Top 5 Favorite Foamy RC Planes – Warbirds Aircraft

The experience of RC flying is made possible to all nowadays. Beginner RC pilots can indulge into the adventure with the new and improved Warbirds aircrafts that has a blend of foam yet robust, durable and light weight for a best way to start flying. Being made of foam, your airplane can have an outstanding detail and more to that foam make it easy to repair. Given below are the top 5 outstanding Warbirds foamy RC planes according to votes of best pilots globally.

1. Parkzone P-47D Thunderbolt BNF ($249.99)

Parkzone P 47D Thunderbolt BNF Top 5 Favorite Foamy RC Planes   Warbirds Aircraft

Parkzone-P-47D-Thunderbolt-BNF – Image by ParkZone

This is an excellent Foam RC plane. It moves in a swift speed and it is a multiple role fighter that is a menace to enemy aircrafts in the ground targets. The adventure of flying and fighting between the heavy fires from enemies are possible with its armored cockpit, 8.5 caliber machine guns plus its rugged airframe. Enjoy the battle because P-47D can absolutely devastate its target on the ground and remain flying despite having significant damages. P-47D is built with out of the box details to powerfully fight and flight.

Specifications from ParkZone:

Wingspan: 42.2 in (1070mm)
Overall Length: 36.9 in (940mm)
Flying Weight: 40.0 oz (1130g), 42.5 oz (1200g) with retracts and flap servos
Motor Size: 15-size 950Kv BL Outrunner
CG (center of gravity): 60.0mm from leading edge at wing root
Prop Size: 9.5 x 7.5
Speed Control : E-flite 30A Pro Brushless
Recommended Battery: 3S 11.1V 2200mAh 25C Li-Po
Experience Level: Intermediate
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour

 2. Parkzone Spitfire MK.IX ($249.99)

SpitFire MK IX BNF Top 5 Favorite Foamy RC Planes   Warbirds Aircraft

SpitFire-MK-IX-BNF – Image by Parkzone

Second position goes to Parkzone Spilfire MK.IX, it is one of the best Warbirds aircraft foam RC plane you can fly. It is designed to represent British grit and fortitude. The fluid lines in it blend aerodynamics and art. With the brushless MK IX replica the spitfire got its power to fight and grace in flying. It is very famous being the very first allied warplane to crash dawn Me-262 jet.

Specifications from ParkZone:

Wingspan: 43.2 in (1100mm)
Overall Length: 37.3 in (950mm)
Flying Weight: 41.1 oz (1170 g)
Motor Size: 15-size 960Kv Brushless Outrunner (installed)
Radio: 4 channel minimum; 5 channels for optional retract use
Servos: 4 sub-micro servos (installed)
CG (center of gravity): 2.55 in (65mm) back from the leading edge of the wing at the fuselage
Prop Size: 9.5 x 7.5
Speed Control : 30A Pro SB Brushless ESC (installed)
Recommended Battery: 11.1V 2200mAh 3S 25C Li-Po (included)
Charger: Variable rate balancing DC LiPo charger (included)
Landing Gear: Main Wheel Diameter: 2.25 inch (56mm)
Experience Level: Intermediate
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour

3. Hobby Lobby B-17 ($349.99)

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B-17 “Nine-O-Nine” EPO ARF – Image by

On the middle of the list is an airplane with perfectly pre-painted and decorated exactly the look of the very famous B-17 from WWII. The outstanding Foam RC plane is pre-fabricated and only takes few hours to assemble and it is ready for flight. With correct maneuver the foam RC plane can be flown in scale plus it can exceed 10 minutes of flying with 11.1 v batteries. It has split flaps that are very effective in giving the plane a secured landing. Its wheels are adequately large and suspension is made robust for a swift grass field flig

Specifications from Hobby Lobby:

Wingspan: 63″
Overall Length: 46″
Wing Area: 507 sq. in.
Motor: 1350Kv Outrunner x4.
ESC’s: 30A x4.
Servos: 4 sub-micro servos (installed)
Construction: EPO Foam
Prop Size: 3-blade 7×6, two right hand, two left hand.
Flaps: Split Flaps
Retracts: Electronic mains with suspension.
Experience Level: Intermediate

4. F4U Corsair RTF ($279.99)

F4U Corsair RTF by ParkZone Top 5 Favorite Foamy RC Planes   Warbirds Aircraft

F4U-Corsair RTF by ParkZone – Image by ParkZone

Another pride of Parkzone is one of the top picks of professional pilots and a legend in the lineup of Warbirds. It is the most famous fighter plane in the time of WWII. It is well known for its ability to outrun, to outclimb and to outfight enemy. The foam RC plane was designed to be a carrier-based fighter. It is also the first aircraft built with landing gear retract flush for a boost aerodynamics and the first to exceed 400mph speed.

Specifications from ParkZone:

Wingspan: 44 in (1118mm)
Overall Length: 35 in (889mm)
Flying Weight: 30 oz (850 g)
Motor Size: 480-size 960Kv outrunner brushless motor (installed)
Radio: Spektrum DX5e 2.4GHz DSM2 (included)
Speed Control : E-flite Pro 30A Brushless with Switch-Mode BEC (installed)
Recommended Battery: 3S 11.1V 1800mAh Li-Po (included)
Experience Level: Intermediate

5.P-51D Mustang BL DSM RTF by ParkZone ($219.99)

P 51D Mustang BL DSM RTF  Top 5 Favorite Foamy RC Planes   Warbirds Aircraft

P-51D-Mustang-BL-DSM-RTF – Image by ParkZone

Last but not least foamy airplane is the perfect aircraft for a newbie pilot. It is a progressive trainer system meaning this Foam RC plane can allow you to go to advanced level without the need to upgrade or buy a new aircraft. It comes in the box ready-to-fly so there is no effort needed. With its incredible detail of scale, P-51D Mustang BL DSM RTF is the latest standard of first class Warbirds aircrafts.

Specifications from ParkZone:

Wingspan: 39.0 in (990mm)
Overall Length: 33.5 in (850mm)
Flying Weight: 25.0 oz (710 g)
Motor Size: 480-size 960Kv outrunner brushless motor (installed)
Radio: Full range DX4e transmitter and AR600 receiver DSMX radio system (included)
Speed Control : 18A brushless (installed)
Recommended Battery: 3S 11.1V 1300mAh Li-Po (included)
Experience Level: Intermediate

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