Retro RC


Retro RC wee Devil RC

wee Devil is an original design by Mark Freeland with styling hints taken from J Allen's 'Little Deer' (published in Feb 1971 Aeromodeller).

The wee Devil kit was designed for easy assembly without the need for full size plans, building jig or other special fixtures. This is not a short kit, everything you would expect in an R/C kit is included. There are 140 precision laser cut parts on 16 sheets, all necessary hardware is supplied including screws to mount the motor and fishing line for hooking up the pull-pull control lines. Covering material is not included: we recommend Litespan, Fibafilm or So-Lite.

The model makes an excellent introduction to 3 channel R/C flying for the novice. When set up for 'park flying', it is a slow and stable flyer.

Type:Park Flyer or Radio Assist FF
Control Layout:3 Channel R/E/T
Wing Span:29.5" (750mm)
Wing Area:121 sq in.
Flying Weight:5oz - 7oz (145g - 230g)
Loading:6 - 8 oz/sq ft
R/C:micro receiver and 2 x 3g servo
Power Unit:40W - 80W outrunner, 6x3 or 6x4 prop
Battery:350mAh - 650mAh 2S LiPo

A number of options for Retro RC wee Devil RC may be purchased at discounted prices. Selecting an option will add its price to the total for the kit.

Motor:AX1806 2100Kv: +£8.33
Prop:micro-speed 6x3 prop (black): +£0.77 ea, quantity:
Prop Adapter;:Radio Active 3mm Prop Saver Adapter: +£1.62
ESC:

A battery connector suitable for the selected LiPo will be included for you to fit: red JST or JST-PH 3 pin socket.

10A Brushless ESC: +£10.26
Conn:

2mm bullet connectors for motor/ESC - the alternative is to solder join the motor and ESC wires

2mm Gold Plated Bullet Connectors (5 pk) - Lightweight: +£3.47
Servos:
2 x Blue Arrow D03013 (3g) Metal Gear Servo+£13.20
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Receiver:
Orange DSM2/DSMX 4 Channel Micro Receiver+£12.55
Orange DSMX/DSM2 R615X 6 Channel Micro Receiver+£11.95
Orange SF400S 4ch Futaba S-FHSS Receiver+£17.05
FrSky V8R4-II Receiver+£14.20
V8R4-II Receiver (Hitec)+£17.35
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LiPo:

A JST-PH to JST-XH charge adapter is available

Nano-Tech 300mAh 35C 2S LiPo (JST-PH/UMX)+£5.95
Hyperion G3 320mAh 2S (7.4v) 25C£6.85
Hyperion G3 450mAh 2S (7.4v) 25C+£6.60
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Glue:Deluxe Materials Roket Hot - 20g: +£4.89
Deluxe Materials Roket Rapid - 20g: +£4.89
Deluxe Materials Micro Tips and Tube: +£4.70

Kit Price: £ 50.40

Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36

An original design 36" span glider with fully built up diamond section fuselage, loosely based on the 1940's Berkeley Sinbad the Sailor. The kit contains 147 precision laser cut parts, and all necessary hardware. SinBad can be built either with two channel R/C, or can be built for free-flight; the kit includes parts for auto-rudder for straight towing & a circling glide - with "Olive" the pilot to steer her.

An optional e'Pod kit is available seperately.

Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36
Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36
Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36
Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36
Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36
Retro RC Sinbad the Sailor 36

£ 51.60

Retro RC ePod for Sinbad the Sailor 36

A neat little power pod, which is used to house a 12mm motor. Installs in less than a minute, simply seperate the wing halves, slide onto the wing joiner wires and reconnect the wings, no need for a new wing. All plywood construction, exterior surface is covered in the material you used cover the model.

£ 13.20

Retro RC 1937 Slingsby T7 Kirkby Cadet

A 36" scale model of the Slingsby Kirkby Cadet, an aeroplane that has given many ATC youngsters their first taste of flight. The kit can be built either for Free Flight or two channel RC (parts are included for auto-rudder for straight towing, a DT mechanism and two control horns for R/C, and fishing line which can be used for DT & auto-rudder, no servo mount is provided as there are so many micro servos to choose from). A profile pilot is also included.

This is an original design with box fuselage, scale rib spacing and scale tail surfaces. This kit is intended for builders with some experience, so the instructions although comprehensive are not a detailed as a beginner would expect. The instructions contain many colour photographs to help you with the build.

Retro RC 1937 Slingsby T7 Kirkby Cadet
Retro RC 1937 Slingsby T7 Kirkby Cadet

£ 64.80

Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale

A 1:12 scale model of the 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane for R/C or FF with electric or CO2 power. 28 1/4" wing span, 6 - 7 oz with full 4 channel control system, uses 3 off 3g servos, 6A ESC & 10g outrunner. The dummy Anzani engine kit is sold seperately. A model built from a pre-production kit by Mark Lanterman took first place in scale at the USA e'Fest 2014. This is an advanced model, a little tricky to fly as it has NO DIHEDERAL, just like the original!.

Read a review of the Eastbourne kit by Terry Dunn (published in the May 2015 issue of Model Aviation).

Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC 1913 Eastbourne Monoplane, 1:12 Scale

£ 88.45

Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale

A 1:12 scale dummy Anzani engine for scale models, or just to spiff up any 1:12 scale job. All material except glue & paint provided in the kit which includes laser cut wood & card stock parts, plywood hex-nuts, rocker arms, materials for pushrods, spark plugs, valve springs, intake and exhaust stacks; plus an elegant display stand. A 10g outrunner motor fits inside the crank case.

Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale
Retro RC Anzani Inverted "Y" Dummy Engine Kit, 1:12 Scale

£ 39.00

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