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Called "Little Friend" by the bomber crews it protected, the P-51 Mustang also became known as the Cadillac of the Sky – one of the finest high-speed, high-altitude fighters built during WWII. Top Flite's giant ARF version fulfills your own fighter pilot fantasies with impressive size, power and maneuverability!
Construction: Fully sheeted balsa and plywood with pre-painted
Wing: One-piece, built up wood frame which is then sheeted with wood
Covering: Factory applied Top Flite MonoKote in color scheme to
recreate WWII's "Big Beautiful Doll" flown by Col John D Landers
Radio Compartment: Easily accessible, plywood reinforced
Cowling: Fiberglass, Pre-Painted
Canopy: Clear, single
Landing Gear: Fixed heavy duty wire (¼"), but is also set up to use
optional Robart retracts with functional landing gear doors
Dual Wing Servos: Two servos per wing half (1 Flap, 1 Aileron)
Spinner: 5" (127mm) Aluminum
Cockpit Kit: Pre-Painted ABS plastic with decals
Building Time: Ready to fly in only 25-30 hours.
Needed to Complete
Engine: 2.1 -2.8 cu in (34.5 - 46cc) 2-stroke
OR 2.5 -4.3 cu in (41-70 cc) spark ignition gasoline engine
Muffler: Pitts style
Radio: 5 - 7 channel
Servos: 10-11 Standard (2-Aileron, 2-Elevator, 1-Throttle, 1-Rudder,
2-Flaps, 1-Tail Steering, 1-Air Control Valve)
(a high torque servo is suggested for the rudder, but not required)
Misc. Items: Glow plug, 1/4" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel filter, propeller, building and field equipment.
What's in the box?
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent ¼" (6mm) fixed main landing gear, 5" (127mm) main wheels
2" (51mm) tailwheel, adjustable engine mount, 32oz (960cc) fuel
tank with glow stopper (for gas use DUBQ0675,not included),
5" (127mm) spinner, wood servo trays and wing joiner,
extensive hardware package and photo-illustrated instructions
also includes full set of colored decals
Wingspan: 84.5" (2146mm)
Wing Area: 1245 sq in (80.3 sq dm)
Weight: 19 - 24 lbs (8.61 - 10.88kg)
Wing Loading: 32 - 35 oz/sq ft (98 - 107 g/sq dm)
Length: 73.5" (1865mm)
Airfoil: Fully-symmetrical, low-wing
Center of Gravity: 4-9/16" (116mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws: High Rate / Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 9/16" (14mm) 3/8" (10mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1½" (38mm) 1" (25mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down ¾" (19mm)up ½" (13mm)up
5/8" (16mm)down 3/8" (10mm)down