Eflite Carbon Z Cub SS

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Jan 062015
 

Eflite’s Carbon Cub SS is a replica of the modern full scale Carbon Cub. The Carbon Cub updates the original Piper Cub, using some modern construction methods and material to enhance this popular and timeless design.

Eflite took this template, incorporated some of their own design techniques and coupled this with Spektrum’s AS3X system to great a truly unique cub.

It’s powered by a BL50 eflite motor on 6s Lipo, with a wide range of capacity from 2900 -5000mah. This power means towing is ideal and 4.2m sailplanes have been towed successfully.

Well proven by horizon flight team throughout 2014, I had a need for a tow plane and was interested in the versatility the Cub offers.

The build was really straight forward, my dad took this on board and with a few hours he had it ready for the air. Here are some pics;

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Flying

The test flight took place on a dull Saturday with a moderate breeze. The preflights checks completed and a freshly charged 6s 2900 Lipo fitted the cub was positioned on the somewhat muddy strip. Within a few feet of a run it leapt into the air and was quickly on its way. As with most Eflite aircraft the test flight was a none event, a few circuits not a great deal of trim was required.

Quickly I was comfortable so began exploring was this big foam model could do.

I’ll let the pictures so the talking. I had 4 flights and loved everyone! I just need to complete a sailplane now so I can tow it up!

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Jun 142013
 

600 X Pro Series Kit

The newest and largest blade helicopter is now in the popular 600 class. The new 600x shares a lot of it components and frame with the 550x but utilizes, larger blades, boom and motor. The supplied Eflite 700 motor, it’s designed to run on 2 6s 3200mah, unusual for a 600 class heli. The logic is to higher the voltage, lower the amperage to achieve the same and more power, whilst keeping components running cooler and more efficiently!

As you can see from below video, it certainly is a strong performer!

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Key Features • Direct-to-swash, flybarless head design • Symmetrical carbon fiber main frames • CNC-machined aluminum head block and blade grips • CNC-machined aluminum swashplate • Revolution 600mm carbon fiber main blades • Revolution 95mm tail blades • Triple ball bearing-supported, 10mm solid steel main shaft • Integrated bearing block servo mount design • Torque-tube driven tail with aluminum tail boom and case • Dual-point tail pitch slider and balanced tail grips • E-flite® Heli 700, 500Kv brushless outrunner motor

Overview

If you feel like what you’re flying is keeping you from realizing your full potential as a 3D master, shatter those limits with the explosive power and performance of the Blade 600 X. It shares the same frame and rotor head with the Blade 550 X, but adds the extra punch of an E-flite® Heli 700, 500Kv brushless motor. This abundance of power, along with the set of Revolution® 600mm carbon fiber blades that are included, will allow you to confidently explore the extremes of 3D flight with performance to spare.

Includes: 1 x Revolution® Flybarless 600mm carbon fiber main blade set 1 x Revolution 95mm carbon fiber tail blade set 1 x E-flite® heli 700, 500Kv brushless outrunner motor 1 x E-flite 10A BEC 1 x Sleek pre-painted fiberglass canopy

Product Specifications

Type: 600-class collective-pitch electric flybarless helicopter Main Rotor Diameter: 52.8 in (1342mm) Tail Rotor Diameter: 10.0 in (254mm) Gross Weight: 8.35-8.80 lb (3.8-4.0 kg) Length: 46.1 in (1170mm) Main Gear Ratio: 8.88:1 Motor Size: Helicopter 700-class, 500 Kv brushless outrunner Kit/ARF/RTF: Kit Control System: 120-degree CCPM Rotor Blade Length: 600mm Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Experience Level: Professional Recommended Environment: Outdoor Assembly Time: 7-9 Hours Is Assembly Required: Yes

E-flite Power 360 Outrunner

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Jun 142013
 

Power 360 Brushless Outrunner Motor, 180Kv

The largest motor E-flite have ever produced with 6000 watts of power this is more than capable of powering an aircraft that normally uses a 50-60cc petrol engine. With design input from Quique Somenzini this is sure to perform very well in 3D and aerobatics aircraft. Large cooling fins in both front and rear of motor can, optimize cooling and is a new feature to E-flite motors. The prop hub is also very robust and much like a petrol engine with multiple bolts.

