Wayne Handley, the American aerobatic and demonstration pilot, hit on the idea of designing and building an aerobatic machine to be powered by a 750 BHP Pratt & Whitney turbo-prop engine, as installed in the Swiss Pilatus PC 7 and Turbo Porter. The wings of the new machine were adopted from the GILES G 200, with suitable structural reinforcements, while the fuselage and tail surfaces were completely re-designed. The fuselage, wings and tail surfaces were built using GRP / carbon fibre sandwich techniques, and the machine was test-flown in March 1998. The MIBO TURBO RAVEN is perfect for aerobatics and exotic demonstration flying. The whole model was CAD designed and all the major parts were CNC milled. The Model is made to a scale of 1 : 3, with a wingspan of 2.42 m and yet it is still very easy to handle and transport. The TURBO RAVEN is specifically designed to use a turbo-prop engine, and its structural and static design takes this into account. The moment arms have been modified slightly in favour of balanced flying characteristics and good aerobatic capability. The fuselage and fin are of GRP / CFRP sandwich construction, and the fuselage features factory-fitted formers, undercarriage support bulkheads and rudder post. The wing and tail panels are of all-GRP sandwich construction, and incorporate support ribs and CFRP reinforcements. The ailerons are integrally hinged using the elasto-flap method, and servo mounts are factory-fitted. Canopy frame, wheel spats, undercarriage unit and spinner are also supplied as GRP / CFRP reinforced parts. The kit includes all small items required to complete the model with the exception of the power and RC system components. The model kit is available as an ARF PRO version. All GRP parts are pre painted, A deLuxe decal set has already been applied. No construction work needs to be done, just install your radio gear and power system. Specification Wingspan: approx. 2420 mm Overall length: approx. 2190 mm All-up weight according to fittings min. approx. 9 kg Power system: turbo-prop
Specification Wingspan: approx. 2420 mm Overall length: approx. 2190 mm All-up weight according to fittings min. approx. 9 kg Power system: turbo-prop
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