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P-40 Warhawk
Almost Ready-to-Fly Giant Scale Model

P-40 Warhawk

When Tigers ruled the skies.

Made famous by Colonel Claire Chennault's "Flying Tigers" squadron at the onset of World War II, the P-40 Warhawk had one of the most impressive kill-to-loss ratios of any Allied fighter plane. Equally impressive is Top Flite's IMAA-legal replica of the P-40, which utilizes Gold Edition engineering to capture the exciting details of this revered warbird in a great-flying ARF!
  • Built-up balsa and ply airframe with fiberglass cowl, belly pan and landing gear pods.

  • Exceptional scale flight characteristics using affordable and easy-to-maintain 43-55 cc gasoline engines.

  • Many scale touches that you won't find on any other giant-scale P-40 ARF!

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P-40 Warhawk

Top Flite's Giant Scale P-40 Warhawk is modeled after a restored full-size P40E owned and flown by Rudy Frasca of Frasca International in Urbana, Illinois.
detailed cockpit

The cockpit detail and instrumentation is just as you would find in a full-size P-40 Warhawk is included in this model.
tail section

Stab halves assemble with self-aligning aluminum mounting tubes, and all control surfaces except the rudder are pre-hinged to speed up final assembly.
 
fiberglass cowl

The fiberglass cowl captures the lines of the P-40 perfectly. The iconic "shark mouth" nose art is painted on, and the exhaust ports are already in place. A scale-shaped, painted aluminum spinner is included.
Robart retracts

Heavy-duty fixed landing gear is included with this model. For the ultimate in authenticity, optional Robart® retract gear can also be installed. The gear bolts easily into place following the instructions provided in the model's assembly manual.
 
wing cutaway

The wings are reinforced to help the landing gear withstand the impact of a less-than-perfect touchdown.
ribbed split flaps

Close attention to detail is evident in the split flaps, which are ribbed just like on the full-size P-40.
 
4-view

The Flying Tigers was the most popular P-40 trim scheme, and it has been faithfully reproduced on this ARF using flat finish MonoKote® covering on the built-up balsa and ply sections and paint on the fiberglass parts.
P-40 Warhawk in action P-40 Warhawk in action P-40 Warhawk in action

The airfoil of this P-40 Warhawk model has been designed to virtually eliminate tip stalls – a problem usually associated with warbird models – so that with the flaps deployed it's relatively easy to land.

PRODUCT RECOMMENDATIONS:
Please note: all recommendations were the best choices available at the time of product release. Please check with your dealer for additional choices.

FUTK9410 Futaba 14SGA 14-Channel Computer Telemetry System
FUTM0717 (7) Futaba S3071HV S.Bus HV HT BB MG Servo
FUTM0075 (2) Futaba S9001 Aircraft Coreless BB Servo
DLEG0455 DLE-55 Engines RE Gasoline Engine w/EI and Muffler
FUTM4385 (2) Futaba Heavy-Duty Switch Harness
HCAM6321 HydriMax NiMH 4-Cell 4.8V 2000mAh for ignition
HCAM6333 HydriMax NiMH 4-Cell 4.8V 3600mAh for receiver
TACM2721 (2) Tactic HD 24" (610 mm) Servo Extension – Futaba J
TACM2711 (5) Tactic HD 12" (300 mm) Servo Extension - Futaba J
GPMM1100 (2) Great Planes® Large Scale 1" Single Side Servo Arm
GPMM1110 Great Planes Large Scale 2" Single Side Servo Arm

RECOMMENDED OPTIONS:

FUTM0075 Futaba S9001 Aircraft Coreless BB Servo (for retract option)
ROBQ1665 Robart 100° Large-Scale Pneumatic Retracts
ROBQ2305 Robart #157VR Large Air Control Kit
ROBQ2369 Robart #169 Pressure Tubing 10' Red/Purple
ROBQ2395 Robart #190 Air Line Quick Disconnects
ROBQ2225 Robart #160LWC LH Offset Pneumatic Tailwheel
or
ROBQ1666 Robart #150E Large Scale Electric Retracts
ROBQ2226 Robart #160LWCE LH Offset Electric Tailwheel


SPECIFICATIONS:
Stock Number: TOPA0705
Wingspan: 86 in (2185 mm)
Wing Area: 1262 in² (81.4 dm²)
Weight: 23-24 lb (10.4-10.8 kg)
Wing Loading: 42-44 oz/ft² (128-134 g/dm²)
Length: 72 in (1830 mm)
Requires: 5-channel radio (min) with 9 servos (for fixed landing gear) plus 43-60 cc gasoline engine

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