Like the original the model is also quite fast with a maximum speed of approx. 10 km/h (submerged).
The superstructure is made of GRP. The outer hull is covered with realistic details (scribed).
The kit comes complete with:
• Hull unit with lower hull, upper hull, middle deck and bulk head all made of GRP
• Dive planes, sonar, rudders and rudder carriers cast in resin
• Drive unit complete with motor, gear box, coupling, shaft, bearing and brass 7-blade scimitar prop
• Accessories such as linkeages, screws, seals etc.
• Lead ballast (approx. 3 kg)
• Plans 1:1 and instructions in English
• Complete diving system consisting of two 500ml piston tanks and switch unit TAE or TMAX.
Conning Tower Mechanism (item-no. 1593-1)
Retractable Front Dive Planes (item-no. 1593-2)
Necessary but not included:
• R/C system with min. 4 channels
• 2 Standard servos (+2 for option #1593-2)
• Speed controller min. 15Amp
• 5 cells NiMH 8000mAh
• Receiver battery 4.8-6V
• Scale 1/90
• Length 1225 mm
• Width 150 mm
• Displacement emerged 10.5 kg, submerged 11.5 kg
• Speed approx. 10 km/h