EFLM4360A-250

 

Key Features • Ideal for giant-scale airplanes requiring up to 6000 watts of input power • High-torque alternative to inrunner brushless motors • Designed in collaboration with World Aerobatic Champion Quique Somenzini • Equivalent to a 50cc–60cc gas engine • For high-power airplanes weighing 15 to 25 pounds (6.8 to 11.0 kilograms) • External rotor design for better cooling • Includes 4-bolt propeller mount, 12mm prop shaft center-tapped with 10–32 threads • High-quality construction with ball bearings and hardened 10mm steel shaft • Includes X-mount and 6.5mm gold bullet connectors • Slotted 14-pole outrunner design • Requires 160A–200A HV brushless ESC

Overview

Peace of mind is priceless and modelers who value it most choose E-flite® brushless motors. Just ask anyone who’s flown with them. E-flite brushless motors consistently provide the kind of power and reliability that transform a modeling experience—no matter what you’re flying. Whether you’re a sport modeler or scale master, E-flite has the brushless power system to truly realize your plane’s full potential.

The E-flite Power 360 brushless electric motor is designed to deliver clean and quiet power equivalent to or surpassing the power of a 360-size 2-stroke glow engine for sport and scale airplanes weighing 15 to 40 pounds (6.8 to 11.0 kg), 3D airplanes up to 25 pounds (8.28 kg), or models requiring up to 6000 watts of power.

Product Specifications

Type: Brushless Outrunner Size: Power 360 Wire Gauge: 13 AWG # of Turns/Windings: 8mm bullet Recommended Prop Range: 24 x 10 to 25 x 12 Voltage: 44.4V RPM/Volt (Kv): 180Kv Resistance (Ri): 0.0019O Idle Current (Io): 6.1A @ 40.0V Continuous Current: 130A Maximum Burst Current: 150A Cells: 12S LiPo Speed Control: 160A+ Brushless Weight: 44 oz (1240 g) Overall Diameter: 3.45 in (90mm) Shaft Diameter: 0.39 in (10mm) Shaft Length: 1.25 in (32mm) Overall Length: 5.15 in (130mm)

Eflite Power 180 Outrunner

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Jun 142013
 

Power 180 Brushless Outrunner Motor, 195Kv

A new brushless motor in the popular 30cc petrol class, to meet the demand of 3D, aerobatic and scale aircraft in this size. Designed to run on 10 cell lipo, it can produce around 3000 watts of power and turn a 22×11 inch prop with ease. It would also be great option for F3A aircraft as it’s light weight and has a relatively low current draw.

EFLM4180A-250

Key Features • Perfect for 150- to 180-size (30cc) sport, scale and 3D airplanes requiring up to 3000 watts of input power • For high-power airplanes weighing 13 to 21 pounds (5.9 to 9.5 kilograms) • Designed in collaboration with World Aerobatic Champion Quique Somenzini • High-torque alternative to inrunner brushless motors • External rotor design for better cooling • High-quality construction with ball bearings and hardened 10mm steel shaft • Includes X-mount, prop nut, prop washer and 6.5mm gold bullet connectors • Slotted 14-pole outrunner design • Requires 80A–100A HV brushless ESC

Overview

The E-flite® Power 180 brushless electric motor is designed to deliver clean and quiet power equivalent to or surpassing the power of a 180-size 2-stroke glow engine for sport and scale airplanes weighing 13 to 21 pounds (5.9 to 9.5 kg), 3D airplanes up to 15 pounds (6.8 kg), or models requiring up to 3000 watts of power.

Peace of mind is priceless, and modelers who value it most choose E-flite brushless motors. Just ask anyone who’s flown with them. E-flite brushless motors consistently provide the kind of power and reliability that transform a modeling experience—no matter what you’re flying. Whether you’re a sport modeler or scale master, E-flite has the brushless power system to truly realize your plane’s full potential.

