Giant Scale Twins 3973 Nest Avenue, Hospers, IA 51238

(712) 230-3023

Specializing in twin engine remote control airplanes

F-82 Kit specifications and details

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Specifications and details

This kit is not an ARF.

Wingspan: 130"

Length: 92"

Weight: 48 - 54 lbs.

Wing Area: 2800 sq. in. approx.


Construction:


Fuselages(2): Polyester Fiberglass

Cowlings(2): Polyester Fiberglass

Radiator Scoops(2): Polyester Fiberglass

Belly / Landing gear fairings (2) Polyester Fiberglass


Wing: Polystyrene foam, machined for wood and hardware.  1/64th birch ply wing skin sheeting included with the kit.  Sheeting installed by the builder after the wing hardware has been installed (spars, etc.).

Outer wing panels are removable for transport .  Wing Joiner hardware is included.


Stabilizer: Polystyrene foam, machined for wood and hardware.  1/64th birch ply wing skin sheeting included with the kit.  Sheeting installed by the builder after the wing hardware has been installed (spars, etc.).


Rudders(2): Pre-built from balsa. 

Dummy Engine Exhaust Pipes(4): ABS plastic

All Balsa and hardwood necessary to complete the kit.


Fiberglass fuselages have the internal bulkheads, longerons, servo trays and firewall have already been installed.  


Recommended engines:  Zenoah G-62's fly this airplane wonderfully.

DA-85's make this airplane an animal.


Kit price: $1,799.99 US (sorry, cannot build turn-key at this time)

Effective July 1, 2008, Iowa residents add 6% sales tax

Ships via Freight in one large box.  


Pneumatic Landing gear by Robart is in stock.  Electric conversion kits available.

Tail wheels can be fixed or retract.


"This exceptional kit fly's like a trainer with aerobatic qualities of a fighter.  Lands like a cub with flaps.  Single engine performance is outstanding with G-62's."  (quote by Charlie, Modaire Industries)


On another note, I would like to congratulate Tom Reilly and his amazing team for their restoration of the very first prototype for the F-82, the XP-82 Twin Mustang!  Click below to go to their website to read about their incredible journey restoring this last remaining XP-82 to flying condition!

tom reilly's xp-82

Accessories offered

Robart Landing Gear

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Robart pneumatic landing gear is in stock, both mains and retractable tail wheels.  The mains are stock Robart #153 (90°) retracts but are made to have a 5-1/2" offset strut for the 5" scale wheel.

Robart Wheels and Tires

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   Wheels & Tires by Robart are also in stock.  Excellent construction yet light and great looking.  (P-51 set shown)