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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 maker of aircraft built for farming, firefighting and other utility applications. Air Tractor aircraft can be discovered hard at work over fields and forests in more than 30 countries all over the world. The AT-500 series of ag aircrafts first flew in the U.S. on April 25th, 1986. Ever since, it has become one of the world's most popular families of basic aviation, single-turboprop driven aircraft utilized for crop dusting, 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 an excellent scale look you'll be happy to show off 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 easy to fly making it a perfect choice for your first — or next — scale or low-wing airplane.


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

Easy to take off, fly and land, making it an ideal choice for a first scale or low-wing design

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

High-power THREE and 4S suitable 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 main 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 unmatched stability and locked-in feel of exclusive AS3X® technology

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

Optional EDO-style floats 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 completed in a scale, high-visibility trim scheme

Lightweight yet long lasting composite-reinforced EPO building

Quick 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 utility aircrafts have actually made a reputation for friendly handling, extraordinary abilities and unmatched adaptability. Those qualities carry over to this E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m scale replica to make it an ideal scale low-wing design for intermediate to experienced 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 performance with THREE 2200-3200mAh LiPo batteries, or you can set up a 4S battery for more power and endless vertical without the need for any adjustments or upgrades. Functional slotted flaps enhance slow speed handling while likewise offering Brief Remove and Landing (STOL) abilities. Robust landing gear and wheels with oversized tires permit the Air Tractor to fly from paved, lawn, dirt, gravel or other surface areas at any suitably-sized park or RC flying field. Include large ponds or small lakes to your possible flying websites by setting up optional floats (EFL5261, sold separately) — or connect the optional scale-like skis (EFLA970, likewise sold separately) to take off from and land on snow. The factory-applied paint and decal surface supplies excellent 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 wide variety of pilots will take pleasure in, even if it's your first scale or low-wing model.

Needed to Total

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

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

Compatible LiPo battery charger

What's in package?

(1) E-flite® Air Tractor 1.5m with:

(1) 50A Brushless ESC (set up)

(1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (set up)

(4) Micro Metal-Geared Servos (set up)

(2) Micro Servos (set up)

(1) Spektrum™ AR637TA 6-Channel Receiver (set up)

(1) Item Handbook


Flight Talk


Versatile Gear Options

Versatile Gear Options
Thick lawn, gravel paths, dirt routes; you can fly from these and numerous other surface areas that are difficult for a lot of designs of this size to deal with. The robust landing gear is equipped with wheels and oversized tires that soak up the bumps of rough surface areas and supply excellent prop clearance. The optional float set (EFL5261, sold separately) includes dual 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 wet lawn.

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 provide an abundance of thrust with a 3S 2200-3200mAh LiPo battery, or more power and endless vertical performance with a 4S battery without the need for any adjustments or upgrades.

Very Long lasting

Very Durable
Composite-reinforced, hollow-core building with EPO material provides a lightweight yet long lasting airframe. Plus the Air Tractor is equipped with long lasting and reliable metal-geared servos on all the main control surface areas.

LED Lights

LED Lights
The Air Tractor includes 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 few parts that require to be assembled quickly bolt or snap into location, 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 transport and storage as practical as possible.

Scale Trim Scheme

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

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage
Already own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make entering the air rapidly and with the very best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of the box with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver set up so all you require to do is bind the receiver to a suitable transmitter, end up any last assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic design is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver featuring AS3X (Artificial Stabilization–3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the results of wind and turbulence. The result is a heightened sense of stability and accuracy that makes you seem like you're flying a much bigger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your first design of its type, or you desire an extra margin of security while familiarizing yourself with the plane, you can allow the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No shows is needed. Just change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select allowed, you get:

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

Automatic Self-Leveling
The plane instantly goes back to and holds level flight when the sticks are launched and in the center position. It's likewise handy for keeping the wings level during takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Change Project—No Shows Required
The easy treatment for appointing a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off doesn't require any shows and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you do not wish to allow the SAFE Select functions, simply bind the receiver generally and it will operate 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

Battery charger: Sold separately

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 separately)

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 (Artificial Stabilization-3-aXis)

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

Servos: Four micro metal gear, two 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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