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Written by Terry Dunn
As featured on page 55 in the February 2013 issue of
Model Aviation.
As featured in the
Model Aviation tablet app.




SPECIFICATIONS
Model type: Electric/glow ARF trainer
Skill level: Intermediate builder/beginner pilot
Wingspan: 80.5 inches
Wing area: 1,180 square inches
Length: 64.75 inches
Weight: 6 to 6.5 pounds
Power system: 500 watt (3528-1000 Kv) electric motor/.40 to .46 two-stroke; .50 to .61 four-stroke glow
Radio: Four-channel with four standard servos (electric); five servos for glow
Construction: Balsa and plywood
Covering/finish: Iron-on covering
Street price: $300

TEST-MODEL DETAILS
Power system: E-flite Power 32 outrunner brushless motor; E-flite 60-amp Pro ESC
Battery: Thunder Power G6 Pro Lite 4S 5000 mAh Lipo
Propeller: APC 12 x 8E
Radio system: Spektrum DX8 transmitter; Spektrum AR7000 receiver; four JR Sport ST47 standard servos
Ready-to-fly weight: 7.07 pounds
Flight duration: 10-plus minutes
Wing loading: 13.8 ounces per square foot
Full-throttle power: 62.8 amps, 968 watts, 9570 rpm

PLUSES
Lightweight for its size.
Well-built.
Broad flight performance.

MINUSES
Minor hardware issues.

Read the entire article on page 55 in the February 2013 issue of Model Aviation and in the Model Aviation tablet app.












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3 comments

We love seeing the review of the SIG Kadet Senior in print! Thank you!

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Terry, great review and great video. Thanks for sharing!

That was a really nice piece of article about Sig Kadet Senior EG. That airplane looks so beautiful. I am a pilot myself. It’s Power system consists of 500 watt electric motor/.40 to .46 two-stroke; .50 to .61 four-stroke glow.

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