Contest on RCGroups! Win an FMS A-10 Thunderbolt II - FlyingGiants

Contest on RCGroups! Win an FMS A-10 Thunderbolt II

Enter on for a chance to win this new twin EDF from FMS! Show your best A-10 snarl! Read below for all the details.


Show Your Best Warthog Face on RCGroups!

Hey FG'ers! There's another contest going on over at RCGroups that I want to make you all aware of. Now through 2/26, enter for a chance to win the new FMS A-10 Thunderbolt II PNP! This 70mm twin EDF Warthog comes complete with electric retracts, 17g and 9g digital metal gear servos, a pair of 70a esc's, two 2860 1850kv motors, and LED lighting pre-installed.

To enter the contest, post a picture of your best A-10 face! Sometimes, the A-10 has the P-40 shark mouth, and other times, it has a Warthog snarl; either way, we want to see your impersonation of this beautiful utilitarian tank buster! So head on over to RCGroups and enter for a chance to win.

Below are a few glamor shots from the FG staff, showing hat we're looking for. Brrrrrrrrrt!

CLICK HERE to enter the FMS A-10 ThunderBolt II contest on RCGroups

About the FMS A-10 Thunderbolt II PNP

FMS is proud to bring you this highly detailed twin ducted fan version of the A-10 Warthog. It incorporates many new and advanced construction and assembly features such as the optimized screw based assembly, ball links and a heavy duty wing spar and latest multi-connect technology. The “Hog” assembles quickly. In addition, the A-10 uses our newest locked-rotor mode e-retract system coupled with our refined and oriented CNC-processed metal landing gear set for resisting those not-too-perfect landings. The power system uses our new and improved twin 70mm 12-blade EDF V2, KV1850 inner-running motor system that provides tremendous power and speed when couple with a 6S battery.


  • Powerful twin inrunner motors with the latest 70mm 12-blade EDF, plus the high-quality Predator 70A ESC
  • Super high scale detail throughout:
  • Scaled CNC-processed metal landing gear set
  • Detachable bomb and missile set
  • Pilot figure
  • Panel lines and rivets
  • The latest high-brightness LED set
  • The latest locked-rotor mode E-retract with overcurrent protection
  • Multi-connector for one-step installation
  • Metal digital servos for excellent controlling capacity
  • Bearings in the wheel hubs for better performance
  • Button Type canopy hatch
  • Large battery compartment
  • Pre-installed, newly designed ball link style control horns for more throw.



  • Wingspan 1500mm/59.1in
  • Overall Length 1368mm/53.9in
  • Flying Weight Around 4100g
  • Motor Size Inner running Brushless 2860 KV1850 x 2
  • ESC 70A x 2
  • Servo 17g metal digital Servo x 4, 9g metal digital Servo x 5
  • Radio 6 Channel
  • CG (center of gravity) 80-85mm (From Leading Edge)
  • Prop Size /
  • Recommended Battery Li-Po 22.2V 5000mAh 45C
  • Aileron Yes
  • Elevator Yes
  • Rudder Yes
  • Flaps Yes
  • Retracts Yes
  • Approx. Flying Duration 4 minutes
  • Minimum Age Recommendation 14+
  • Experience Level Intermediate
  • Recommended Environment Outdoor
  • Assembly Time 30 minutes
  • Is Assembly Required Yes
  • Material Durable EPO
  • Package Options PNP
  • Requires PNP Requires Radio System, Battery and Charger

Last edited by Matt Gunn; 01-26-2017 at 10:23 AM..
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