The rudder, rudder servo, pushrod, and the tail wheel assembly are all preinstalled.
Two self-tapping screws on each side of the landing gear secure it in place.
Model type: Semiscale sport model
Wingspan: 44 inches
Wing area: 403 square inches
Length: 42. 3 inches
Weight: 40. 6 ounces
Power system: 10-size electric
Radio: Six-channel minimum
Power system: E-flite BL10 1,250 Kv
(installed); E-flite 40-amp ESC
Radio system: Spektrum DX8 transmitter;
Spektrum AR636A receiver
(installed); four 13-gram
digital servos (installed)
Propeller: 12 x 4 two-blade (installed)
Battery: 2,200 mAh 3S LiPo
weight: 40 ounces
Flight duration: 5 to 6 minutes
• Super-fast assembly.
• Includes high-quality electronics.
• Excellent instructions.
• Well built.
• Flies great.
• Only available in one color scheme and one
AT A GLANCE ...
because it taxied on the grass runway
The Sukhoi tracked straight on
takeoff and was airborne in less than
40 feet. There was no rudder or aileron
trim needed; however, it was slightly
nose-heavy and required a couple of
clicks of up-trim.
On the next flight, the battery was
moved back a couple of inches and
then no elevator trim was needed.
The Sukhoi balanced perfectly with
the battery centered on the battery
retention strap. The Sukhoi is stable
and tracks well. It flies like a much
larger airplane. The first flight was
made on a day with 15 mph wind.
With the AS3X stabilization, it flew
like there was no wind.
The Sukhoi rolls smoothly and the
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