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Arrows RC Bigfoot

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JShumate

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When it comes to flying off rough sod runways, nothing beats the ground handling of a bish plane with big, fat tundra tires. The new 1300mm Bigfoot from Arrows RC is a great example of a “fly out of anywhere” RC sport plane.

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Resembling a Cessna 150 with a Texas Taildragger modification, this ARF is molded from EPO foam for great durability and light weight. All you have to include is a receiver and transmitter, and a flight battery pack. We text flew our Bigfoot using a Spektrum DX9 and an AR6210X receiver. For a battery we used a Kinexsis 2200mAh 3S 11.1V pack.

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Assembly takes about 15 minutes, the wings, landing gear and tail surface are all held in place with scr*ws, and there is no other assembly required except for attaching the control linkage for the rudder and elevator servos.

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The model comes with all the servos, the motor and the ESC installed and the Bigfoot has functional fl*ps. A nice touch is the vortex generators molded into the surface of the wing which helps slow speed performance and the flashing LED navigation and landing lights.

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Overall, this is a great sport flyer that’s easy enough to be used as a taildragger trainer. With a span of 51.1 inches and a length of 41.7 inches, the Bigfoot can fit in any car for easy transport to your favorite flying site.

Watch for a full Flight Test Review in an upcoming issue of Model Airplane News

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