Baby Bolt P-47 (35″) – Short Kit (Set)

£139.00 £122.32

Short Kit (Set) includes Plan, Canopy, FG Cowl, Laser Cut Wood Pack & Additional Wood Pack for Baby Bolt, a re-work of Clive Smalley’s one-piece bundle of fun. This wood pack contains six sheets of accurately laser-cut parts in high-quality balsa and ply, featuring most of the shaped parts such as fuselage formers and wing ribs.

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Designed for electric power or unpowered for thrilling PSS flying, Baby Bolt requires 2 – 3 channel radio control. A laser cut wood-pack is available containing most of the shaped balsa and ply parts required, such as fuselage formers and wing ribs, as well as an additional wood-pack containing the sheet and strip wood needed for the model, a plastic moulded canopy and an ABS engine cowl.

  • Model type: Sport scale warbird
  • Designer: Peter Simpson
  • Wingspan: 35” (889mm)
  • Wing area: 1.8sq. ft. (0.17sq. m)
  • All-up weight: 6.5oz (750g)
  • Wing loading: 14.8oz / sq. ft. (4.5kg / sq. m)
  • Functions (servos): Aileron (2); elevator (1); throttle (via ESC)
  • Control deflections:  Aileron +0.4” (10mm), -0.25” (6mm); elevator +0.3” (8mm), -0.25” (6mm)
  • Powertrain used: HET typhoon-micro 6/20 outrunner; 7 x 4” prop; 20A ESC; 3S 2200mAh LiPo

The Republic P-47 Thunderbolt entered service with the USAAF in 1941 and became one of its main fighter aircraft of WWII. It was used in both the fighter and ground attack roles in the European and Pacific theatres of operation and gained a reputation as a tough and reliable aircraft that packed a formidable punch. One of the heaviest fighters of the war, it also served in a number of other allied air forces, including those of France, Great Britain and Russia. P-47s were used by many other countries after the war, some remaining in service until the 1960s.

What’s in a Short Kit? – A short kit usually contains, where available, the plan, the laser/CNC cut wood pack, additional wood pack, canopy, cowl or any other available Glass Fibre or plastic moulded items.

What’s in a Laser or CNC Cut Wood Pack? – A CNC or laser cut wood pack contains most, if not all, of the intricately shaped parts shown on the plan, which would be difficult or time-consuming to cut out by hand. It does not contain any sheet or strip wood, which you will need to buy separately. Alternatively, you can purchase an Additional Wood Pack, if available. Our Laser or CNC Cut Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and lite ply and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model, such as hardwoods, metals and GRP sheets.

What’s in an Additional Wood Pack? – Our Additional Wood Packs contain MOST of the necessary sheet and strip wood needed to complete a model being built from a Sarik Hobbies plan and using the associated laser cut wood pack, if available. We stock a wide range of balsa, ply and spruce in popular sheet and strip sizes but even so we cannot guarantee to be able to supply all the wood necessary to complete each model. So some additional purchases may be required from other modelling wood stockists if not available from Sarik Hobbies. Our Additional Wood Packs only contain balsa, ply and spruce wood in the stock sizes as used by our suppliers and do not include other materials that may be required to complete the model such as hardwoods, metals and GRP sheet.

Specification

  • Model type: Sport scale warbird
  • Designer: Peter Simpson
  • Wingspan: 35” (889mm)
  • Wing area: 1.8sq. ft. (0.17sq. m)
  • All-up weight: 6.5oz (750g)
  • Wing loading: 14.8oz / sq. ft. (4.5kg / sq. m)
  • Functions (servos): Aileron (2); elevator (1); throttle (via ESC)
  • Control deflections:  Aileron +0.4” (10mm), -0.25” (6mm); elevator +0.3” (8mm), -0.25” (6mm)
  • Powertrain used: HET typhoon-micro 6/20 outrunner; 7 x 4” prop; 20A ESC; 3S 2200mAh LiPo

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