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E-Flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select (E-Flite EFL3950 | EFL3950)
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F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select...


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E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF Bind-N-Fly®





AN REMARKABLE FLYING EXPERIENCE
Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and Northrop, the F/A-18 Hornet is utilized by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as both a fighter and an attack platform. Flying force of several other countries fly the F-18 as well. This replica has actually been imitated the F/A-18D two-seat variant, run mostly by the U.S. Marine Corps in night attack and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) [FAC(A)] roles. The trim and color scheme are drawn from the U.S. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 – the "Bats" – based in Iwakuni, Japan. An all-new style for experienced RC pilots, the E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF offers a remarkable flying experience highlighted by an abundance of Bonus Scale information and practical scale features consisting of factory-installed LED lights, full-flying stabs, operational flaps and more!





Features

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

Scale replica of the renowned aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and other forces

Bonus Scale information consisting of detachable ordnance and tanks, painted landing gear, molded-in panel lines and more

Functional Bonus Scale includes consisting of LED lights, full-flying stabs, flaps, main and nose gear doors

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

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

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

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

Simpler to fly with innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope security

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

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

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

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

Two-piece wing that bolts into place and a magnetically protected nose cone

Hassle-free top hatch with clear canopy, cockpit information and a pilot figure

Factory-applied VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" squadron finish

Very long lasting, totally formed EPO airframe





HIGH-PERFORMANCE, EASY HANDLING HORNET
The E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF includes a brand new style with the size, scale information, practical features and performance to provide an unequaled flying experience. With SIX LiPo power its V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100A ESC provide fantastic performance with essentially rapid throttle action. This power system also offers much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems utilized in bigger models — plus it offers a turbine-like sound! An abundance of Bonus Scale information consisting of molded-in panel lines and hatches, detachable ordnance and drop tanks, a pilot figure and more take the look to another level. Functional Bonus Scale features include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and operational flaps, plus pulls back and sequenced gear doors. It's also geared up with the most scale-like landing gear of any F-18 EDF design yet, and the shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts are painted white for a a lot more sensible look. Constructed of long lasting, fully-molded EPO material, no glue is needed for assembly and it can be prepared to fly in less time than it requires to charge a battery!





Needed to Total

Full-range 6-7+ channel Spektrum™ DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter

SIX 22.2V 4000–7000mAh 30+C LiPo with EC5™ or IC5™ Port

Compatible LiPo charger

What remains in package?

(1) E-flite® F-18 80mm EDF with:

(1) 100A Brushless ESC (installed)

(1) Brushless Inrunner Motor (installed)

(10) Metal-Geared Servos (installed)

(1) Spektrum™ AR636 6-Channel Receiver (installed)





 




Exclusive Technologies

Exclusive Technologies
This is the first high-performance F-18 Hornet design geared up with unique Spektrum™ AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the impacts of wind and turbulence to provide a locked-in feel that makes it look like you're flying a much bigger airplane. Optional-use SAFE Select offers pitch and bank angle limits together with automatic self-leveling that can be switched on and off at the flip of a switch, making this a simpler to fly Hornet than there's ever been before! And if you don't want to allow the SAFE Select features, merely bind the receiver generally 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 combine with your SIX 4000–7000mAh 30+C LiPo battery to provide fantastic vertical performance and a great speed variety with essentially rapid throttle action. This power system also delivers much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems utilized in bigger models. However what makes the experience truly rewarding is the fantastic sound it produces – it's nearly like a genuine turbine.
 

Bonus Scale Particulars

Extra Scale Details
The F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF includes an accurate summary and an abundance of Bonus Scale information consisting of molded-in panel lines and hatches, painted landing gear, detachable ordnance and drop tanks – more information than you normally find on comparable class and smaller models.
 

Functional Bonus Scale Features

Functional Extra Scale Features
Factory-installed LED lights, full-flying stabs, operational flaps and control surfaces with pocket hinges – even main gear and sequenced nose gear doors – are practical Bonus Scale includes that take your experience to another level.
 

Capable Gear

Capable Gear
The steerable nose gear with double wheels and the rotating main gear feature dependable, factory-installed electrical retracts geared up with long lasting metal parts consisting of Bonus Scale painted trailing-link, shock-absorbing struts. It's the most scale-like landing gear installed on an F-18 EDF design yet!
 

Resilient Accuracy

Durable Precision
Building with totally formed EPO material makes it possible to replicate intricate information and shapes in a lightweight yet long lasting form. The outcome is an impressive scale look that's simple to keep and delivers the very best possible flight experience. The factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages provide crisp and exact control at every speed.
 

Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly
No glue is needed for assembly and you can have the F-18 prepared to fly in less time than it requires to charge a battery! The stabs plus the two-piece wing bolt into place and can easily be removed for hassle-free storage and transportation.
 

Unique Trim Scheme

Unique Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal finish commemorates the U.S. Marine Corps VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" squadron, while providing excellent exposure and a design 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 getting into 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 installed so all you require to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, end up any last 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 impacts of wind and turbulence. The outcome is a heightened sense of stability and precision that makes you seem like you're flying a much bigger, skillfully tuned aircraft.

If this is your first design of its type, or you want an additional margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the airplane, you can allow the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope security technology built into the receiver. No shows is needed. Just alter 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 prevent excessive climb or dive angles.

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

Easy Change Project - No Shows Required
The easy procedure for designating a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't need any shows and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you don't want to allow the SAFE Select features, simply bind the receiver generally and it will function like a basic AS3X receiver.




 

E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF Bind-N-Fly®



Specs

Airfoil Forming: Flat bottom

Approximate Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour

Approximate Flight Time: 3 minutes

CG (Center of Gravity): 2.7-3" (70-78mm) back from leading edge at fuselage

Battery Charger: 6-cell LiPo balancing charger (offered separately)

Conclusion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Control Throw - High (Ailerons): Up/Down 0.47" (12mm)

Control Throw - High (Elevator): Up/Down 0.63" (16mm)

Control Throw - High (Rudder): Right/Left 0.43" (11mm)

Control Throw - Low (Ailerons): Up/Down 0.31" (8mm)

Control Throw - Low (Elevator): Up/Down 0.47" (12mm)

Control Throw - Low (Rudder): Right/Left 0.27" (7mm)

Control Throw (Flaps): Full Down 1.8" (45mm), Half Down 1.1" (28mm)

Fan Size: 3.1" (80mm) size

Flaps: Yes

Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 6.6-7.5pounds (2.99-3.4kg)

Length: 53.1" (1350mm)

Product: EPO foam

Minimum Required Radio: 6-CH 2.4GHz DSMX

Minimum Speed Control: 100A Pro-Switch Mode w/EC5 connector consisted of

Motor Size: 3270 2000Kv brushless inrunner

Recommended Motor Battery: SIX 22.2V 4000-8000mAh 30C LiPo w/IC5 or EC5 connector (offered separately)

Pulls back: 100° rotating electrical retracts

Servos: Ten 13g metal gear servos consisted of

Transmitter Range: Full variety 6-ch transmitter needed

Wingspan: 38.6" (980mm)
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