Product Specifications

Type: Brushless Outrunner Size: Power 180 Wire Gauge: 13 AWG Recommended Prop Range: 20 x 12 to 22 x 11 Voltage: 42.5V RPM/Volt (Kv): 195Kv Resistance (Ri): 0.042O Idle Current (Io): 1.5A @ 30.0V Continuous Current: 65A Maximum Burst Current: 80A Cells: 10S LiPo Speed Control: 80–100A Brushless Weight: 22.6 oz (642 g) Overall Diameter: 2.50 in (63.5mm) Shaft Diameter: 0.30 in (7.8mm) Shaft Length: 0.45 in (11.5mm) Overall Length: 3.22 in (82mm)

SAFE™ Technology

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Jun 142013
 

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SAFE is a new technology designed for new comers to the hobby. It’s is designed to easily and safely guide pilots through the earlier stages of learning to fly, right through to advanced flying.

At this stage it is offered in two aircraft, the E-flite Apprentice s 15e trainer and the Nano Qx quad from blade. The technology is revolutionary and takes AS3X to a new level of performance to help the beginner and enhance the more experienced pilot’s flying.

Here is SAFE’s own web site, http://www.flysaferc.com/

Video explaining SAFE. More are available on their webpage.

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Some info and terms taken from SAFE webpage.

Airplane; An engine-driven, fixed-wing aircraft heavier than air that is supported in flight by the dynamic reaction of air against its wings.

Ailerons; Found on the trailing edge of each wing, they work in opposite directions to bank (roll) the airplane about the longitudinal axis. To roll right, the right aileron is raised and the left aileron lowers.

ARF; An “Almost Ready to Fly” model is almost completely built and requires some assembly to complete when compared to a traditional kit that’s just basically raw materials. AS3X® technologyThe AS3X system for airplanes is an exclusive electronic and setup enhancement that combines multi-axis sensors and state-of-the-art software that helps make flight smoother and more stable. It is available in some RTF aircraft or as an add-on component a modeler can choose to improve the flight characteristics of their airplane.

Axis; The axes of an aircraft are three imaginary lines that pass through an aircraft’s center of gravity. The axes can be considered as imaginary axles around which the aircraft rotates. The three axes pass through the center of gravity at 90° angles to each other. The axis that extends nose through tail is called the longitudinal axis, and rotation about this axis is called roll. The axis that extends wingtip through wingtip is called the lateral axis, and rotation about this axis is called pitch. The axis that passes vertically is called the vertical axis, and rotation about this axis is called yaw.

Bank; A term used to describe the tilt of an aircraft longitudinally (roll) that occurs while turning. An angle of bank determines the rate of turn as well as the stability of the aircraft in that turn.

BNF; Bind-N-Fly® model aircraft, exclusive to Horizon Hobby, are almost ready to fly aircraft with the engine/motor system, DSM2/DSMX compatible receiver and servos preinstalled, but do not include the transmitter. They require minimal assembly to be flight ready, and when electric powered, also include the necessary flight battery.

Buddy Box; The setup of two transmitters, linked by cable, for the purpose of RC flight instruction. The instructor holds the primary transmitter and has authority to transfer control to the secondary transmitter in the hands of the student (buddy) or resume control instantly.

Center of Gravity (CG); The point at which an airplane would balance if it were possible to suspend it at that point. It is the mass center of the airplane, or the theoretical point at which the entire weight of the airplane is assumed to be concentrated. The location depends on the distribution of weight in the airplane.

Control Surfaces; These are the moving portions of the wing, stabilizer and fin of an aircraft that are named aileron, elevator, and rudder controls respectively. These primary controls allow the pilot to roll (aileron), pitch (elevator) and yaw (rudder) the aircraft. Secondary controls include flaps and spoilers.

Drag; The net aerodynamic force parallel to the relative wind, usually the sum of two components: induced drag and parasitic drag.

DSM2® & DSMX®; Forms of 2.4GHz spread spectrum radio control language (protocols) that are proprietary to Spektrum™ aircraft transmitters and receivers.

Dual Rates; A two or three-position switch on the transmitter which can be set to select different control throws for flight controls. They are used so that the pilot can increase or decrease the maneuverability of the aircraft in flight.

ESC; An “Electronic Speed Control” is a device connected between the electric motor, flight battery and receiver of an aircraft, which is used to convert the throttle commands from your transmitter into a motor speed rate.

Elevator; The horizontal, movable primary control surface in the tail section, or empennage, of an airplane. The elevator is hinged to the trailing edge of the fixed horizontal stabilizer and is the primary control for pointing the nose up or down about the lateral axis.

