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Amazing Video Of Huge RC A380!  
User currently offlinefanofjets From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 2151 posts, RR: 3
Posted (2 years 5 months 4 days 22 hours ago) and read 9724 times:

One of my Facebook friends pointed out an amazing video of a huge RC Airbus A380 - this thing does amazing fly-bys and features control surfaces and retractable gear. I'd swear I was looking a video of the real thing!


The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth. -Antoine de Saint-Exupery
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User currently offlineflyingturtle From Switzerland, joined Oct 2011, 4531 posts, RR: 18
Reply 1, posted (2 years 5 months 1 day 17 hours ago) and read 9574 times:

This was probably filmed in Switzerland. The buildings and the landscape are quite telling.  

I've found additional information:

- Thomas Bodmer is the aficionado who built that 388
- scale 1:15, 17.4 ft wingspan
- 0.32 gallons / minute fuel consumption, with a 2.64 gallon tank

Sadly, somehow I don't find joy in watching model airplanes. They are far too agile compared to the originals...


Keeping calm is terrorism against those who want to live in fear.
User currently offlinekevinkevin From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2013, 118 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 8 hours ago) and read 9411 times:

I love these videos. Amazing A388 model.

User currently offlineMadameConcorde From Monaco, joined Feb 2007, 11332 posts, RR: 34
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 1 week 3 hours ago) and read 9008 times:

Nice one but they can keep their A380 model.

I want to have this. Notice the droop nose.

Peter Michel RC Concorde Air France Model Turbine Jet Hausen 2


and I want to have this one also.


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[Edited 2014-01-18 06:21:23]

There was a better way to fly it was called Concorde
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