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Model: E-Flite EFL3180
Dist. #: EFL3180   SKU: EFL3180

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Apprentice S 15e BNF with SAFE...


SAFE™ innovation offers spatial awareness and flight envelope protectionThe perfect novice’s choice when learning to fly with an instructorQuick, easy assemblyLightweight and resilient Z-Foam™ constructionPowerful 15-size, 840Kv brushless outrunner motor installedE-flite® 30A Pro Switch-Mode BEC Brushless ESC installedLarge, easy-access battery compartmentWide-stance tricycle landing gearNose wheel steering for much better ground handlingPowerful 3S 3200mAh 20C Li-Po battery includedLi-Po balancing DC charger includedOptional E-flite Apprentice® S Drifts (EFLA550), readily available


The E-flite® Apprentice® S 15e aircraft is a remarkable fitness instructor that’s a blast to fly. At its heart is groundbreaking SAFE™ (Sensing unit Helped Flight Envelope) innovation that makes RC flight incredibly easy, even for the least knowledgeable user. Its combination of spatial awareness offers flight envelope defense which includes a degree of security never prior to readily available, while its smooth flight ability fights windy conditions so that all you feel is control that’s crisp and responsive. Several levels of flight envelope defense are supplied that can be minimized or gotten rid of as your skills progress, yet the "panic" feature is always there to instantly return the design to level flight if you ever lose orientation.

Requiring simply minutes to assemble, you’ll value how its peaceful brushless power system delivers outstanding efficiency and long flights. Plus it’s built to last from light-weight Z-Foam™ product that’s tough enough to deal with daily flying punishment without getting bent out of shape. After you’ve mastered the fundamentals of flight, the Apprentice S 15e can performing a large range of aerobatic maneuvers such as loops, rolls as well as inverted flight. If that’s not homage enough to its versatility, there’s even a specially created E-flite Apprentice S Float Set (sold separately) you can add that turns the Apprentice S 15e into a fantastic floatplane.

All you need to fly the Apprentice S 15e right away is a DSMX suitable transmitter like the Spektrum™ DX6. Besides ease of use, it offers practically endless design memory and voice command/alerts for a level of control and security that match the Apprentice S 15e perfectly.

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Tech Notes

You will need...
5+ channel DSM2- or DSMX-compatible transmitter


Wingspan: 59.0 in (1500mm)
Overall Length: 42.5 in (1080mm)
Wing Area: 525 sq. in. (33.7 sq. dm.)
Flying Weight: 49.0 oz (1390 g)
Motor Size: 15 size brushless (installed)
Radio: 5+ channel radio system
Servos: 4 (included)
Trim Scheme Colors: White Z-foam with red and black decals
CG (center of gravity): 3-1/8 in (79.0mm) back from the leading edge of wing
Wing Loading: 13.4 oz/sq ft
Prop Size: 11 x 8
Speed Control : 30 Amp Brushless ESC (installed)
Recommended Battery: 11.1V 3S 3200mAh LiPo (included)
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); Hight: 1.35 in (35mm)
Charger: 2-3S LiPo balancing charger, 0.5-3.0A (included)
Experience Level: Beginner
Recommended Environment: Outdoor
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Is Assembly Required: Yes

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