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About the model: My proud huge twin prop WWII plane the P-38 Lightning from J-Power brand. Very scale looking aircraft having 1460mm wingspan, complete with wheel retracts and beautiful surface aesthetics. It runs only budget 3s 2200mah 35~40C Li-po battery pack only.

Model details

Brand: J-Power
Model name: P-38 Lightning
Url link to model reference (website):
Model released date: 2014-03-05
Model available as: Kit with electronics (need manual assembly)
Flight platform type: Military warbirds (proppeller)
Fuselage material: EPO foam
Model full weight (without battery/empty tank) in grams (g): 1300
Overall length (mm): 1065
Wingspan (mm): 1460
Center gravity from the wing leading edge (%): 30
Propulsion method: Tractor propeller
Propellers blade material: Plastic
Propeller - number of blades: 3
Landing gear attributes: Have retracts, Have wheels, Steerable
Flight control surface: Aileron, Elevator, Rudder

Onboard electronics

Motor brands & models: 2212-6 type
Motor KV/turns: 2200
Motor attributes: Brushless
ESC (Electronic Speed Controller) details: ZTW
ESC max Amp (A) rating: 30
ESC's max voltage supported (V): 11.1
ESC's internal BEC current supply value (A) *If available: 2
ESC attributes: Brushless, Linear BEC/UBEC
Servo brands and model details: KDS 9g mini servo
Servo torque pull (kg): 1
Amount of servo onboard: 7

Main battery

Battery brands & models: ZIPPY Flightmax
Battery type: Li-po
Voltage (V): 11.1
Capacity (mah): 2200
C-rating (C): 40

Radio units

Radio unit availability: Self supplied/use personal custom controller/add
Controller design factor: Thumb stick style
Radio controller details: TURNIGY 9X with FRSKY DJT transmitter module
Radio receiver details: FRSKY D8R-II Plus
Radio frequency: 2.4Ghz
Max radio signal range (meters): 1500
Number of channel required operate: 2
Radio features: Digital display, Digital trimming, Channel mixing, Mutilple model memory, Expo setup, End point setup, Dual-rate, Timer, Detacheable transmitter module, Detacheable antenna


Level of skill to operate this model: Intermediate
Level of experience to assemble/maintenance this model: Intermediate
Model max speed (km/h): 70
Max runtime achieved (in minutes): 12
Minimum stall speed (km/h): 20
Max flying weight limit (grams/g): 1500


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#1 daverc 2020-06-12 23:49
I saw the 1100mm version of these they looked the same as your 1400mm exactly. I wonder if they were from the same manufacturer?

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