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T-34B Mentor Gold Edition Kit
Spend $100.00 and get free shipping!Item ID: TOPA0160 | Retail Price: $349.99
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      This is the Radio Controlled, Glow Powered, Balsa and Plywood
Top Flite T-34B Mentor .60 Size 1/5th Scale Aerobatic Airplane Kit.
For Intermediate to Advanced Modeler/Fliers.
For almost 50 years the T-34 Mentor has been a primary trainer
for new US Air Force and Navy pilots. Top Flite has produced

this IMAA legal 1:5 scale kit that looks and performs just like the original.

     With its many scale touches, along with Gold Edition engineering
to ease the building process, this American classic will be a
proud addition to your military model hangar.


  • Construction: CAD engineered balsa and plywood.
  • Wings: One-piece wood. Selig 3086 and 3087 airfoils deliver stability for smooth flight and basic aerobatics. Low wing configuration. Can be constructed with or without flaps Attaches to fuselage with two -20 wing bolts
  • Radio compartment: Spacious, plywood reinforced
  • Cowling: Three-piece ABS plastic
  • Canopy: Clear plastic one-piece. May be cut apart and made into a sliding canopy if desired.
  • Cockpit features: Modeler may purchase the Scale Cockpit Interior (TOPQ8413) for added realism.
  • Landing gear: Fixed
  • Hardware: Pushrods, pre-bent wire wing and nose landing gear, wing bolts, all clevises and fasteners.
  • Motor Mount: Two-piece adjustable glass filled nylon.
  • Warranty: Top Flite Models guarantees this kit free from defects in both materials and workmanship at the date of purchase.


  • All wood to construct the airplane, pushrods, prebent main and nose gear, nylon adjustable engine mount, ABS plastic cowl and tail cone, hardware package, clear canopy, decals, photo-illustrated instructions, full-size rolled plans.


  • Engine: .60-.91 (9.8-14.9cc) 2-stroke .90-1.20 cu. in. (14.9-19.6cc) 4-stroke
  • Muffler: Pitts-Style is required so that the muffler conceals inside inside the cowling.
  • Radio: 4-6 channel, 6-channel with servos for optional flaps
  • Servos: 6-9 44 oz-in torque minimum (2-ailerons, 1-elevator, 1-rudder, 1-throttle, 1-steering). 2 needed for optional flaps
  • Servo Extension: One 6" (152mm) for elevator and rudder Two 12" (305mm) for ailerons
  • Y-Harness: One for aileron servos
  • Covering: 3-4 6' rolls
  • Misc. Items: 3.5" (89mm) main wheels, 2.75" (70mm) nose wheel, 2.75"
  • (70mm) spinner, 14oz (420cc) fuel tank, glow plug, " (6mm) foam
  • rubber padding, 3'(914mm) medium fuel tubing, fuel filter, propeller,
  • building and field equipment.


  • Wingspan: 80" (2032mm)
  • Wing Area: 1025 sq in (66 sq dm)
  • Weight: 10-14lb (4.5-6.4kg)
  • Wing Loading: 22.5-31.5oz/sq ft (69-96g/sq dm)
  • Length: 63" (1600mm)
  • Airfoil: Semi-symmetrical, low-wing
  • Center of Gravity: 6-3/8" (162mm) Back from the wing's leading edge at the fuselage sides.
  • Control Throws- Low Rate High Rate Ailerons: Up & Down " (13mm) " (19mm) Elevator: Up & Down 9/16" (14mm) 11/16" (17mm) Rudder: Right & Left " (19mm) 1" (25mm) Flaps: Down-takeoff 1" (25mm)50% landing 2" (51mm)100%
  • Incidence- Engine Down Thrust: 2 Engine Right Thrust: 2.5 Wing: +2 Stabilizer: +2


  • The pilots shown inside the plane are not included
  • A 4-Stroke engine is not recommended for this plane as it would protrude too far out of the cowl.
  • The model shown on the box was covered in Top Flight Yellow MonoKote (TOPQ0203) and the Green trim was painted with Parma Faskolor Fasgreen (PARR4005).
  • For Flaps, the following additional items are needed: Two Standard Servos (HCAM0149) One Y-Harness (HCAM2500) One package Robart #309 Super Hinge Points (ROBQ2509)
  • For Retractable Landing Gear the following items are needed: Robart 630BNZ Retracts (ROBQ1620) Standard Air Kit (ROBQ2302) Extra Pressure Tubing (ROBQ2369) Tubing Connectors (ROBQ2395) 2-56 Ball Link set (GPMQ3840) 2-56 Pull-Pull Cable System (DUBQ1417) Two Screw Lock Connectors (GPMQ3870) Two " Wheel Collars (DUBQ1200) One Nylon Clevis and Pushrod (GPMQ3770) Eight #4 x 3/8" (9.5mm) flat head sheet metal screws
  • Weight in box: 6.79 kg (14.96 lb)
  • Barcode: 707768001606
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