This is the radio controlled, glow powered, Almost-Ready-to-Fly,|
Hobbico Twinstar Scale Trainer Airplane.
For beginner to intermediate modeler/fliers.
Construction: Balsa and plywood
Wings: Two piece balsa and plywood joins with plywood joiners,
attaches with nylon bolts, left and right engine nacelles must be
Engine Nacelles: Constructed of plywood, covered and trimmed
Covering: Factory applied, iron-on, color scheme is White with Red,
Blue and Black stripes on wing, fuselage and tail sections, Black
sections simulate cabin windows
Radio Compartment: Plywood reinforced, accessible from bottom of
fuselage where wing attaches
Cowling: Pre-painted fiberglass, White with stripes applied
Landing Gear: Fixed tricycle style with 0.16" (4mm) diameter wires
Wheels: Foam, three 2-3/4" (70mm) diameter
Aileron Control: Single servo
Spinners: Two 2" (51mm) constructed of plastic, Red in color
Engine Mounts: Two nylon, adjustable
Fuel Tanks: Two, approximate 4oz (120cc) capacity
Building Time: Ready To Fly in several hours
Hardware: Full set included
Warranty Period: Hobbico guarantees this kit free from defects
in both material and workmanship at purchase date. This warranty
does not cover any component parts damaged by use or modification.
Pre-built and covered wings, fuselage and tail assemblies, pushrods,
pre-bent 0.16" (4mm) tricycle landing gear, three 2-3/4" (70mm)
wheels, two engine mounts, two fuel tanks, two 2" (51mm) spinners
wood servo trays and wing joiners, hardware package, engine
nacelles, photo-illustrated instructions.
Engines: Two .20 - .40 cu in (3.3 - 6.5cc) 2-stroke
OR two .26 -.30 cu in (4.2 - 4.9 cc) 4-stroke
Muffler: Sports-Style supplied with engine
(Engines mount in an upright position)
Servos: 5-Standard (1-Aileron, 1-Elevator, 2-Throttle, 1-Rudder)
Y-Harness: One, for throttle servos
Misc. Items: Glow plug, 1/2" foam rubber padding, medium fuel tubing,
fuel, fuel filters, propellers, building and field equipment.
Wingspan: 56" (1420mm)
Wing Area: 560 sq in (36.1 sq dm)
Weight: 5 - 5.5lb (2270g - 2490g)
Wing Loading: 21-23 oz/sq ft (64-70g/sq dm)
Length: 50" (1270mm)
Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical, low-wing placement
Center of Gravity: 3-1/4" (83mm) Back from the wing's leading edge
Control Throws- High Rate Low Rate
Elevator: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) 1/4" (6mm)
Rudder: Right to Left 1" (25mm) 7/8" (22.5mm)
Ailerons: Up & Down 3/8" (9.5mm) 1/4" (6mm)
If a replacement fuel tanks are needed, order the Sullivan 4oz
tank (SULQ1737), or the DuBro 4oz tank (DUBQ0204).
Some minor trimming and modifications may be required.