Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

Fairchild Republic A-10 Thunderbolt II

Model constructer of this aircraft is an ex-pilot Mr. Ivan Langer, who has twelve years experience in development and construction of RC models for Graupner Company, and sixty years of experience in RC modeling. Among of other things, worked for the Aero-Naut Company. Aerodynamic model solution is very unusual, so was his aerodynamic concept, including the details in consultation with Mr. Joseph Janis, ex-pilot and expert in the field of aerodynamics and flight mechanics. It is his merit that the model has the perfect flight properties and an excellent flight characteristic.


The model has been completely designed and optimized in the PC. Output was then used for CNC milling of moulds and laminated construction. It is prepared in the finest details. Included in the kit are GRP parts from the main units, covers, folding landing gear covers, nozzles, vacuum parts for the cockpit, pilot, cannon, plywood ribs set, a set of decals and many detail parts. The kit is prefabricated for installation of retractable landing gear. Building instructions incl. series of photos is included on the CD.


Wingspan 1500 mm
Length 1260 mm
Wing loading ca. 100g/dm2
Weight ca. 3300 g
Fan WeMoTec 480, HET 6904 or Schübeler DS-30-DIA 3-ph
MotorMega 16/15/4, 16/25/2 or 16/30/2
ESC 40-60A
Batteries Li-Pol 5S 4000-5000mAh
Landing gear Jet-1A, Aeronaut, A-10 special
Wing area ca. 33 dm2

Airfoil sections
Wing root - NACA 5515
Wing tip - NACA 5513
Elevator - NACA 0012


Full composite model set with scale details 690EUR
Pneumatic landing gear 185EUR


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