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Hobbyking BD5 Balsa 1105mm (ARF)

HobbyKing
Price $53.90
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Specification

Wingspan1105mm
Length787mm
Flying Weight708g~795g

Specs:, Requires:, Your Own 4 Channel TX/RX,

Description

The BD5 was a kit homebuild aircraft, designed in the 1960's by Jim Bede and was offered as either a pusher prop or jet variant, this version is still officially the worlds lightest jet aircaft. Despite great hopes for the company, they went bust in the 1970's after only producing a few hundred unit's and that was even after the extensive publicity of the aircraft starring in a Bond film!
This nice size ARF BD5 is a pre-covered quality balsa airframe that also comes with vac formed parts to finish off the look of the model and an extensive hardware kit. Designed for a pusher prop arrangement, a 300w brushless inrunner motor would be the minimum, don't let the longer than scale wings fool you, the wing is pretty slim and speed will not be an issue! The model is 4 channel with a steerable nosewheel, and for easy transportation, the wing can be removed with 2 bolts. The BD5 is certainly an unusual subject, very capable flown at all speeds and cheap to build!
4 Channel
4 X 9g Servo
28mm Brushless Inrunner Motor 300w
35A-40A ESC w/BEC11.1V 1600mAh~2200mAh 3s Lipoly Battery

Found 4 years, 8 months ago at HobbyKing
Price $53.90