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E-Flite Air Tractor 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE Select (E-Flite EFL16450 | EFL16450)
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Model: E-Flite EFL16450
Dist. #: EFL16450   SKU: EFL16450

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Air Tractor 1.5m BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE Select...

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E-flite Air Tractor 1.5m

The World's Ag Airplane
Established in 1978, Texas-based Air Tractor is a leading producer of airplane built for agricultural, firefighting and other energy applications. Air Tractor airplane can be found hard at work over fields and forests in more than 30 countries around the world. The AT-500 series of ag planes initially flew in the U.S. on April 25th, 1986. Since then, it has actually become one of the world's most popular households of basic air travel, single-turboprop driven airplane used for crop cleaning, firefighting and other applications. Factory-finished in the familiar, high-visibility yellow and blue trim scheme with molded-in panel lines, rivets and more, the E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m design provides a superb scale look you'll be proud to flaunt everywhere you go. It's likewise equipped with functional features consisting of LED navigation and landing lights, slotted flaps and extra-large tires, plus it's capable yet easy to fly making it an ideal choice for your very first — or next — scale or low-wing airplane.


Scale replica of the agricultural "crop cleaning" energy airplane consisting of molded-in panel lines, rivets and more

Easy to remove, fly and land, making it a perfect choice for a first scale or low-wing design

Brief Remove and Landing (STOL) plus scale, sport and aerobatic flight capabilities

High-power THREE and FOUR compatible 50A ESC and outrunner motor with 3-blade prop

Functional slotted flaps for shorter takeoffs/landings and improved slow-speed handling

Long lasting, factory-installed metal-geared servos with adjustable linkages on the primary control surface areas

Spektrum™ AR637TA receiver with full-range telemetry and industry-leading DSMX® technology

Easy to fly with ingenious and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection

The unequaled stability and locked-in feel of unique AS3X® technology

Robust landing gear with extra-large tires for operation from a range of surface areas

Optional EDO-style drifts with steerable rudders (sold independently)

Optional scale-like skis for flying from snow (sold independently)

Functional and factory-installed LED landing, navigation and strobe lights

Factory-painted and ended up in a scale, high-visibility trim scheme

Light-weight yet durable composite-reinforced EPO building and construction

Fast and easy bolt-together assembly – no glue needed

Easy to install/remove two-piece wing and stab

Capable And Easy To Fly
Air Tractor ag and energy planes have made a reputation for friendly handling, incredible capabilities and unequaled flexibility. Those qualities carry over to this E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m scale replica to make it a perfect scale low-wing design for intermediate to skilled RC pilots. The specially-tuned motor and 3-blade prop are matched to a 50-amp ESC to supply great scale and sport aerobatic flight efficiency with THREE 2200-3200mAh LiPo batteries, or you can install a 4S battery for more power and endless vertical without the requirement for any adjustments or upgrades. Functional slotted flaps improve sluggish speed managing while likewise providing Brief Remove and Landing (STOL) capabilities. Robust landing gear and wheels with extra-large tires permit the Air Tractor to fly from paved, turf, dirt, gravel or other surface areas at any suitably-sized park or RC flying field. Include big ponds or ponds to your possible flying websites by installing optional drifts (EFL5261, sold independently) — or attach the optional scale-like skis (EFLA970, likewise sold independently) to remove from and arrive at snow. The factory-applied paint and decal surface supplies outstanding visibility in addition to striking scale looks that are accented by LED navigation, strobe and landing lights. The E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m provides a unique flying experience that a large range of pilots will enjoy, even if it's your very first scale or low-wing model.

Needed to Complete

Full-range 5–6+ channel Spektrum™ DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter

THREE 11.1V or FOUR 14.8V 2200–3200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Connector

Suitable LiPo charger

What's in the Box?

