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TOPA0140 Spitfire Mk IX Gold Edition Kit

TOPA0140 Spitfire Mk IX Gold Edition Kit

Top Flite

  • 32199


Key Features:

  • State of the art CAD design ensures straight and true assembly 
  • Authentic tailwheel location 
  • Ribbed control surfaces (looks real when they are covered)
  • Optional retract landing gear, cockpit kit, in-cowl muffer, and split flaps add to the realism 
  • 4-6 channel operation (throttle, elevator, rudder, ailerons (two servos), optional flaps (two servos) and optional retracts  
  • Selig 8036 and 8037 airfoils

Includes:

  • Die-cut wood pieces  
  • Vacu-formed plastic pieces (wing fairings, canopy, cowling, blisters 
  • Detailed rolled plans/instruction booklet  
  • Engine mount (adjustable)  
  • 3/16" wire landing gear (for fixed gear option) 
  • Preshaped leading edges
  • Many preshaped wood blocks

Requires:

  • 4-6 Channel Radio w/5-7 Servos
  • 1-Y-Harness for ailerons 
  • 1-Servo Extension for Ailerons 
  • .61-.75 2-stroke or .70-.91 4-stroke engine 
  • Propeller: Depending on engine selected. Four blade prop should only be used for static display 
  • 2-3.5" Main Wheels 
  • 1-1.25" Tailwheel   
  • Exhaust header  
  • 2-wheel collars 3/32", 12oz fuel tank, fuel filler valve, 24" medium fuel tubing, ¼" foam rubber, pilot figure, exhaust deflector, prop
  • 3.5" spinner, the manual recommends a "Spitfire" type spinner for a more scale appearance. This spinner is no longer available from Top Flite. Any 3.5" diameter spinner can be used. 
  • 3 plus Rolls Covering with matching Paint  
  • Building and Finishing Tools

Specs:

  • Length:       53"                Thrust angle: 0° down 3° right
  • Wingspan:     63"                Incidence: wing +2° stab +2° 
  • Wing area:    687 sq in          Scale: 1/7 
  • Wing loading: 25-28.5oz/sq in 
  • Weight:       7.5-8.5lbs  
  • Center of Gravity: 4-1/8" from the leading edge of the wing
  • Control Throws:     hi rate            low rate                   
    Elevator:          5/8" each way       ½" each way                  
    Rudder:        1-1/8" each             7/8" each way                 
    Ailerons:           ¾" up 5/8" down   ½"up 3/8" down

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