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E-Flite F-18 Blue Angels 80mm EDF (E-Flite EFL13950 | EFL13950)
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Model: E-Flite EFL13950
Dist. #: EFL13950   SKU: EFL13950

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F-18 Blue Angels 80mm EDF...


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Introduction
Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and Northrop, the F/A-18 has served the U.S. Navy Blue Angels because 1986 — longer than any other airplane zipped the famous flight demonstration group. F/A-18s zipped heaven Angels are nearly the like those utilized by the Navy and Marine Corps as both fighters and attack platforms. The weapons are removed, a smoke-oil tank is installed, and the control stick spring system is adapted to use more accurate control. The E-flite® F-18 Blue Angels 80mm EDF supplies an extraordinary flying experience highlighted by an abundance of Additional Scale information and functional features including LED lights, full-flying stabs, functional flaps and more, while also being factory-finished to pay tribute to the renowned demonstration team.





Features

The best handling high-performance F-18 EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) jet design yet

Scale reproduction of the renowned airplane zipped the U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration group

Factory-applied trim plan with decal sheet to use the number designation of your choice

Additional Scale information including removable ordnance and tanks, painted landing equipment, molded-in panel lines and more

Functional Additional Scale features including LED lights, full-flying stabs, flaps, primary and nose equipment doors

V2 12-blade 80mm fan delivers excellent top speed and vertical efficiency plus turbine-like sound

Factory-installed, high-power 6S-compatible brushless inrunner motor and 100-amp ESC

Fits a vast array of SIX batteries from 4000-7000mAh to provide class-leading flight times

Ten factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages

Spektrum™ AR636 6-channel receiver with industry-leading 2.4GHz DSMX® technology

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

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

Electric pulls back with scale painted shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts

No glue needed for assembly and can be all set to fly in less time than it requires to charge a battery

Two-piece wing that bolts into location and a magnetically secured nose cone

Convenient top hatch with clear canopy, cockpit detail and a pilot figure

Extremely long lasting, fully molded EPO airframe





Overview
The E-flite® F-18 Blue Angels 80mm EDF has the size, scale information, functional features and efficiency to provide an unrivaled flying experience. An abundance of Additional Scale information, including molded-in panel lines and hatches, removable ordnance and drop tanks, a pilot figure and more, take the reasonable look to another level. Functional Additional Scale features include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and functional flaps, plus pulls back and sequenced equipment doors. It's also equipped with the most scale-like landing equipment of any F-18 EDF design yet, and the shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts are painted white for a lot more authenticity. There are ten factory-installed metal-geared servos in both versions, and you can install the suitable receiver and an 80mm EDF power system — from another similar class design or using other suitable components — of your choice in the ARF Plus version. Or, the BNF Basic version comes factory-equipped with a Spektrum™ receiver that includes unique AS3X® and optional-use SAFE® Select innovations, along with a V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100A ESC to provide fantastic efficiency with SIX 4000–7000mAh LiPo batteries. This power system also supplies better efficiency and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems utilized in bigger designs — plus it uses a turbine-like sound! Constructed of long lasting, fully-molded EPO product, no glue is needed for assembly and it can be all set to fly in less time than other similar class designs.





 




Exclusive Technologies

Exclusive Technologies
This is the first high-performance F-18 Blue Angels design equipped with unique Spektrum™ AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations. AS3X works behind the scenes to ravel the effects of wind and turbulence to provide a locked-in feel that makes it appear like you're flying a much bigger airplane. Optional-use SAFE Select uses pitch and bank angle limits along with automatic self-leveling that can be switched on and off at the flip of a switch, making this a simpler to fly F-18 Blue Angels design than there's ever been prior to! And if you don't wish to make it possible for the SAFE Select features, merely bind the receiver usually and just AS3X will be active.
 

High-Performance EDF

High-Performance EDF
The V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100-amp ESC integrate with your SIX 4000–7000mAh 30+C LiPo battery to provide fantastic vertical efficiency and a great speed variety with essentially immediate throttle action. This power system also delivers better efficiency and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems utilized in bigger designs. However what makes the experience truly gratifying is the fantastic sound it produces — it's almost like a real turbine.
 





Additional Scale Particulars

Extra Scale Details
The F-18 Blue Angels 80mm EDF features a precise outline and an abundance of Additional Scale information including molded-in panel lines and hatches, painted landing equipment, removable ordnance and drop tanks – more information than you normally discover on similar class and smaller sized designs.
 

Functional Additional Scale Features

Functional Extra Scale Features
Factory-installed LED lights, full-flying stabs, functional flaps and control surface areas with pocket hinges – even primary equipment and sequenced nose equipment doors – are functional Additional Scale features that take your experience to another level.
 





Capable Equipment

Capable Gear
The steerable nose equipment with double wheels and the rotating primary equipment feature dependable, factory-installed electrical retracts equipped with long lasting metal components including Additional Scale painted trailing-link, shock-absorbing struts. It's the most scale-like landing equipment installed on an F-18 EDF design yet!
 

Long lasting Accuracy

Durable Precision
Construction with fully molded EPO product makes it possible to replicate intricate detail and shapes in a light-weight yet long lasting type. The result is an exceptional scale look that's simple to keep and delivers the best possible flight experience. The factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages provide crisp and accurate control at every speed.
 





Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly
No glue is needed for assembly and you can have the F-18 all set to fly in less time than it requires to charge a battery! The stabs plus the two-piece wing bolt into location and can quickly be removed for convenient storage and transport.
 

Iconic Trim Plan

Iconic Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal finish pays tribute to the renowned U.S. Navy Blue Angels demonstration group. A decal sheet is also consisted of so you can use the number designation of your choice.
 





SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage
Currently own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) airplane make getting into the air rapidly and with the best control experience possible simpler than ever. They come out of package with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, complete 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 ravel the effects of wind and turbulence. The result is an increased sense of stability and accuracy that makes you feel 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 acquainting yourself with the airplane, you can make it possible for the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No shows is needed. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select made it possible for, you get:

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

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

Easy Change Project—No Complex Shows Required
The easy treatment for designating a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't need any intricate 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 usually and it will work like a standard AS3X receiver.

 




Specs

Airfoil Shape: Balanced

Approximate Assembly Time: Less than one hour

Approximate Flight Time: 3 - 5 minutes

Battery: Sold Separately

CG (Center Of Mass): 2.75 - 3.07" (70 -78mm) from leading edge of the wing where it fulfills the fuselage

Charger: Sold Separately

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Fan Size: 80mm EDF

Flaps: Yes

Landing Equipment: 100 degree rotating electrical retracts

Material: EPO

Minimum Required Radio: 6-channel

Minimum Speed Control: 100A consisted of

Motor Size: 3270-2000Kv

Power Type: Electric

Product Length: 53.1" (1349 mm)

Product Weight: 6.6 – 7.5pound (2.99 - 3.4kg)

Radio: Sold Separately

Receiver: Consisted of

Recommended Motor Battery: 6S 4000 - 7000mAh 30C+ LiPo w/EC5 or IC5 connector

Withdraws: Consisted of

Servos: Consisted of

Ability Level: Level 3

Speed Control: Consisted Of

Innovation : AS3X and SAFE

Transmitter Variety: Full

Trim Plan Colors: Blue Angels

Under 250g FAA Weight Limit: No

Wingspan: 38.6" (980 mm)
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