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Hangar 9 F4U-1A Corsair 20cc ARF

HAN2795-250The F4U Corsair with it’s bent gull shaped wing has an unmistakeable outline.  Developed for the US Navy in the early part of world war two it had a rocky start as a carrier based plane but excelled when flown from ground bases by the US Marines.  The Corsair helped turn the tide against Japan by besting the Zero in almost every aspect of flight and aerial combat.

The Hangar 9® F4U-1A Corsair 20cc ARF is a model that honors the Vought triumph in a way that makes scale RC easy. Its scheme matches the famous “Jolly Rogers” U.S. Navy fighting squadron (VF-17) that operated in the Pacific theatre in 1943–44 under the command of John “Tommy” Blackburn. Its color and detail are extensive thanks to an attention to outline accuracy and printed UltraCote® covering. Not only do the flat finish and feathered edges of the appropriate color lines convey a sense of realism, the quality of wood construction delivers a model with long-lasting appeal.


Key Features


  • Authentic scale outline features a dummy radial engine and removable antenna
  • Printed, flat-finish UltraCote® covering with extensive panel line detail
  • A legendary warbird designed to fly well
  • Top quality balsa and plywood construction that’s strong and light
  • Authentic VF-17 color scheme and a choice of three decal sets
  • Functional 3-panel flaps significantly expand the appearance and flight envelope
  • Ready to install optional E-flite® electric rotating retracts
  • Fixed-wire landing gear, scale tires, 8-spoke wheels and gear doors included
  • Pre-drilled or pre-slotted control surface hinge locations
  • Ready to mount the Evolution® 20GX gas/petrol engine
  • Electric power ready with no modification or additional hardware needed
  • Easy-access, top fuselage hatch features concealed power switch locations
  • Complete, high-grade hardware package included
  • Painted red, aluminum spinner nut included

Product Specifications


Wingspan: 65.0 in (165 cm)
Overall Length: 52.7 in (134 cm)
Wing Area: 802.4 sq in (51.77 sq dm)
Flying Weight: 11.75 – 13.0 lb (5.3 – 5.9 kg)
Engine Size: 20cc 2-stroke gas/petrol
Motor Size: Power 60B (470Kv)
Radio: 5+ channel
Servos: 7 standard (6 for EP)
Trim Scheme Colors: Printed UltraCote covering
CG (center of gravity): (75-95mm) (3 – 3.75 inches) behind LE at center
Prop Size: 16×6
Speed Control : 80A
Recommended Battery: 22.2V 5000mAh 6S Li-Po
Flaps: Yes
Retracts: Optional
Approx. Flying Duration: 7-12 minutes
Scale: 1:7.5 (13.2%)
Experience Level: Intermediate
Assembly Time: 15-20 Hours
Is Assembly Required: Yes

Check it out online at Hangar 9