Tomcat Returns In Civilian Hands

  • Apr 20, 2015 7:15am GMT

This video was published on April 19 of Mick Burrell putting on a great demo flight with his F-14 Tomcat in the United Kingdom.

The Tomcat was retired from the U.S. Navy's active fleet in 2006 but the Skymaster F-14 giant RC model brings it back to the sky in a big way. It features the sweeping wings, retractable gear, working spoiler, slates along with opening canopy and is powered by two Kingtech K210 turbine engines. Length: 100" (2550mm). Wingspan: 104.9' (2665mm). Power: 18~27Lbs x2 (8-12kg x2) thrust. Dry Weight:20-25kg. Radio: min. 5-11 Servos required. You can get a painted kit for under $6,000 dollars and additional cockpit detailing for more, the sky's the limit.

Video: Essential RC