The new Airfield B-25 Mitchell is a fantastic large scale model that has both
the design and appearance of the real bomber. The B25 has plenty of power for
short distance take-offs and aerobatic action, not forgetting the retracts which
finish off the realism of this superb bomber. Amaze all around you as you
showcase your talents with this amazing model.
The B-25 Mitchell is constructed from a highly durable EPO-FLEXY foam. The
model also has working navigational LEDS to complete the scale appearance
FLY RC MAGAZINE Flight Report by Mike
There have been many models of the venerable B-25 Mitchell bomber, and for
good reason. Modelers like
warbirds, and this warbird
has a generous wing size, good tail moments and it's a twin-engine aircraft.
So it lends itself to being a very easily adapted design from full-scale to
model size. One of the latest B-25 models is from Airfield RC and sold by Nitroplanes
in the U.S. It is a faithful sport-scale reproduction of the B-25, including
the mild "gull" wing design that is overlooked by many examples.
The B-25 depicted by Airfield RC replicates the B-25D named Tondelayo,
after famous screen actress
in her starring role of the 1942 film, "White Cargo." This particular 500th
BS, 345th BG (known as the Air Apaches) bomber was one of three aircraft known
for its remarkable mission conducted on October 18, 1943, against a 6,000 ton
cargo ship near Rabaul. Tondelayo
and its wingmen successfully attacked the ship, but the flight was jumped by
some 50 enemy fighters while trying to return to base. In a period of 75
minutes and while skimming the ocean surface to prevent a belly attack by the
top turret gunner shot down five fighters, and another four splashed into the
ocean trying to make their attack on the bomber. The plane barely made it
back, flying on one engine and losing both of its wingmen in the process. It
required some six months of repair to return Tondelayo
to service, but by then, the plane was national symbol of heroism.
aircraft features a lot for the sport-scale modeler. The construction is
basically an all-foam airframe using EPO
plastic foam. The texture is tight and devoid of the typical "beady" look with
holes and cracks. Along with the basic flight controls, the B-25 also has a
very good set of electric retracts with sequencing gear doors. And if that's
not enough, it has lighting on the wing's leading edge! What I also though was
very nice to include was not only pilot figures in the cockpit but also most
of the crew members in the gun positions.
It's a large model with removable wings, which makes it
convenient to place into a small car. Power is provided by twin brushless
motors that run in counter-rotating directions to offset any torque effects
when applying power. Our review aircraft is the RTF Version, which includes
all servos, ESCs,
retracts sequencer circuit, lights, receiver and transmitter on 2.4GHz. A
couple of nights of assembly work and you hit the runway! There is also an ARF
version does not include a radio transmitter, receiver or main battery, while
the kit version features the airframe only.
- Precision Scale And High Performance Aircraft. -
With Pilot Figure Include & Installed. - With 2 Set 3 Blade Propeller
With Spinner Include. - Material: Durable EPO - Wing Span: 1,470mm (
57.87in ) - Length: 1,130mm ( 44.48in ) - Flying Weight: Around 1,930g
- Landing Gear : Electric Servo less Retract Landing Gear
--Propeller: 3 Blade Propeller With Spinner x 2
Requirements: 6 CH TX & 6 CH RX (Transmitter
and Receiver) (Not Included) Servo: 9g Servo x 8 (Not Included) Brushless
Motor x 2 (Not Included) ESC: 40A Brushless ESC x 2 (Not
Included) Battery: 14.8v 2200mAh Lipo Battery (Not Included)
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