Description The VIPER JET is an ideal trainer model for every ambitious jet pilot. Learn to handle a jet powered model, which will even forgive you an occasional small error. The model in ARF design is pre-covered; the GRP and ABS parts are already painted. Getting the model ready to fly requires only a few minor gluing tasks, such as installing the controller, impeller, undercarriage, servos, and receiver in the model. The model can be equipped with an optional electric retractable undercarriage (accessory). The small parts, such as GRP control horns, control linkage, screws, rigid undercarriage, and wheels are included in the kit. The air intake and the thrust tube are constructed of high-quality GRP parts
ARF model in wood design.
Sophisticated, imaginative paintwork.
Ailerons, rudders and elevators with locking system.
GRP rudder horns and hinges for the locking mechanisms.
CFRP and aluminium connector tubes for fixed wings and tailplane
Impact-resistant plastic fittings
Laminated GRP air intake
Canopy with magnetic closure.
The model is not suitable for children under 16 years of age. Anyone under 16 years of age operating the model must be supervised by a parent.
Info The full-size vessel The original Viper Jet MK II is a single-engine, two-seater jet aircraft that is available in a kit. The aircraft is powered by a General Electric J85 turbine. Its maiden flight was in October 1999 and was closed to the public. The Viper MK II was shown officially for the first time at Air-Venturein Oshkosh.
The model The model is an ARF kit for impellers with a diameter of 90 mm and 6 LiPo cells and can reach a speed of about 130 km/h!!! Battery change is quick and uncomplicated, thanks to the generously designed cockpit canopy with magnetic closure. The VIPER can be equipped with a sturdy electric retractable undercarriage (accessory) with trailing-link, shock-absorbing, aluminium undercarriage legs. With its working landing flaps, the model is very slow and docile in landing configuration; thus facilitating perfect, soft landings. With these characteristics, it delivers a superlative flight experience usually reserved only for models with greater wingspan.
Extremely docile and balanced flight characteristics
Very good and precise aerobatic characteristics
Flight speed with 6 S LiPo approx. 130 km/h
Very good flight position recognition thanks to the strikingly imaginative paint scheme
Nicely accessible opening on the bottom of the fuselage for installation and servicing of the impeller engine
RC functions Rudder Elevator Aileron Landing flaps Speed control Bow landing gear Retractable landing gear (accessory)
Specification Tailplane section: NACA 009 All-up weight, approx.: 4100 g Total surface area, approx. : 41,42 dm² Wing section : RG 15 Overall length, approx.: 1360 mm Wingspan approx.: 1420 mm Wing loading : 98.9 g/dm² Overall height approx.: 600 mm