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Pitts S-2B 50-60cc with DLE 61cc Gas Engine

Item No. HAN2390CDLE61
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Pitts S-2B 50-60cc with DLE 61cc Gas Engine

Item No. HAN2390CDLE61
$1,174.99 Price reduced from $1,499.99 to
 
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Product Details

For the sport, scale, and aerobatic pilot, the new officially-licensed Hangar 9® giant-scale Pitts 50-60cc delivers on a classic-scale aerobatic platform with true scale proportions, ease of assembly and impressive flight performance.
Key Features
  • Officially licensed scale replica of Aviat Aircraft Pitts S-2B aerobatic airplane
  • Constructed with lightweight balsa and plywood for a rigid and strong airframe
  • Multiple quick release hatches allows for easy access to fuel equipment and electronics
  • Easy to maintain, genuine UltraCote film covering
  • Combo includes DLE-61 61cc Gas Engine with Electronic Ignition and Muffler
In The Box
  • (1) Pitts S-2B 50-60cc ARF
  • (1) DLE-61 61cc Gas Engine with Electronic Ignition and Muffler
  • (1) Product Manual
Needed to Complete
  • Standard-size, High-Torque servos
  • Full-range transmitter and receiver
  • Battery for receiver and for engine ignition
  • Propeller
  • Pilot
  • Tools and adhesives (see manual for more details)
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Introduction

Designed by revolutionary aerobatic plane designer Curtis Pitts, the Pitts S-2B was one of the many variations of the S1 and S2 aerobatic biplanes. During the 1960s and 1970s, the Pitts biplanes were a major force during world aerobatic competitions. Still flying around the world, the Pitts S-2B is an air show mainstay and crowd-favorite. The Hangar 9® Pitts S-2B 50-60cc ARF brings this aerobatic showstopper to life in a classic-scale scale platform with true scale proportions.

Features

  • Combo includes DLE-61 61cc Gas Engine with Electronic Ignition and Muffler
  • Officially licensed scale replica of Aviat Aircraft Pitts S-2B aerobatic airplane
  • Constructed with lightweight balsa and plywood for a rigid and strong airframe
  • Iconic Pitts design featuring scale scheme by airshow pilot Rich Goodwin
  • Multiple quick release hatches allows for easy access to fuel equipment and electronics
  • Fully-painted fiberglass cowl
  • Clear canopy hatch with dual spring latches
  • Quad aileron servos for precise control and aerobatic agility
  • Double-beveled tail (elevator/rudder) control surfaces for maximum control deflection
  • Heavy duty spring tailwheel assembly
  • Easy to maintain, genuine UltraCote film covering
  • High-quality hardware includes heavy-duty ball connectors
  • Cockpit details include dash panels for realistic appeal
  • Included engine templates for easy installation of recommended power choices
  • Matching red spinner included

Overview

For the sport, scale, and aerobatic pilot, the new officially-licensed Hangar 9® giant-scale Pitts 50-60cc delivers on a classic-scale aerobatic platform with true scale proportions, ease of assembly and impressive flight performance. Featuring scale details typically not found on other ARF aircraft, the incredible recreation has outstanding flying characteristics that Hangar 9 is known for around the world. Constructed with lightweight balsa and plywood for a rigid and strong airframe, it features multiple quick release hatches allowing for easy access to fuel equipment and electronics. The biplane exhibits an iconic scale scheme by airshow pilot Rich Goodwin, quad aileron servos for precise control and aerobatic agility, and so much more. It will perform extreme aerobatics just like its full-scale inspiration using your choice of gas or brushless electric power options. It comes out of the box with a level of scale fidelity that truly sets it apart from the rest. No matter how you fly, the Hangar 9® giant-scale Pitts S-2B ARF delivers incredible thrills at the flying field.

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Distinctive Subject Matter
Distinctive Subject Matter

The Pitts S-2B ARF is an officially-licensed model in our line of 50cc-60cc giant scale aerobats. This giant-scale Hangar 9 replica is every bit the stunner its full-scale inspiration is.

 

Lightweight Construction
Lightweight Construction

Laser-cut, lightweight balsa and plywood construction is utilized to bring the Pitts S-2B to life as a durable scale model that's expertly built to exacting standards.

 

Power It The Way You Want It
Power It The Way You Want It

The Pitts S-2B is designed to accept a DLE 60 twin cylinder gas engine and other popular 2-stroke gasoline engines. All hardware for the recommended power system options is included so assembly is easy and so you can get in the air faster. The included spinner makes it easy to complete the scale outline.

 

Wide Appeal
Wide Appeal

The biplane is specifically designed for intermediate to advanced giant-scale pilots of all interests: sport, scale and aerobatics.

 

 
Great Planes Rimfire 50cc Electric Motor
DLE-61 61cc Gas Engine

This combo includes the DLE-61 61cc Gas Engine. Engine features include:

  • Efficient, light design for high power-to-weight ratio
  • Electronic ignition delivers ultra-smooth idle, easy starting and awesome throttle transition.
  • Light piston for fast acceleration, excellent compression and low vibration
  • CNC-machined parts for high performance and long life
  • Enlarged crankshaft bearings
  • Two petal reed valve
  • Spiral wire wrap
  • The DLE-61 includes a muffler, electronic ignition gear, spark plugs, spiral wire wrap and connector safety clips
 

Product Specifications

Specs

Approximate Flight Time 10+ minutes
Battery Sold Separately
Battery Type LiPo (3.7V per cell)
CG (Center of Gravity) 4.5 - 4.75" (105 - 121mm) back from leading edge of bottom wing measured at fuselage
Channels 6
Charger Sold Separately
Completion Level Almost Ready-To-Fly
Engine (Only) Weight 3.02lbs (1370g)
Engine Size 3.72 cu in (61cc)
Flaps No
Power Type Electric/Gas
Ignition Weight 0.243lbs (110g)
Landing Gear Fixed front wheels with with heavy-duty spring tailwheel assembly
Material Wood
Minimum Required Radio 6-channel
Muffler Type Aluminum
Muffler Weight 3.9lbs (1769g)
Oil Type & Content 2-cycle oil, mix ratio for this engine is 30 parts gas to one part oil
Product Length 70" (1778 mm)
Product Weight Flying Weight 18 - 22lbs (8.2 - 10kg)
Prop Range 20X10 electric, 22X8-10 gas
Radio Sold Separately
Receiver Sold Separately
Recommended Motor Battery 4.8 -7.4V battery for ignition on gas engine
Scale 1/3
Servos Sold Separately
Skill Level Level 3
Spinner Size 3.5" (89 mm)
Transmitter Range Full
Trim Scheme Colors Red and white
Wing Area 1633 sq in (105.4 sq dm)
Wing Loading 28oz/sq ft (94 g/sq dm)
Wingspan 72.5" (1842 mm)