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AKULA K-317 ALEXANDER ENGEL KG - engel modellbau -/Submarine Kits/AKULA K-317 productsALEXANDER ENGEL KG - engel modellbau -/Submarine Kits/AKULA K-317 products

The Russian Akula is known to be the fastest submarine in the world and can be regarded as the most innovative submarine vessel Russia ever had. The Akula acts as the counterpart of the American Los Angeles class.

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.

Further Options:
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

Technical Data:
• Scale 1/90
• Length 1225 mm
• Width 150 mm
• Displacement emerged 10.5 kg, submerged 11.5 kg
• Speed approx. 10 km/h
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