ESM PC-21 Pilatus Red Model Airplane ARF (180cm, 7kg, 20cc)

 ESM PC-21 Pilatus, optional retract system
 Wing span   (spanwijdte)  1800 mm   71"
 Length  2070 mm  81.5"
 Flying weight  6.9 kg                         14.7 lbs                   
 Radio  6 channels, 9 servos                               
 Engine Gas       (benzine)  20cc - 30cc  
 Engine Glow   (gloeiplug)  20cc 4-cycle (1.20)
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 Detailed specification continued:

 Wing area  55.8 dm2  6.0 sq.ft
 Wing loading 123.7 gr/dm2   40.6 oz/sq.ft     
 Radio  6 channels, 9 servos (throttle, rudder, nose wheel, elevator, 2 aileron, 2 flaps, retract)
 Engine Gas         (benzine)  20cc - 30cc
 Engine Glow      (gloeiplug)  20cc 4-cycle (1.20)
 Engine Brushless  (elektro)  Brushless: FC6362 ~2 kW
 Options  Two wheel air retract system
 Documentation  Instruction Manual
 Manufacturers website  ESM-Website



Fiberglass fuse and balsa built -up wing. Wing Covering Material: Solartex Fabric Covered, painted, decals applied and clear coated. The aircraft has a beautiful flat, non-glossy finish. This is superior to glossy covering materials.

Hardware package and illustrated instruction manual included.



Rotating retracts: including alloy wheels, oleo struts and electric retract system. Incorporate all of the latest design improvements. 


In 1999 Pilatus Aircraft, famous for their PC-12 small passenger aircraft and the PC-7 and PC-9 jet trainers, began the development of a new generation of turboprop jet trainers. The result of that program was the Pilatus PC-21, a sleek modern trainer designed to operate for 30 years per airframe, at costs below that of existing advanced trainers, but with better performance and flexibility.

Featuring a very advanced avionics suite, and integrating flexible computer systems, the PC-21 is truly cutting edge. The pilot's display is incredibly user friendly, featuring many items found only on the most advanced combat aircraft such as LCD MFDs, dual HUDs, HOTAS Throttle, a bird strike resistent canopy with excellent visibility and zero/zero ejection seats. The aircraft is designed to perform as a training platform for basic flight, advanced jet training and fighter tactics. It is also expected to be used in a COIN (Counter Insurgency) role by many of the world's smaller airforces, as the low cost makes it attractive to many such nations. The aircraft is capable of carrying a variety of weaponry on 5 hardpoints mounted under the wings and centerline of the aircraft.

The first prototype was flown in July of 2002, and the first aircraft were delivered to the swiss airforce in April of 2008. Singapore's Air Force has also recieved several of their production aircraft with 7 more to be delivered in August of 2008, replacing the SIAI Marchetti S.211's that were currently in service. It is expected that many other nations will adopt the aircraft as well.

About This Model:
This model's paint scheme is a reproduction of the Pilatus PC-21 demonstration aircraft which has been seen at many airshows around the world.







 Items needed to finish the model:

 Engine  RCGF32 or DLE30 or RCGF26
 Muffler  Standard or Pitts style
 Spinner  4" Aluminium or Carbon Spinner
 Propeller  Engine dependant
 Pilot  Select a pilot if required
 Landing gear  Air retract system, optional but highly recommended (it's very nice)

 Throttle, rudder, nose wheel, elevator, 2 aileron, 2 flaps, retract, (optional choke) 

 4 x analog high torque e.g. SM-S4315M  (nose, retract, flaps)

 5 x digital high torque  e.g. SM-S4481M  (throttle, rudder,elevator, 2 aileron)

 1 x analog high torque e.g. SM-S4315M  (choke)

 Extension Wires

 Safety Clips

 2 x 30 cm; 2 x 45 cm; 2 x 60 cm

 10 x Connector Safety Clips

 Engine Ignition

 1 x LiPo 1200mAh  for the gas engine ignition

 1 x Power switch for the gas engine ignition

 1 x Voltage Regulator 3 - 5A for the gas engine ignition

 1 x engine kill switch (remotely stop the engine)

 Power Distribution

 1 x Blue Box Power distribution System

 2 x Deans High Power Switch

 2 x LiFe (A123) Batteries. E.g. 1 x 2600mAh and 1 x 1400 mAh

 Receiver  1 x receiver and transmitter
 Fuel tank

 1 x Fuel Plug

 1 x Gasoline resistant plug for fuel tank

 1 x Fuel line for petrol (silicon line cannot be used for petrol ! )