfire with the belly up,yes, there are some good models this size in the market and they are with different production technology and material, Foam, balsa wood & composite planes. The products' quality will be better and better to fit the humen being's requirements.
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Old 10-20-2014, 05:56 AM
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Below is the video link for the full composite 81" Spitfire flight this afteroon,
http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XODA3NjIzNzY0.html
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Old 12-03-2014, 12:48 AM
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Default 81" full composite Spitfire Coming

81" full composite Spitfire Coming
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Just wonderign why it would be so huge problem to get the Czech flag correctly.
I put as well here a picture how it should be placed.
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I have seen this kit live and must say it is a very nice kit, looks to be very high quality and really a good value for te price...I hope they come out with more models in the future I would like to see a full composite fw190 in th same size with an acurate outline
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What uses airex, balsa, etc for the construction?

what does the internal structure of the wings, fuselage and tail section look like prior to closing of the molds?

what does the landing gear structure look like?


the price is great for a composite model, but if its engineered incorrectly and the model doesnt last, then the price doesnt mean much.

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