Fin; The vertical surface of the tail that gives the airplane stability while in flight. The yaw control surface connected to it is called the rudder.

Flaps; Hinged portion of the trailing edge between the ailerons and fuselage. In some aircraft, ailerons and flaps are interconnected to produce full-span “flaperons”. In either case, flaps change the lift and drag on the wing.

Flare; The point during landing in which the pilot reduces airspeed while raising the nose of the airplane with up elevator which further slows the descent of the aircraft and makes the touchdown as smooth as possible.

Flight Envelope; Ranges of maneuverability where limits of roll, pitch and yaw attitude are set in order to protect the stability of an aircraft.

Fuselage; The main section of the airplane that connects the wings, nose and tail section together.

Gimbal (or Stick); The device that allows the user to input desired control movements into the transmitter.

Helicopter (rotorcraft); An aircraft that derives its lift from blades that rotate about an approximately vertical central axis.

High Wing; This term describes an airplane that has its wing mounted on the top of the fuselage.

Landing Gear; The wheel assembly an aircraft uses to land and maneuver on the ground

Lift; A component of the total aerodynamic force on an airfoil and acts perpendicular to the relative wind.

Multiple modes (flight modes); A switch selectable option on the aircraft transmitter that allows an RC pilot to change a variable amount of options at once, such as maneuverability and control feel.

Multicopter; A rotorcraft with more than two rotors. Multirotors often use fixed-pitch blades, whose rotor pitch does not vary as the blades rotate; control of vehicle motion is achieved by varying the relative speed of each rotor to change the thrust and torque produced by each.

Pitch; Motion of the aircraft about the lateral axis where the nose of the aircraft points up or down conventionally by moving the elevator on the tail.

Proportional; The ability to incrementally adjust aircraft control positions and input.

RTF; A “Ready-to-Fly” RC aircraft is sold with its electronics and power system pre-installed and can be assembled in a short amount of time. It also includes the required transmitter, plus the flight battery and charger if the model is electric.

Receiver; The receiver unit in the airplane receives the signals from your transmitter and passes your instructions along to the electronic devices connected to the controls.

Relative Airflow (also Relative Wind); Direction of the airflow produced by an object moving through the air. The relative wind for an airplane in flight flows in a direction parallel with and opposite to the direction of flight; therefore, the actual flight path of the airplane determines the direction of the relative wind.

Rotor; An assembly of rotating airfoils, as that of a helicopter mounted horizontally to add lift, and on its tail mounted vertically to add rotational stability.

Rudder; The movable primary control surface mounted on the trailing edge of the vertical fin of an airplane. Movement of the rudder rotates the airplane about its vertical axis.

SAFE™ Technology; SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology is a revolutionary electronic flight envelope protection system. It also offers smoother flight capability that battles windy conditions for you and multiple modes so you can fly with the level of protection and assistance that suits any given moment of the flight.

Sensor; An electronic device that responds to a physical stimulus and transmits a resulting impulse that can help identify condition status.

Servo; A servo transforms your command delivered by the transmitter to the receiver into physical movement of a control surface on the aircraft.

Solo; Flying your aircraft unaided by an instructor.

Spatial awareness; The ability to be aware of oneself in space. Aircraft with SAFE technology use this awareness to help the RC pilot maintain control within a specific flight envelope.

Spektrum; A dedicated RC brand specializing in the development, refinement, testing and production of 2.4GHz spread spectrum systems including 2-way data (telemetry) transfer. Their current aircraft frequency protocol titles are DSM2 and DSMX.

Spinner; Cone that covers the propeller hub for appearance and/or streamlining purposes.

Stability; The inherent quality of an airplane to correct for conditions that may disturb its equilibrium, and to return or to continue on the original flightpath. It is primarily an airplane design characteristic.

Stabilizer; A fixed horizontal or vertical surface on the tail that gives the airplane stability while in flight. The horizontal surface is often referred to as the “stab” and the vertical stabilizer is popularly called the “fin”.

Stall; A rapid decrease in lift caused by the separation of airflow from the wing’s surface, brought on by exceeding the critical angle of attack. A stall can occur at any pitch attitude or airspeed.

