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Written by Troy Hamm
A larger Laser in the lineup excels in 3-D.
Flight video.
Read the full review in the November 2015 issue of
Model Aviation.


Flight Video



Specifications

Model type: Giant Scale aerobatic ARF
Skill level: Intermediate to advanced
Wingspan: 93 inches
Wing area: 1,557 square inches
Length: 88 inches
Weight: 18 to 20 pounds
Power system: 60 to 70cc gas or Hacker Q80 electric
Radio: Six-channel minimum with five high-torque servos plus throttle servo


Test Model Details

Power system: Desert Aircraft DA-70 gas engine
Radio system: Futaba 14SG radio; two Futaba R6008HS receivers; five Savox SV-1270TG servos; one Savox SC-1268SG servo; Wrong Way RC 2,300 mAh A123 receiver batteries
Propeller: Falcon 24 x 9 carbon fiber
Ready-to-fly weight: 19.7 pounds
Flight duration: 10 to 12 minutes


Pluses

• Flies great.
• Includes wing and stabilizer bags.
• Axles come predrilled for cotter pins.
• Excellent instructions.
• Well built.
• Fast assembly.
• Hardware packs individually labeled.


Minuses

• Elevator hinge line not sealed.
• Mounting holes in the landing gear cuffs didn’t line up.

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