This Huge RC United DC-8 Looks Like The Real Thing


DC-8 Model is a functioning flying machine that looks goregeous

At Avgeekery, we’re suckers for a good airplane model. We love it even better when we see a model that actually flies. Add in real jet engines and our minds are blown.

If you’ve ever built a model (either as a kid or later in life), you’ll have a healthy appreciate for how difficult it is to make an accurate representation of a real jet. Glueing the parts and painting the plane in the exact paint scheme is incredibly difficult. Most of the models we’ve built come with smudges in the paint and landing gear that has to be repaired before even putting in on a shelf. Now let’s take a look at this DC-8 under this lens.