Skipper XL from HobbyKing

Details

Just like its smaller sibling, the Skipper XL is capable of operating from almost any surface including water, ice, snow, grass and more, making it an incredibly versatile model. With its super low wing loading and high performance brushless power system the Skipper XL is an absolute blast to fly!

The installed power system (PNF version) provides more than enough power for water or grass take-offs and provides unlimited vertical performance. Large control surfaces give great control authority and make for a wide flight envelope.

If you find yourself stuck against the bank or in the reeds during water borne operation then theres no need to reach for the pole or fishing line for retrieval, just use the AUX Channel selectable reversing function built into the 40 Amp ESC. 

Molded from ultra-tough EPO foam, the model is lightweight and durable. The wing halves are joined through the fuselage with twin carbon fiber spars providing excellent rigidity. The fuselage of the Skipper has a flat bottom for easy take-offs from any surface and features a hydrodynamic step to allow for easy water handling.

A large, removable cockpit cover gives fantastic access to the forward compartment for batteries etc and has a transparent canopy for a semi-scale appearance. This cockpit cover can be replaced by an alternative, custom designed plywood FPV equipment platform (see related items) to quickly transform your Skipper XL into an all-terrain FPV vehicle.

Access hatches are also provided mid-fuselage and in the motor nacelle for easy installation and maintenance.

The Skipper XL is available in "Plug and Fly" and kit form allowing you get into the air as quickly as possible, or to cutomize your set-up to your own requirements. 

Features:
• Ultra durable EPO foam construction
• Plug and Fly - simply add your own radio system and 3~4S LiPoly battery
• All terrain flight ability - capable of flying from water, snow, ice, grass and more
• AUX Channel Reversible ESC function for surface manoeuvring
• Fully sectioned airfoil on wing and stabilizer
• Twin carbon fiber wing spars
• Plywood tail sub-structure 
• Motor and elevator servo extension wires pre-installed
• Simple access to all equipment
• Molded PVC protector for fuselage bottom
• Colorful decal set
• Hardware included 
• Easy to assemble

Pictures

Manual


If the Manual doesn't show you can click here to open the document in a new window.

Radio icons

(Click on the icon you want to download)
FrSky X20/X20s Ethos
FrSky Horus OpenTx
FrSky Horus FrOs
Standard
Silhouette
FrSky X9D/X9D+/X9E
Spektrum IX12 & IX20
Futaba 18MZ
Jeti DS-24
Graupner MZ-16 & MZ-32
Radiomaster TX16S
Jumper T16 & T18 series

Similar Models

Some content in menu 2.

We cannot guarantee that the shops listed below do sell the Skipper XL in particular but at least we know they do distribute HobbyKing.

Where to buy

Hong-kong
HobbyKing
check web site
Ship to: World

Wingspan: 864mm (34 in)
Length: 1169mm (46 in)

Weight: 1020 g (2.2 lbs)

Wingspan: 864mm
Length: 1169mm
Motor: 3637 1000kV
ESC: 40A (AUX channel reverse function available) 
Servos: 3 x 9g
AUW: 1020g

Required:
4 Channel transmitter and receiver (min)
3~4s 2200~ 3000 mAh LiPoly battery
Suitable charger
FPV equipment (optional)
Foam safe adhesive

Variants

9107000383-0
Skipper XL ()
EnglishFrenchGermanItalianPortugueseRussianSpanish
3,195 models in library now

ASK FOR A NEW MODEL TO BE ADDED

Although I do my best to complete this library, you may not find the model you are looking for.

In this case, do not hesitate to ask me to add it : You're not bothering me. Please be patient, depending on my workload, I may take a few days to work on your model and gather information.

I'm sometime asked to add a non flying model to this library but unfortunately, it's not the focus of this website

Ask for a new model

RANDOMIZER

Protos 380
SU-29 Russian

NOTE

I'm not asking for anything, I don't place any advertising and a simple 'thank you' or a kind message is my first salary.
That said, if you think this website is useful, if you like the content, the service and if you want to participate to the hosting, feel free to donate. I thank you in advance.

LATEST ADDITIONS

.
Black Horse Model Focke-Wulf FW 190A
Focke-Wulf FW 190A
.
Black Horse Model Edge 540  61/75
Edge 540 61/75
.
Robbe Slider QE
Slider QE
.
Multiplex Extra 330LX
Extra 330LX
.
TANGENT MODELTECHNIK Alpina 4001 Race
Alpina 4001 Race
.
Eachine Micro Skyhunter
Micro Skyhunter
.
E-flite A-10 Thunderbolt II
A-10 Thunderbolt II
.
Global AeroFoam T-45 Goshawk
T-45 Goshawk
.
FLY WING FW 450L V2
FW 450L V2
.
Blade Fusion 180 Smart
Fusion 180 Smart
.
DIY Buschtrottel
Buschtrottel
.
DIY Pinkus Extra
Pinkus Extra
.
CARF Rebel Hot
Rebel Hot
.
HobbyKing Wargo Signature Edge...
Wargo Signature Edge...
.
Happymodel Mobula7 HDZero
Mobula7 HDZero
.
parkzone F4U-1A Corsair
F4U-1A Corsair
.
SIMPROP ELECTRONIC Jodel Robin
Jodel Robin
.
aero-naut Heinkel HE-219 UHU
Heinkel HE-219 UHU
.
HobbyKing Rarebear Funfighter
Rarebear Funfighter
.
Armattan Bobcat
Bobcat
.
Air Loisirs TAZER 0.90m
TAZER 0.90m
.
Eclipson Airplanes PRANDTL
PRANDTL
.
HGLRC KT20
KT20
.
Carl Goldberg Electra
Electra
.
ZOHD Nano Talon Black Op
Nano Talon Black Op
.
ZOHD Delta Strike
Delta Strike
.
CARF Classic Flash
Classic Flash
.
Sansibear MicroMax
MicroMax
.
OA-Composites MicroMax
MicroMax
.
Value Planes Leprechaun Pro 102
Leprechaun Pro 102
Information
Read me
Recent Changes
AIR-RC is the largest online database about RC Model Flying and it's growing...
Each model has descriptions, specifications, photos, video, icons for your radio and links to shops and manufacturers.
We are not selling anything, it's made by RC hobbyists for RC hobbyists. Enjoy !
AIR-RC
Copyright AIR-RC © 2022