Throttle; A control of the engine or electric motor that increases or decreases the speed of propulsion system and the amount of thrust produced.ThrustThe forward aerodynamic force produced by a propeller, fan, or turbojet engine as it forces a mass of air to the rear, behind the aircraft.

Torque;

(1) A resistance to turning or twisting.

(2) Forces that produce a twisting or rotating motion.

(3) In an airplane, the tendency of the aircraft to turn (roll) in the opposite direction of rotation of the engine and propeller.

(4) In helicopters with a single, main rotor system, the tendency of the helicopter to turn in the opposite direction of the main rotor rotation.

Transmitter; This is the hand-held part of the radio system that transmits radio signals to the receiver in the aircraft.

Wings; Airfoils attached to each side of the fuselage and are the main lifting surfaces that support the airplane in flight.

Wing Area; The total surface of the wing (measured in square inch and square decimeters for model aircraft), which includes control surfaces and may include wing area covered by the fuselage (main body of the airplane), and engine nacelles.

Wing Chord; The chord of an airplane wing is the straight line distance from the leading edge of a wing to the trailing edge at a given point along its span.

Wing Span; The maximum distance from wingtip to wingtip.

Yaw; Rotation about the vertical axis, controlled by the rudder of an airplane. Moving the rudder left yaws the nose of the aircraft left, and vice versa.

E-flite Apprentice S 15e SAFE

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Jun 142013
 

Apprentice S 15e RTF

Overview

The E-flite® Apprentice® S 15e RTF airplane is the most intelligent RC airplane ever offered by Horizon Hobby. At its heart is groundbreaking SAFE™ (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology that makes RC flight incredibly easy, even for the least experienced user. Its combination of spatial awareness provides flight envelope protection which adds a degree of security never before available, while its smooth flight capability battles windy conditions so that all you feel is control that’s crisp and responsive. Multiple levels of flight envelope protection are provided that can be reduced or removed as your skills progress, yet the “panic” feature is always there to instantly return the model to level flight if you ever lose orientation. Requiring just minutes to assemble, you’ll appreciate how its quiet brushless power system delivers outstanding performance with long, enjoyable flights. Plus it’s built to last from lightweight Z-Foam™ material that’s tough enough to handle everyday flying punishment without getting bent out of shape. After you’ve mastered the basics of flight, the Apprentice S is capable of performing a complement of aerobatic maneuvers such as loops, rolls, and even inverted flight. You can also turn the Apprentice S into a great floatplane by simply adding the specially designed E-flite Apprentice S Floats (EFLA550)—sold separately.

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 59.0 in (1500mm) Overall Length: 42.5 in (1080mm) Wing Area: 515 sq. in. (33.2 sq. dm.) Flying Weight: 49.0 oz (1390 g) Motor Size: 15-size brushless outrunner Radio: Spektrum DX5e transmitter (included) CG (center of gravity): 3-1/8 in (79.0mm) back from the leading edge of wing Prop Size: 11 x 8 Speed Control : 30-amp brushless (installed) Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 3200mAh LiPo (included) Flaps: No Retracts: No Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 0.71 in (18mm); High: 0.91 in (23mm) Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 0.71 in (18mm); High: 0.91 in (23mm) Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 1.10 in (28mm); High: 1.35 in (35mm) Charger: 2–3S LiPo balancing charger, 0.5–3.0A (included) Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Experience Level: Beginner Recommended Environment: Outdoor Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour Is Assembly Required: Yes

Nothing! Everything you need to get flying is included in the box.

 

E-flite J-3 Cub 450

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Jun 142013
 

J-3 Cub 450

Overview

The E-flite® J-3 Cub 450 ARF airplane is the perfect scale model for small-field flying or making a quick flight at the local park as satisfying as possible. No other airplane has touched more pilots or better demonstrated that flight itself is an unequivocal expression of freedom than the J-3 Cub. Its practical design not only made it versatile, but more importantly, it made it a pure joy to fly. E-flite captures the Cub spirit in a lightweight all-wood structure that authentically replicates the character and distinctive outline of what the designer envisioned as the airplane for everyone. From the richness of its traditional construction, to the authentic sheen of its UltraCote® finish and balloon-shape wheels, the E-flite J-3 Cub 450 ARF delivers a great-looking scale model the casual flier to expert scale critic will appreciate. The recommended E-flite power system was designed around popular and economical 3S Li-Po batteries to provide long, lazy flights or one wheel touch and go’s.

