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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 Aircraft
Founded in 1978, Texas-based Air Tractor is a leading manufacturer of aircraft built for agricultural, firefighting and other energy applications. Air Tractor aircraft can be found hard at work over fields and forests in more than 30 nations all over the world. The AT-500 series of ag airplanes initially flew in the U.S. on April 25th, 1986. Ever since, it has grown into one of the world's most popular households of general air travel, single-turboprop driven aircraft utilized for crop dusting, firefighting and other applications. Factory-finished in the familiar, high-visibility yellow and blue trim plan with molded-in panel lines, rivets and more, the E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m model provides a superb scale appearance you'll be happy to display all over you go. It's likewise outfitted with practical functions including LED navigation and landing lights, slotted flaps and oversized tires, plus it's capable yet simple to fly making it a perfect option for your first — or next — scale or low-wing airplane.


Scale replica of the agricultural "crop dusting" energy aircraft including molded-in panel lines, rivets and more

Easy to remove, fly and land, making it a perfect option for a very first scale or low-wing model

Brief Take Off and Landing (STOL) plus scale, sport and aerobatic flight abilities

High-power 3S and 4S suitable 50A ESC and outrunner motor with 3-blade prop

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

Durable, 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® innovation

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

The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of unique AS3X® innovation

Robust landing gear with oversized tires for operation from a range of surface areas

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

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

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

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

Light-weight yet resilient composite-reinforced EPO building

Quick and simple bolt-together assembly – no glue required

Easy to install/remove two-piece wing and stab

Capable And Easy To Fly
Air Tractor ag and energy airplanes have earned a credibility for friendly handling, incredible abilities and unmatched versatility. Those qualities carry over to this E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m scale replica to make it a perfect scale low-wing model for intermediate to skilled RC pilots. The specially-tuned motor and 3-blade prop are matched to a 50-amp ESC to provide wonderful scale and sport aerobatic flight performance with 3S 2200-3200mAh LiPo batteries, or you can set up a FOUR battery for more power and unlimited vertical without the requirement for any adjustments or upgrades. Functional slotted flaps improve sluggish speed dealing with while likewise providing Brief Take Off and Landing (STOL) abilities. Robust landing gear and wheels with oversized tires enable the Air Tractor to fly from paved, lawn, dirt, gravel or other surface areas at any suitably-sized park or RC flying field. Add big ponds or small lakes to your possible flying websites by setting up optional drifts (EFL5261, sold separately) — or attach the optional scale-like skis (EFLA970, likewise sold separately) to remove from and land on snow. The factory-applied paint and decal surface supplies excellent visibility together with 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 take pleasure in, even if it's your first scale or low-wing model.

Needed to Complete

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

3S 11.1V or 4S 14.8V 2200–3200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Connector

Suitable LiPo battery 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) Product Handbook


Flight Talk


Versatile Equipment Options

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

High Power

High Power
The factory-installed brushless power system features 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 unlimited vertical performance with a FOUR battery without the requirement for any adjustments or upgrades.

Extremely Durable

Very Durable
Composite-reinforced, hollow-core building with EPO product provides a light-weight yet resilient airframe. Plus the Air Tractor is equipped with resilient and dependable metal-geared servos on all the primary control surface areas.

LED Lights

LED Lights
The Air Tractor comes with 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 required for assembly, and due to the fact that the couple of parts that require to be assembled easily bolt or snap into place, the Air Tractor can be ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge the flight battery. The two-piece wing and stab likewise makes transportation and storage as practical as possible.

Scale Trim Plan

Scale Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal surface provides excellent visibility plus a scale look you'll be happy to display all over you go.

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage
Currently own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make entering the air rapidly and with the best control experience possible much 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 suitable transmitter, finish any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver featuring AS3X (Synthetic Stabilization–3-aXis) innovation that works behind the scenes to smooth out the results of wind and turbulence. The outcome is an increased sense of stability and accuracy that makes you feel like you're flying a much larger, skillfully tuned aircraft.

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an extra margin of safety while acquainting yourself with the airplane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection innovation built into the receiver. No shows is required. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select allowed, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits
These envelope limits keep the airplane from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise avoid excessive climb or dive angles.

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

Easy Change Task—No Shows Required
The basic treatment for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off does not require any shows and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you don't want to enable the SAFE Select functions, simply bind the receiver generally and it will work like a standard AS3X receiver.


E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m


Airfoil Shape: Flat bottom

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

Charger: Offered separately

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

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

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

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

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

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

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

Control Throw (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 enhanced low-speed handling

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

Length: 38.5" (977.9mm)

Minimum Required Radio: 6-ch (sold separately)

Minimum Speed Control: 50A

Motor Size: 10 size brushless outrunner

Propeller Size: 11x7.5 3-blade

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

Recommended Motor Battery: 2200 - 3200mAh 3S - 4S (sold separately)

Servos: Four micro metal gear, two micro

Transmitter Range: Full

Trim Plan 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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