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Official Nexa 1540mm A-24 Banshee - ARF Thread

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  • Official Nexa 1540mm A-24 Banshee - ARF Thread

    A-24 Banshee 1540mm (60.6") Wingspan - ARF from Nexa - NXA1018-001

    The Douglas SBD Dauntless is a World War II American naval scout plane and dive bomber that was manufactured by Douglas Aircraft from 1940 through 1944. The SBD ("Scout Bomber Douglas") was the United States Navy's main carrier-based scout/dive bomber from mid-1940 through mid-1944. During its combat service, the SBD proved to be an excellent naval scout plane and dive bomber. It possessed long range, good handling characteristics, maneuverability, potent bomb load, great diving characteristics from the perforated dive brakes, good defensive armament, and ruggedness. One land-based variant of the SBD – omitting the arrestor hook — was purpose-built for the U.S. Army Air Forces, as the A-24 Banshee.

    The Nexa A-24 Banshee is a .46 size electric or gas option scale series warbird with a 1540mm wingspan, constructed primarily from balsa wood and covered with a fuel-resistant covering. This ARF requires assembly and installation of your choice of servos and power system, and includes flaps, painted pilot, machine gun, antenna and other scale details. The large battery hatch affords ample room for either electric or gas setups. To complete the scale appeal of this beautiful A-24 Banshee, the model includes electric retracts and scale struts. Impress at your flying field with this iconic stunner!
    Fully Covered and Detailed

    The Nexa A-24 Banshee comes fully covered including simulated panel lines, rivets, nomenclature and weathering detail.
    Scale Details Throughout

    There is no shortage of scale details with this A-24 including functional and distinctive perforated split flaps, antenna, machine guns, painted pilot, electric retracts and metal main struts.
    Prehinged and Installed Control Surfaces

    All control surfaces come out of the box fully prehinged and installed for your convenience.
    Sized Right, Easy To Transport

    The A-24 at just over 1500mm wingspan marries ease of transport while still having a nice presence both static and airborne.
    • Complete Balsa and lite-ply construction for rigidity and durability
    • Covered from tip to tail in scale details including weathering, functional perforated split flaps, printed simulated panel lines and rivets
    • Fiberglass cowling for strength and durability
    • The hand-painted pilots are ready for your added cockpit details
    • All control surfaces come out of the box pre-hinged and installed for convenience
    • Flaps, antenna, guns and more complete the fantastic scale appeal
    • Large battery hatch allows for your chosen electric or gas setup
    • Nexa A-24 Banshee 1540mm (60.6") Wingspan - ARF
    • Electric retracts, wheels and struts
    • Fuel tank, hardware and servo trays
    • 2 or 4 stroke (.46 - .70) engine
    • 2 blade gas propeller (size depends on engine)
    Customer Note
    Nexa ARF models are constructed out of balsa wood and plywood. These are not foam models. The assembly of balsa wood ARF aircraft requires basic model building skills including the installation of servos, ESC, and motor (or gas engine).

    Model Scale 1/8
    Wingspan 1540mm / 60.6in
    Length 1060mm / 41.7in
    Weight 3200g / 112.87oz
    CG (Center of Gravity) 92-96mm from the leading edge of the wing's root
    Power System 400kV Brushless outrunner motor for electric or 2-4-stroke for gas (required)
    Electronic Speed Control 65A (required)
    Propeller / EDF 15x8 2-blade for electric (required)
    Servos 45g metal gear standard: left aileron, right aileron, elevator, rudder
    9g metal gear standard: left flap, center flap, right flap
    Landing Gear Electric retractable (included)
    Required Battery 6 Cell 22.2V 4000 mAh LiPo Battery (required)
    Required Radio 7+ Channel (required)
    Ailerons Yes
    Elevator Yes
    Rudder Yes
    Flaps Yes
    Lights No
    Hinge Type Nylon
    Material Balsa and light plywood
    Skill Level Intermediate
    Build Time 6+ Hours
    Recommended Environment Outdoors

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    I know this is the for the 1540mm Banshee, this post is also about the VQ model 1540mm Dauntless, since Motion sells the Nexa 81" instead. Finally found a set of the 1540 Dauntless at a hobby dealer about 2 hours from me. Drove up to his place. Got a good deal since the guy is selling out. NIB, and to sweeten the deal, he saved me some money because I bought both birds(one for a spare incase of a crash). Take a look at the pictures. NIB, I opened them there with him to check them out for any damages.
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    You can see that both boxes are Dauntless, but upon opening them I found that one was packed with the Banshee version. I know that VQ is done and is now NEXA. I will assume that nothing can be done at this point in the game. Can PVC be painted? LOL