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A 380 Airliner the world first very large flying RC model of this type

A 380 Airliner the world first very large flying RC model of this type

This A 380 RC Model with 4 operating jet turbines, built to Airbus drawings, flew for the first time 2 years before the original Passenger plane.

This video documents the Safety tests taken before the 65 kg model was safety certified to fly.

Following this the successful maiden flight was observed and the full German licence for models more than 25 kg was given.
The wing span is app 5.8 meter.
The builder / pilot is Peter Michel from Germany. At that time he had successful built and flown many Passenger Airliner Models.

Link courtesy of Ian "Thommo" Thompson
 

 


 

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