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Alpha 40 DSM2 RTF by Hangar 9

Brand: Hangar 9    |   Stock Number: HAN4400

Regular Price: $499.99
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Key Features

Completely built and ready to fly in minutes
Equipped with Spektrum’s DX5e 5-channel, full range 2.4GHz DSM2™ radio system
Hassle-free Evolution® Trainer Power System installed
Easy-to-fly, traditional high-wing trainer perfect for first-time pilots
Super-stable, self-righting flight characteristics
Hangar 9® quality balsa and plywood construction


Thousands of pilots have earned their wings with the Hangar 9® Alpha™ trainer. Now, Hangar 9 introduces an updated version of this ever-popular traditional high-wing trainer with the added benefit of DSM2™ technology that provides freedom from frequency restrictions and interference. And, this Alpha has a completely modernized look that makes it a great-flying and great-looking aircraft.

The Alpha 40 DSM2 RTF is the first glow trainer to come equipped with Spektrum’s advanced DX5e 2.4GHz DSM2 5-channel full range aircraft system. Besides providing freedom from frequency restrictions and interference, the DX5e’s DSM2 technology offers superior performance with a secure link for glitch-free performance. The system also includes the Spektrum AR600 receiver.

Other DX5e features include:
Full range capability
Secure link for glitch-free performance
HI and LO rates for beginner and advanced pilots
Servo reversing
Delta wing mixing
Digital trims
Includes 4 AA alkaline batteries
Audible low voltage warning
LED voltage display
Charge jack for Ni-MH batteries
Compatible with all existing Spektrum aircraft receivers

The DX5e is not only perfectly suited for the Alpha 40 can also be used to fly just about any type of model where 5 channels are appropriate due to its full range capabilities.

With the ready-to-fly Alpha trainer from Hangar 9, success is all but assured, thanks to its gentle, beginner-friendly flight characteristics and the ingenious, hassle-free Evolution Trainer Power System that makes the Alpha the easiest-starting, smoothest-running trainer available. With the engine and radio gear installed, the Alpha 40 is ready to fly in just minutes. This easy-to-fly trainer is perfect for first-time pilots because of its super-stable, self-righting flight characteristics. And, club instructors will find the Alpha 40 to be the most valuable tool for teaching new pilots the basics of RC flight.

Product Specifications

Wingspan:\t63 in (1600mm)
Overall Length:\t52.5 in (1334mm)
Wing Area:\t710 sq in (45.8 sq dm)
Flying Weight:\t5.25 lb (2.4 kg)
Engine Size:\tEvolution Power Trainer System (installed)
Radio:\tSpektrum DX5e 5-channel 2.4GHz DSM2 system w/AR600 receiver (installed)
Servos:\tHangar 9 standard servos (installed)
Trim Scheme Colors:\tWhite (U870), Black (U874), Orange (U877) & Silver (U881)
Prop Size:\tEvolution 3-Blade Trainer System Propeller (included)
Spinner Size:\t2 in (included)
Approx. Flying Duration:\t10–12 minutes
Experience Level:\tBeginner
Assembly Time:\tLess than 1 Hour

Needed to Complete

Glow Plug Wrench
Glow Plug Igniter with Charger
Glow Plug
Manual Fuel Pump
Start-Up Field Pack (All items above included with the HANSTART)
Thin CA glue
30-minute epoxy
Fuel (10%–15% nitro content)

Kit Includes

Evolution Trainer Power System: A
Hangar 9 RTF Standard Replacement Servo
DX5e DSMX 5-Channel Transmitter/Receiver Only MD2


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