The Flite Test FT P-38 Lightning Electric Airplane Kit is one of the most advanced Speed Build Kits you can build. The finished model offers a level of scale detail that has never been seen before on a Flite Test aircraft. Once in the air, the P-38 carries graceful lines, tracks true, and is a walk in the park for intermediate to advanced pilots.
Wingspan: 57.5 inches (1460 mm)
Center of Gravity: 1.75 inches (45 mm)from leading edge
Needed to complete:
- Flite Test 30 cm Servo Extension 4 Pack
- Flite Test Power Pack C-Twin Radial Edition (FLT-3062)
- Flite Test Crafty Kit (FLT-5010)
- Battery: 3000 mAh 4 Cell
- (1) 2.4GHZ Radio System (Radio & Receiver)
- Misc. Building Supplies.
This product was added to our catalog on October 22, 2019
This plane is amazing in almost every way. I have built about 15 planes most of which are Flite Test designs.
The build is a challenge and requires a lot of time but if you put the time in you will get an amazing aircraft out of it. I scratch built this as a quarantine project and it took me about 12 hours of work (3 hours cutting out plans) but I think it was all worth it.
I have done just 1 flight with this aircraft so far but I see myself flying it whenever I have a opportunity to. Maiden was very straight forward and easy to fly. I flew for 5 minutes and my 2200 4s lipo was quite warm and down to 13.9 volts so I think I am going to set my timer to about 4:30. It flies so scale and has a very nice presence in the air with it's size and performance.
But don't just take my word for it, build one yourself and you will be happy you did.
With only minor modifications this aircraft can handle everything up to a 6s 5000mah battery or equivalent without excessive stress or high wing loading, overall beautiful to fly and hard to destroy, would rate 6 stars if possible.
If you order the Twin C Power Pack, you will still lack 2 servo wire extensions (for the ESCs). Also, early kits had two "L" (left) booms, so make sure you flip one of them over and label "R (right) before ripping off the paper on one side.
Here is the forum link for the P-38: