Hobbyking Sbach 342 Gas 30cc 1850mm (ARF) (USA Warehouse)
This stunning looking Sbach 342 is a pure, mean, 3D machine! The superb Ultra-light construction, which features a sheeted spine fuselage for strength, keeps the flying weight minimal, couple this with a 30cc gas engine or Turnigy electric equivalent and you have unlimited vertical performance!
The wings and horizontal stabilizers are plug in for easy transport, the tailfeathers are not flat sheet but full aerofoil, the control surfaces are easily large enough for 3D maneouvers. Rudder is pull/pull and high quality ball linked control rods are used throughout for precision and reliability. The pre-applied covering is glossy and of a very high standard, the colour scheme is ideal for orientation and looks superb in the classic Sbach scheme. This is a high quality 3D model that is also an ideal everyday sport flyer when set up on low rates, either way, it's a real performer and a real looker!
Hi, i am looking for a replacement cowl for the Sbach 342 1850mm 30cc in Red Black and White. Please can you give me the diameter and the length of the cowl. So i could look If this is the same like my one. And by the Way... Do you know where i could buy this cowl in Germany? Or is it possible to buy it on your Shop and how man coast the delivery to Germany?
Im looking foreward for hearing from you.
Thanks in advance.
Got mine about 75% done. So far it's a nice model, though I didn't have any isntructions. I noticed the part number on the box was AM506A, so I did a Google search and found the manufacturer. I emailed them and they sent me the instructions. I uploaded them to the "files" section. I pretty much did it like the instructions say except the elevator servos. There are slots for the servos in the side of the fuselage which is where I installed mine, however the instructions say to install them in the stabilizers themselves.
I changed the pushrods in the ailerons to titanium ones, and got extened pushrods for the elevators that are encased in carbon fiber. Other than that, I've used all the kit's stock parts. Very impressed so far. The cowling is twice as ridged as other "cheap" giant scale airframes, which is encouraging.
I figure I have about 4 mour hours of build time. I'll let you know how it goes.
Flown it once. It's flies nice, but it's nose heavy. Plan on putting your batteries aft. Big attention getter at the field. When I tell them how much I paid, they all can't believe it. Compared with Slipstream and is exactly the same.
Well, since it is a 3D airplane, the CG is where you want it so as to suit your preference/skill. But the correct CG for a fairly stable airplane of any type is about 5%-10% in front of main spar (thickest part of wing). With a 30cc engine and full fuel, the CG of mine is about 25% in front of main spar, so I put a little bit of lead in the tail. Flies good now.
I maidened the airplane today with the RCG 30cc engine, HK metal gear servos, and 9ch orange reciever with two remotes. It flies very well and has plenty of power with this combo. It looks fantastic- everyone at the field commented about it. When I told them what I paid they all about fainted. It needed two clicks of trim in the elevator and nothing else at all. Love my new Sbach.
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got mine about ready for maiden, is it just mine or does the cowl have a huge amount of down thrust built into the spinner ring on all of em? set up the hatch deck level and the cowl bolted on shows 7* down angle at the spinner face.
control rods for the elevators was short. Seen some comments about em going in he ele halves....sure wont fit in mine less i use a 9 gram servo. the online manual is for a different bird.
The decals are not so good but look ok. had to use press and seal to remove from the sheets and then apply.
now the good.... covering is immaculate, not a wrinkle in it. cowl is painted nice.They actually used a decent amount of glue! AUW with a dle 30 and 7 servos (choke for the last one) is 10lb 4 oz. it otta fly good
With a little qc work this could be one of the better sbachs on the market