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 51.0 in (1300mm) Overall Length: 32.9 in (835mm) Wing Area: 374 sq in (24.1 sq dm) Flying Weight: 33.2-35.5 oz (940-1005 g) Motor Size: Park 450-480 brushless outrunner Radio: 4+ channel radio system Servos: (4) digital sub-micro servos Trim Scheme Colors: UltraCote Cub Yellow (U884), Black (U874) CG (center of gravity): 1-3/8 to 1-3/4 in (35-45mm) back from the leading edge of wing Prop Size: 10 x 7 – 12 x 6 Speed Control : 30-amp brushless Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 1800-2200mAh LiPo Flaps: No Retracts: No Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 7/16 in (11mm) up, 5/16 in (9mm) down; High: 9/16 in (14mm) up, 1/2 in (12mm) down Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 5/8 in (15mm) up/down; High: 3/4 in (20mm) up/down Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 5/8 in (15mm) right/left; High: 3/4 in (20mm) right/left Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Experience Level: Intermediate Recommended Environment: Outdoor Assembly Time: 3-5 Hours Is Assembly Required: Yes

– 4+ channel transmitter and receiver radio system – Motor – Speed controller – Flight battery – (4) sub-micro servos – Propeller – Charger for flight battery

E-flite L-13 Blanik 4.2m Sailplane

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Jun 142013
 

L-13 Blanik 4.2 m ARF

Overview

Horizon Hobby is proud to add the 1/4-scale L-13 Blanik 4.2m to its family of E-flite® sailplanes. This 1/4-scale replica of this internationally recognized sailplane comes with plenty of scale details including a hinged canopy and an authentic Red Bull trim scheme. In addition, the balsa-sheeted foam wings not only provide strength, but also provide a more accurate representation of the full-scale airfoil. The fiberglass construction provides strength and rigidity to the fuselage, while features such as flaps and a spacious cockpit area for radio equipment make this plane easy to operate and maintain, and optional electric spoilers can be added. This great flying plane is ideal for sailplane and aerotow pilots as well as slope soarers.

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 165 in (420 cm) Overall Length: 85.5 in (220 cm) Wing Area: 2030 sq. in. (131 sq. dm.) Flying Weight: 22 lb (10 kg) Radio: 5-channel minimum radio system required Servos: (6) standard high-torque servos, (2) mini servos required Trim Scheme Colors: UltraCote® Silver (U881) CG (center of gravity): 2.25 in (57.2mm) back from the leading edge Wing Loading: 19.2 oz/sq ft (58.6 g/sq dm) Recommended Battery: 6.0V 3000-4500mAh receiver pack Flaps: Yes Retracts: No Control Throw (Ailerons): 25° up/down, 35% expo Control Throw (Elevator): 15° up/down, 30% expo Control Throw (Rudder): 30° right/left, 25% expo Control Throw (Flaps): 15° takeoff; 25° landing Scale: 1/4 Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Experience Level: Intermediate Recommended Environment: Outdoor Assembly Time: 15-20 Hours Is Assembly Required: Yes

– A 5+ channel transmitter and receiver radio system – (6) standard high-torque servos and (2) mini servos – Receiver pack – Charger for receiver pack

E-flite Inverza 280

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Jun 142013
 

Inverza 280 BNF Basic

Overview

The E-flite® Inverza™ 280 BNF Basic is a collaborative original design by RC aerobatic world champion Quique Somenzini, full-scale aerobatic aircraft craftsman Kevin Kimball and aviation artist Mirco Pecorari. Never before has an aerobatic aircraft been developed with a more dynamic team effort. Its unique blend of performance, grace and potency offers exceptional aerobatic performance for 3D, precision or scale flight, sized for you to enjoy at a convenient park or small field. Everything about its design, from its fit and finish to its original outline, reflects exceptional attention to the needs of performance minded pilots. As soon as you open the box, its design clearly reflects what experience has been missing from the world of aerobatics.

