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Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Composite 50cc Gas 2250mm (ARF) (US Warehouse)

Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Composite 50cc Gas 2250mm (ARF)  (US Warehouse)
Supermarine Spitfire Mk IX Composite 50cc Gas 2250mm (ARF)  (US Warehouse)

Of all the various marks of the legendary Spitfire, the Mk IX is considered to be probably the finest overal in terms of it's balance of agility, speed and firepower, developed as an answer to the FW190, this iconic version of the Spitfire was one of the best fighters of the war, the Mk IX played a large part in winning Allied air superiority and was so effective, it was still in service until the end of WW2.

This superbly finished Spitfire features a composite fuselage and balsa wings, horizontal stabilizer & rudder. This model has been really well thought out, the 2 pc plug in wings and horizontal stabilizer make the model very practical, both in terms of transportation and field assembly. Another neat feature is the quick realease canopy which features a seperate cockpit, this not only allows easy access to the fuselage, it also gives the modeler the freedom to build a full scale cockpit interior relativley easily. The excellent quality hardware also includes scale details such as radiators, cannon blisters, aerial mast, wheel covers and so on. This model will require retracts (not included) and we have a specially designed, scale full set available for this stunning Spitfire.

This model has an amazingly low flying weight as a result of good design and build quality, performance with a 50cc gas engine fitted will be amazing. Large, scale 300ft loops and so on will be the order of the day. The Spit also lends itself to a practical electric power conversion as the batteries can be accessed so easily. There is no doubt, this beautiful Spit is an amazing giant scale model, in fact with a little work, it would be super scale/show standard, yet at a price that makes it affordable to many warbird fans, the sight of this Spitfire "beating up" your club field will make you the envy of your fellow pilots!

Wingspan: 2250mm
Length: 1894mm
Wing Area: 86.5dm2
Flying Weight: 8000g

7~8 Channel TX/RX
9 x MG High Torque Standard size servo
50cc Gas Engine (or electric equivalent)
RX Battery
121mm Spinner
Retractable Undercarriage



1 1:IC/2:Elec 6 Channel 2250mm (88.58in) 1894mm (74.57in) 8000g (17.6lb)

Weight: 11658g
USA West Warehouse
Price $498.03

  • Turnigy dlux 160A HV Brushless Speed Controller (OPTO)

    Combo Price: $122.30   IN STOCK

  • Turnigy RotoMax 50cc Size Brushless Outrunner Motor

    Combo Price: $181.90   IN STOCK

  • RCG 50cc Gas Engine 5.2HP/7500RPM (US Warehouse)

    Combo Price: $212.00   IN STOCK

  • Turnigy nano-tech 5000mah 6S 35~70C Lipo Pack (USA Warehouse)

    Combo Price: $84.72   IN STOCK

  • Turnigy nano-tech 5000mah 6S 45~90C Lipo Pack (USA Warehouse)

    Combo Price: $94.95   IN STOCK

  • Digital metal gear servo 49g/10.5kg/.19sec

    Combo Price: $25.51   IN STOCK

  • Turnigy Redundant Dual 8A UBEC Rx Power System

    Combo Price: $17.91   IN STOCK

  • Carbon Fiber Spinner 121mm / 4.75in diameter

    Combo Price: $34.94   BACKORDER

  • Scale Cannon Set for Large Scale 50cc Spitfire MK IX 89" (x 1 Wing)

    Combo Price: $11.91   BACKORDER

  • OrangeRx R910 DSM2 Compatible 9Ch 2.4Ghz TwinPort Rx

    Combo Price: $22.91   IN STOCK

  • Air Retract Set for 89" Spitfire Mk IX 50cc Includes Oleo Legs/Alloy Tailwheel Bracket

    Combo Price: $163.76   BACKORDER

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Total of 30 discussions.
Robin  1 points - 10/18/2014
What is the power of the engine for this plane tanks you
 MaximusInfidelis 10 points
I have the DM 55 in mine, it's the same engine HK sells now as the Turnigy TR-55, 5.6hp with 22x10 prop. Really a great flying plane with this engine.
steven  1 points - 10/8/2014
we have to have in aus warehouse got to have one
David  22 points - 5/2/2014
Aus warehouse please ASAP
crakin  4 points - 3/14/2014
Cant be hard to get in international warehouse. DO IT NOW BRO
whereswaldo  1 points - 3/11/2014
does anyone know how i could get a manual for the 50cc spitfire? any suggestions appreciated thank you
 Greenfuelboy 171 points
It is the same as E_S_M manual you should be able to find it.
Customer Reviews
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Hi all! This Spitfire flies, lands and performs really well! It looks the part, although certainly not 100pcnt scale. It needs about 4.5 pounds of weight in the nose with a DLE 55 gas motor, to balance out at the 6 inch CG. I'd recommend reinforcing the firewall and shimming the landing gear further forward about an inch. A good buy...

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I am currently doing an online build on RCG under Warbirds. This is a very attractive ARF, but like many ARFs it requires many upgrades. The wing bolt attachment have been proven to fail!!! The wing tube is to short and weak. I have upgraded to a CF wing tube. The engine box needs major reinforcement. I spent hours sanding down the wing tube receivers so the wing tube would fit. There is a big gap at the trailing edge on the left wing. In the end its a very nice model for a good price. but be prepared to do a lot of extra work. Go check my build thread for more details. The best reported CG is 5.5" from the LE.

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Overall Rating10/13/2014
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Love this plane, flies great, it has amazing slow flight characteristics. With 4 1/2lbs of steel in the nose to balance mine came out at 25lbs. C of G is 5.5 inches back. I posted a video, click on the video tab. Like many ARFs from China, you have to do some extra work, but it was well worth the extra effort. I've got 21 flights on mine right now and I really look forward to the weekend, gets lots of attention at the field also. I posted my build on RCU in the WARBIRDS section, just search for Hobby King Giant Spitfire. I cover all the mods that need to be done and some others I did because I wanted to. I would buy another one, love it.

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