As for this video, you’ll be seeing Christian Gschewenter will be manning the controls of this model.
This model is that it weighs approximately 40 pounds. Here is the specification of this R/C model F-35
Here is the stunning video of the F-35 LIGHTNING II Fighter Jet Giant RC SCALE MODEL
- Model: F-35 Lightning II
- Pilot: Christian Gschwenter (Display Pilot IQ-Hammer)
- Engine / Turbine: IQ Hammer
- Scale: 1:5,5
- Wingspan: ???
- Length: ???
- Take-off weight: 18Kg
Related Link: GIANT SCALE RC MODEL AIRCRAFT SHOW LMA RAF COSFORD
That’s a bit of weight to push around. Christian did not have a problem with that though.
The whole video is about 8 minutes long so we don’t expect you to watch the whole thing, so feel free to skip around.
In the below video Christian Gschwenter flies his 1/5.5 scale F-35 fighter at the Falcon Wings Fly-In 2015 This plane was built by Manfred Eberhard and it is the only one flying worldwide in this size. As far as I know, it’s for sale for only 7k € (May 15, 2015)
Image Credits: RC MEDIA WORLD / YouTube