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Walt's P40 "Kittyhawk Mk1"



This is Walt Wilson and his beautiful P40 Kittyhawk. For a complete report, watch the upcoming issues of RC Modeler.


Walt Wilson is doing a RC Modeler kit review on this VQ Curtis P-40 Kittyhawk ARF kit, manufactured in Viet Nam and distributed by Morris Hobbies in the U.S.A. 


The wingspan is 61.8 inches and it weighs 8 pounds, 8
ounces. 


The retracts require a powerful servo and a lot of rework and adjustment to get them operating properly. It also has flaps.


Walt took all the pictures shown here.


Paul Geders flew it.  Here he's taxiing out for "First Flight"! 


The engine is an Super Tiger .90 which offers plenty of power. 


The kit comes with rotating retracts installed and features working oleo struts.


It requires eight servos to operate everything.  


This is one "smooth" flying and beautifully handling airplane!

The following pictures were shot by Don Fitch at long range!


Tune-up!


Take off roll begins!


We have lift off!


Dead stick landing!


 
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