Charity Shop Gold or Garbage? Sky III RC Airplane 27MHz. I don't seem to have much success with old RC planes from charity shops but this one was cheap so I thought I would give it a try. It uses 27MHz RC so the range is not that good and it uses a NiMH battery pack so there is a very good chance it will not hold charge for very long, but on the positive side it is a 7.2 volt battery so I would guess it might be able to take a 2S LiPo if necessary. It even has a standard JST battery connector so it will match my batteries. As soon as the weather settles down again we will have to try this one.
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The box says it was sold by Maplin which is an electronics and hobby store in the UK and it has the date 2006 on the box.
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