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 26.0 in (660mm) Overall Length: 26.0 in (660mm) Wing Area: 162.0 sq. in. (10.41 sq. dm.) Flying Weight: 8.3 oz (235 g) Motor Size: 280-size brushless outrunner (installed) Radio: 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX transmitter Servos: (4) 3.5 g digital servos (installed) Wing Loading: 7.7 oz/sq ft (23.5 g/sq dm) Prop Size: 6.8 x 3.5 Spinner Size: 1.18 in (30mm) Speed Control : 10-amp brushless (installed) Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 450mAh LiPo Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 12mm up/down, 30% expo; High: 25mm up/down, 40% expo Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 7mm up/down, 20% expo; High: 35mm up/down, 60% expo Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 8mm right/left, 20% expo; High: 20mm right/left, 35% expo Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years Experience Level: Intermediate Recommended Environment: Indoor/Outdoor Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour Is Assembly Required: Yes CG (center of gravity): 77mm ahead of the trailing edge at wing tip Trim Scheme Colors: Purple, yellow Detailed Information Read more on the collaborative creation history of the Inverza in the Hotrods of the Sky Gazette featured on the Jim Kimball Enterprises INC. website by Clicking Here.

– Full-range 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX aircraft transmitter with adjustable dual rates and expo – 11.1V 3S 450mAh LiPo flight battery – Charger for flight battery

E-flite UMX Yak54 180QQ

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Jun 142013
 

UMX Yak 54 180 BNF

Key Features • AS3X® System for outstanding precision and 3D aerobatics • Lightweight, hollow-core, carbon fiber reinforced construction • Spektrum™ AS6410NBL DSMX® 6Ch AS3X Receiver w/BL ESC • Powerful yet efficient 180BL, 3000Kv brushless motor • Fully assembled and factory painted with a vibrant paint scheme • Built-in side force generators offer enhanced 3D performance • Four-channel control with steerable tail wheel • High-discharge 2S 150mAh 45C Li-Po battery meets 3D power demands • Performance, linear long-throw servos helps deliver crisp response

Overview

The E-flite® UMX™ Yak 54 180 ultra micro airplane offers a bold new level of aerobatic performance. No other aerobatic design meets the challenge and demands of both precision and 3D versatility like the Yak 54 can. Recognized early on by Quique Somenzini, his Yak 54 concept ushered in a new era of RC aerobatic prowess. The UMX Yak 54 180 offers incredible speed and thrust from its E-flite 180-class brushless power system. But what makes this go-anywhere 3D thoroughbred truly special is its incredible AS3X® System that delivers remarkable control agility so you can perform aerobatics smoothly and have the control authority to pop sharply into 3D maneuvers with the stability of a giant-scale aerobat. And despite its size, AS3X stability also helps you fly in moderate winds without seeing so much as a bobble, plus you’ll be able to perform high-alpha flight maneuvers that feel locked-in more easily. Additionally, you get all these features without having to spend a lot of time programming – no special mixing is required. Just charge and connect the included Li-Po battery, bind to a full-range DSM2®/DSMX® airplane transmitter, and the UMX Yak 54 180 will instantly offer you an incredible ultra micro RC flight experience.

Product Specifications

Wingspan: 17.8 in (452mm)

Overall Length: 16.1 in (410mm)

Wing Area: 78.7 sq. in. (508 sq. cm.)

Flying Weight: 2.5 oz (70 g)

Motor Size: 180-size brushless outrunner (installed)

Radio: 4+ channel DSM2/DSMX transmitter with programmable dual rates and exponential (required)

Servos: (4) 2.3-gram performance linear long-throw servos (installed)

Trim Scheme Colors: Blue, red, white

CG (center of gravity): 1.97 in (50mm) back from the leading edge of wing at wing root

Prop Size: 5.75 x 2.5

Recommended Battery: 7.4V 2S 150mAh 45C LiPo (included)

Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 70% up/down, 15% expo; High: 100% up/down, 25% expo

Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 70% up/down, 25% expo; High: 100% up/down, 30% expo

Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 25% right/left, 10% expo; High: 100% right/left, 15% expo

Approx. Flying Duration: 4 minutes

Charger: 2S DC Li-Po balancing charger (included)

Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years

Experience Level: Intermediate

Recommended Environment: Indoor/Outdoor

Is Assembly Required: No