Formoplast D-31 Turbulent ARF
Wingspan: 710mm (28 in.)
Length: 550mm (21.6 in.)
Wing Airfoil: Undercamber
Weight : 185 grs. (6.5 oz.)
Functions: Rudder, elevator, motor.
Sugg. motor: Puma 050 (brushed), Typhoon 5-3D (brushless)
Sugg. battery: 7 to 8 cells 110-250 mAh (Nicad-NiMH) OR 2-3 cells 700-1200mAh (Lipo)
Sugg. ESC: Jeti 050 (brushed motors) OR Castle Creations-Pixie (brushless motors)
The full size of the airplane was designed in 1950 around the easily available War surplus air cooled Volkswagen engines of only 36 hp., Turbulents are very small at only 21.5 ft. in span, and 17.3 ft. in length.
Yet they cruise at 87 mph and will climb at 450 fpm with a gross weight of 620 pounds.
This product was added to our catalog on Friday 08 June, 2007.