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Seagull Van’s RV-8 “Diamond Di” ARF
Seagull Van's RV-8 "Diamond Di" ARF
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Van's RV-8 (Diamond Di) ARF
A classic balsa and plywood ARF (Almost-Ready-To-Fly)
All major components are factory built and finished
Modern construction using CAD design and laser-cut parts
Dual elevator servos for precision aerobatic flight trimming
Authentic color scheme of RV-8 N9699D Diamond Di
Outstanding flight performance
Strong aluminum wing joiner tube
2-piece plug-in wing for easy transport
Detailed cockpit with hand painted pilot
Painted fiberglass cowling a&wheel pants
Covered in genuine UltraCote®
Complete hardware pack
Airplane designer Richard VanGrunsven has dominated the homebuilt airplane hobby for the past 40+ years. His series of all-aluminum low-wing "RV"
airplanes provide pilots with the level of flight performance and good looks that they want. Since 1973 Van's Aircraft has sold over 18,000 kits and plans,
with over 8,000 airplanes completed and and flying in 45 countries. In the U.S. alone the number of RVs completed each year exceeds the combined
production of all commercial general aviation companies. The RV-8 is Van's latest design that features tandem centerline seating, for those fighter pilot
types who like to sit in the middle. Like all RVs, the RV-8 climbs well, lands slow, and goes fast.
Seagull Models has made a 20cc size RV-8 that inherits all of the great flying qualities of the full-scale airplane. Responsive, agile, and capable of all the
basic aerobatic maneuvers. The airframe is conventionally built using balsa and plywood, with a well engineered laser-cut design that allows the airplane
to be kept light. The UltraCote® covering, plus beautifully molded and painted fiberglass cowl and wheel pants add to its sleek look. A wonderful airplane
for everyday sport aerobatic flying.
Seagull Van's RV-8 "Diamond Di"
*There is an Oversize Shipping Charge of $55.00 on the Seagull Van's RV-8 Diamond Di ARF.
Wing Span: 70.9 in. (180.0 cm)
Wing Area: 992 sq. in. (64 sq. dm)
Length: 58 in. (147.3 cm)
Approx. Flying Weight: 11 lbs. (5 kg)
Rec. Engine: Gas: 20 cc
Glow: .91 cu. in.
Electric Motor: 1700 - 2000 watt Brushless Motor
250-400 kv (i.e. Power 90-110)
Radio Required: 6-Channel with 8 Standard Servos
poor design, the wing has to be removed to change batteries, no battery hatch, the canopy cracked in my hands as I was removing the wrapping paper, this model does not meet sigs normal quality standards.
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Unboxed, ready to assemble. Looks great.
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