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ModellbauUK Kestrel

Product code: MBUK004B
Brand: ModellbauUK
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The ModellbauUK Kestrel is the latest version of this very popular Jet Sports Trainer Aircraft.

Developed from the Falcon 120 Pusher IC aircraft but includes all the strengthening and modifications required to withstand extra stresses imposed by a 18lb thrust Jet Turbine.

Currently available in 2 colour schemes; Red & Blue Sports Colours

Eletric retracts, wheels, robust struts and pneumatic brakes available now.  Pneumatic tratcs available too

      

The Kestrel is the most stable, cost effective jet turbine trainer's on the market. From the fully painted composite fiberglass fuselage, carbon fibre reinforced wings, booms and stabilizer to the carbon fibre spars and retract areas the model is now one of the best looking and jet trainer models on the market today.

The kit comes as standard with:
  • 80 oz plastic fuel tank with all fittings now included - no more leaky fibreglass tanks and a whole lot stronger than the fibreglass tank historically used
  • Swept back turbine mount which negates the need to severly Dremel the rear fairing and allows the fitting of a FOD is available as an upgrade
  • Full hardware, cockpit tub and all decals factory installed.
  • Internally mounted servos
  • Has modified Semi Symmetrical Section Wing for Quality Low & High Speed Handling
  • 12 - 18 Ibs Turbines (max!!!!)    (Jets Munt VT80 is Perfect
  • Fully hardware pack included with composite control surface horns and rugid ball links
  • Factory canopy included, ModellbauUK manufactured canopy available as an upgrade
  • Cockpit Tub & Pilot included
  • Colour coded servo lead loom availble to ease installation
Specification:
  • Wing Span : 63in
  • Wing Area : 1007sq in
  • Flying Weight : 17 lbs
  • Fuselage Length: 76.8in
  • Engine Required : Turbine 12lb.-18lb. thrust
  • Recommended Engine: Jets Munt VT80
  • Radio Required: 8 channels; Servos: 11
Stock Canopy, still a bit brittle and our after market canopy is recommended as a upgrade



Nice Carbon Main Spar Wing Tube



Perfect near 80 degree Flap Movement



Perfect Wing Spar Fit



Nice Carbon Boom Reinforcement



Pre Installed Good Quality Hinges - Just Need Gluing
Control Horn Slots Predrilled Now - Nice Touch!!!



Recessed Rudder Hinges with Horn Slots PreCut, same for all servo trays....



Very Nice Fit of Main Retarct Well, Nice Opaque Colour Too



Carbon Sheet Retract Area Reinforcement



Much Improved Glue Lines, No Sign of Gaps Now



Tailplane top view



Tailplane underside view, internal carbon reinforcement, apparantly...



Lovely Plastic Tank made of Polyethylene with Kero Resistant Fuel Fitting and Tubes include.
Clunk no good so will need to be replaced






Extensive accessary pack include heavy duty ball links



Double End Threaded Control Rods of Correct Size Included



Carbon Control Horns Included, Superb Quality



Hatch Latch, Pretty Basic but it does the job if you want to go this route



The Pilot Means Business - You can see it in his eyes!!!!



Another view of the clear components included, Precut and ready to fit







 

Pneumatic Retracts,Stuts, Wheels & Brakes

Add Servo Lead Loom

Servo Package

Colour Scheme

Add Electric Retracts,Struts, Wheels & Pneu.Brakes
£380.00
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