1928 Pietenpol Sky Scout (480)

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The 1928 Pietenpol Sky Scout (480) is one of our top-shelf scale builds.  The Pietenpol airframe remains true to the original scale outline and rib count – with many fine scale details including: covered spoked wheels, motor, and radiator components.  Our Sky Scout uses Stevens AeroModel’s innovative 100% laser-cut construction methods – featuring a unique tab and notch construction that effortlessly frames into this gorgeous example of the 1928 classic.

In the air the Pietenpol Sky Scout doesn’t disappoint.  The Sky Scout’s ultra light flying weight, hershey-bar parasol wing, and generous tail volume ensures docile handling and impeccable tracking.  Don’t forget our optional period proper Sky Scout Floats to extend your fun to the local watering hole!

Made in Colorado, USA
This product is cut-to-order – please allow 5-7 business days to process this item for shipping.
Item Number: SAK-SKYSCOUT480
Wing span 48 in. | Wing area 425 sq. in. | Flying weight 24 oz. | 4-Channel REAAT

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Add the motor!

We suggest our Park BL450 brushless motor to power the Sky Scout.

Add a propeller!

You'll need a 9x4.7 APC SF propeller when using our suggested power system.

Add the speed controller!

This Talon 25 ESC by Castle Creations is our choice for power delivery in the Sky Scout.

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Add four HS-40 servos! × 4

To complete the Sky Scout, you'll need HS-40 servos. Add these to your order.

Add the battery!

We suggest this ThunderPower 1350mAh 11.1V LiPo battery.

Add our custom float kit!

Extend your flying fun to the local watering hole using our custom designed float set for the Sky Scout 480.

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Additional Details


Wing Span | 48 in
Overall Length | 28.5 in
Wing Area | 425 in2
Flying Weight | 24 oz
Wing Loading | 8.1 oz/ft2

Controls Required | 4-6 channel, R/E/A/A/T
Construction | Balsa / Ply
Category | Scale / Sport Electric


  • Illustrated instruction manual
  • Hand selected laser-cut AAA balsa and hardwood stock
  • Pre-bent wire landing gear
  • Scale motor and radiator details
  • Vintage rubber tire “spoke” wheels
  • Formed plastic cowl and laser-cut windscreen
  • Comprehensive hardware package

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