(1) E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m with:

(1) 50A Brushless ESC (installed)

(1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)

(4) Micro Metal-Geared Servos (installed)

(2) Micro Servos (installed)

(1) Spektrum™ AR637TA 6-Channel Receiver (installed)

(1) Item Handbook


Flight Talk


Versatile Gear Options

Versatile Gear Options
Thick turf, gravel paths, dirt routes; you can fly from these and many other surface areas that are impossible for many models of this size to deal with. The robust landing gear is geared up with wheels and extra-large tires that absorb the bumps of rough surface areas and supply outstanding prop clearance. The optional float set (EFL5261, sold independently) includes double water rudders for outstanding steering control when flying from lakes and ponds. And the optional, scale-like ski set (EFLA970, sold independently) makes it possible to fly from snow or damp turf.

High Power

High Power
The factory-installed brushless power system includes a 50-amp ESC plus a specially-tuned motor and 3-blade prop that deliver an abundance of thrust with a 3S 2200-3200mAh LiPo battery, or more power and endless vertical efficiency with a 4S battery without the requirement for any adjustments or upgrades.

Really Long lasting

Very Durable
Composite-reinforced, hollow-core building and construction with EPO product provides a lightweight yet durable airframe. Plus the Air Tractor is geared up with durable and trusted metal-geared servos on all the primary control surface areas.

LED Lights

LED Lights
The Air Tractor features realistic-looking LED landing, navigation and strobe lights that are factory-installed and powered from the flight battery.

Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly
No glue is needed for assembly, and since the couple of parts that require to be assembled quickly bolt or snap into place, the Air Tractor can be all set to fly in less time than it requires to charge the flight battery. The two-piece wing and stab likewise makes transportation and storage as hassle-free as possible.

Scale Trim Scheme

Scale Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal surface provides outstanding visibility plus a scale look you'll be proud to flaunt everywhere you go.

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Benefit
Already own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) airplane make entering into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of package with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed so all you require to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, end up any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic design is geared up with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver featuring AS3X (Synthetic Stabilization–3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence. The outcome is an increased sense of stability and precision that makes you seem like you're flying a much larger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your very first design of its type, or you desire an extra margin of safety while acquainting yourself with the plane, you can make it possible for the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No shows is needed. Simply alter the binding series as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits
These envelope restricts keep the plane from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise avoid extreme climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling
The plane immediately returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are launched and in the center position. It's likewise valuable for keeping the wings level throughout takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Change Task—No Shows Required
The easy procedure for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't require any shows and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you don't wish to make it possible for the SAFE Select features, simply bind the receiver generally and it will function like a standard AS3X receiver.


E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m


Airfoil Forming: Flat bottom

CG (Center Of Mass): 2.5" (65mm) +/- 5mm back from leading edge of wing

Charger: Sold independently

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Control Toss - High (Ailerons): .86" (22mm)

Control Toss - High (Elevator): .4" (10mm)

Control Toss - High (Rudder): .43" (11mm)

Control Toss - Low (Ailerons): .63" (16mm)

Control Toss - Low (Elevator): .27" (7mm)

Control Toss - Low (Rudder): .32" (8mm)

Control Toss (Flaps): .4" (10mm) / .8" (20mm)

Expo (Ailerons): Low Rate 5%, High Rate 15%

Expo (Elevator): Low Rate 5%, High Rate 10%

Expo (Rudder): Low Rate 5%, High Rate 10%

Flaps: Slotted for improved low-speed handling

Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 59 - 62oz (1681 - 1766g)

Length: 38.5" (977.9mm)

Minimum Required Radio: 6-ch (sold independently)

Minimum Speed Control: 50A

Motor Size: 10 size brushless outrunner

Prop Size: 11x7.5 3-blade

Receiver: Spektrum AR637TA 2.4GHz 6-ch DSMX w/AS3X (Synthetic Stabilization-3-aXis)

Recommended Motor Battery: 2200 - 3200mAh THREE - FOUR (sold independently)

Servos: Four micro metal gear, 2 micro

Transmitter Range: Complete

Trim Scheme Colors: Yellow and blue

Wing Area: 472 sq in (30.5 sq dm)

Wing Loading: 18.2sq in (1.17 sq dm)

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