In anticipation of the imminent release of this new model for 2014, Great Planes has just posted a video of their beautiful looking Curtiss P-6E ARF. The only original P-6E Hawk still in existence is on display at the U.S. Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio but Great Planes’ amazing sport/scale replica will soon allow pilots to recreate the exciting history of this vintage biplane. Featuring one of the most complex MonoKote based covering schemes yet, the Hawk is adorned with a total of six different colors of covering. Other notable scale details include talon graphics equipped landing gear fairings and fine scalloping along the trailing edges of the wings. At 43.5 inches span, the Hawk is sized for easy transport.
Wingspan: 43.5 in (1105 mm)
Wing Area: 352 in² (22.7 dm²)
Weight: 3.75-4.5 lb (1700-2040 g)
Wing Loading: 25-29 oz/ft² (76-88 g/dm²)
Length: 34 in (865 mm)
Requires: Radio system with a minimum of 4-channels, 4 micro servos, 42-50-800kV brushless outrunner motor, 45A brushless ESC, 11.1V 2200mAh LiPo battery and charger
We here at FlyRC are SO looking forward to getting our hands on this exciting looking and exquisitely detailed ARF and will bring a full review of it to our readers as soon as it lands here in our offices! Until then, enjoy the factory video below: