The iconic WWII allied fighter including retractable landing gear and functional split flaps.
The classic lines and superior flight performance is captured in this 50-size model !
The Spitfire is without a doubt, one of the most famous fighters of WWII with earlier models having played an essential defensive roll in the Battle of Britain. The flowing curves of the elliptical wings and the overall smooth lines of the Spitfire have made this one of the most popular fighters of the era.
The legendary lines of Spitfire are alive again in the form of this sophisticated, detailed reproduction of one of the most popular WWII fighters in history. This new Kyosho Spitfire remains faithful to scale, while maintaining a high level of performance - it flies as well as it looks. The manufacturing process is complicated; with strong ribbed wings and fuselage that feature a thin balsa skin over its surface. This helps to reinforce the various sections of the wing and fuselage, while providing a smooth, flat surface to which the detailed covering is attached. This new Spitfire features a flat, low glare finish on Oracover film. Oracover is known for its high strength and a tight fit that endures the elements. The camouflage, panel lines and other details are printed on the film, which ensures a clean and highly detailed appearance that is unrivalled in its class for looks and durability. A painted pilot figure fills the cockpit, which itself is adorned with many gauges and instruments for that extra level of detail. If thatís not enough, the new Kyosho Spitfire also includes functional split flaps with the look and feel of the flaps on the full-size aircraft. There is also shock-absorbing retractable front landing gear, with a spring-equipped steerable tail wheel for smooth and manoeuvrable ground control. This new Spitfire is designed for either EP or GP power, with additional parts included to make it more suited to the power system of your choice. It comes ARF style with all the major assembly and finishing completed. You simply need to install the power and radio systems of your choice, and youíll be the envy of the flying field. This is best suited for intermediate to expert pilots who are comfortable flying multi-channel aircraft.