View Full Version : New "Stuka", Another "Jug", more 3-views

Sky Sharkster
01-15-2006, 07:39 AM
More new Warbirds! http://www.hobbypeople.net has a couple of WWII birds worth looking at, first is the JU 88 Stuka, a replica made with a moulded plastic fuselage, wood built-up wing. W.S. 40", lt. 29.7". Requires a 4 channel radio, 3 micro servos, motor (doesn't specify size but looks like about a 400-480) ESC and battery. $ 59.99
Also from Wattage, another P-47 Thunderbolt, this is not the same model I mentioned in my " Links" addition last week. This "Jug" features (like the Stuka) a moulded fuselage, built-up wings, complete hardware. W.S. 41.75", Lt. 38.5", Wt. 27-30 oz., wing area 275 sq/in, wing loading 14-16 oz/sq/ft. This model is also 4 channel and doesn't list a motor size but with those dimensions I'd guess a 480 or larger. $ 89.99
Next we have http://www.wonderhobby.com Under " Electric Warbirds" they list 2 versions of a German twin-engine F/B called the "Mars" $ 40.00, A B-29 for $ 39.95, A P-51 Mustang for $ 59.95 and a Spitfire MK 2 for $ 59.95. Specs on the " Spit" are: W.S. 35.8", Lt. 31.5, Wing Area 232 sq/in, Flying weight 17.6 oz. It's described as a wood construction, balsa skinned ARF for a 400 size motor. 4 channel radio required. The model shown in the photos is white with black invasion stripes and a red rudder. It also sports American markings, this is a livery I'm not familiar with!
Last, a link for 3-views, these are not super-detailed scale drawings but do provide enough info for a sport model. http://www.beuliland.com/html/maquetas/planosww2.htm has listings for aircraft used by;
Germany, 24 different aircraft, including the Do 217, Do 335, four FW 190's, Ta. 152, 154, He 100, 112, 162, four Bf 109's, you get the idea!
American, 23 different planes, Russia, 30 planes, British, 22, Japan 15, Italian 7 and multi-national craft- 20 drawings.
Have Fun!

01-15-2006, 08:23 AM
Mode = Nitpick.

The Stuka was the JU-87.

Sky Sharkster
01-15-2006, 03:40 PM
OOOPPS!, Sorry about that. You're right, Mike!

Walt Thyng
01-16-2006, 03:31 PM
Any idea who the kit manufacturer(s) is/are for Wonder Hobby? They've got some nice looking stuff, but even at their prices I'd want to know more.

Sky Sharkster
01-16-2006, 05:22 PM
Hi Walt, don't know who makes the Wonder Hobby products but they look suspiciously like the model line offered by Raidentech. I'd guess they are Chinese or Korean.

01-16-2006, 10:18 PM
Try http://www.ak-models.com/ - they look to be the same models at better prices. If you are in the US, they are currently offering free shipping (on electric ARF's)!

02-27-2006, 07:07 PM
Has anyone built the Stuka from Sport Flyers (Hobby People)? How does it fly and what is your powerplant/battery setup?

I bought one yesterday but haven't picked up any electronics for it yet. I am debating what to put in it.

03-02-2006, 12:45 AM
I have the ju-87.

Havn't built it but it came from the factory with a direct drive cobalt 480 motor. I have a Hyperon 2C 1500mah Lipo and SJ Skyborne 35A speedy. I think I saw the stukas going to the USA do not have the cobalt motor

03-23-2006, 01:14 PM
No experience with this particular model but comment on the cobalt motor. In the UK Wattage supply their 480 size models like the Ultimate with a 480 cobalt motor. In the direct drive state they are powerful but too heavy on the amps. Generally people I know with the models just dump them and go for a Speed 480 or suitable brushless replacement like the Mega range. My replacement for the 480 cobalt on the Ultimate was a Mega 16/15/4 on Grauupner 5.5 x 5.5 prop which gave 170 W at 18A on 15,800 revs and went well. A colleague went for a Typhoon 15 outrunner with a larger prop. Don't know why they insist on supplying this motor!