Lockheed Vega (57.5″)

£16.50£172.00

Lockheed Vega (57.5″), Lindsay Todd’s example of American Beefcake, Lockheed’s passenger plane turned record-breaker. The Plan, Laser Cut & Additional Wood Packs are available for this model along with the Short Kit (Set), which includes all associated parts for a reduced price.

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Lockheed Vega

Plan on 3 detailed sheets of Lindsay Todd’s example of American Beefcake, Lockheed’s passenger plane turned record-breaker.

£16.50
Lockheed Vega

Laser Cut Wood Pack for Lockheed Vega, Lindsay Todd’s example of American Beefcake, Lockheed’s passenger plane turned record-breaker.

£75.00
Lockheed Vega

Additional Wood Pack for Lockheed Vega, Lindsay Todd’s example of American Beefcake, Lockheed’s passenger plane turned record-breaker.

£85.00
Lockheed Vega

Short Kit includes Plan, Laser Cut Wood Pack and Additional Wood Pack for Lockheed Vega, Lindsay Todd’s example of American Beefcake, Lockheed’s passenger plane turned record-breaker.

£172.00
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Full Description

RC2135 Lockheed Vega Plan

Full size: The Lockheed Vega is an American six-passenger high-wing monoplane airliner built by the Lockheed Corporation starting in 1927. It became famous for its use by a number of record-breaking pilots who were attracted to the rugged and very long-range design. Amelia Earhart became the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean in one, and Wiley Post used his to prove the existence of the jet stream after having flown around the world twice.

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Name: Lockheed Vega
Model type: Semi-scale golden age monoplane
Designed by: Lindsay Todd
Wingspan: 57.5” (1461mm)
Fuselage length: 37.3” (947mm)
Wing area: 571 sq. in.
All-up weight: 4 lb 7oz
Wing loading: 19oz / sq. ft. (5.8kg / sq. m)
Powertrain: Turnigy C3548 1100Kv motor;
50A ESC; 3s 5000mAh Li-Po; APC 12 x 6” prop
Functions: Aileron (2); elevator (1); rudder (1); throttle (via ESC)

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 sheet.

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 Sarik Hobbies or other modelling wood stockists. 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

Name: Lockheed Vega
Model type: Semi-scale golden age monoplane
Designed by: Lindsay Todd
Wingspan: 57.5” (1461mm)
Fuselage length: 37.3” (947mm)
Wing area: 571 sq. in.
All-up weight: 4 lb 7oz
Wing loading: 19oz / sq. ft. (5.8kg / sq. m)
Powertrain: Turnigy C3548 1100Kv motor;
50A ESC; 3s 5000mAh Li-Po; APC 12 x 6” prop
Functions: Aileron (2); elevator (1); rudder (1); throttle (via ESC)

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