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E-Flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF PNP (E-Flite EFL3975 | EFL3975)
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Model: E-Flite EFL3975
Dist. #: EFL3975   SKU: EFL3975

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E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF Plug-N-Play®





AN REMARKABLE FLYING EXPERIENCE
Created by McDonnell Douglas (now Boeing) and Northrop, the F/A-18 Hornet is used by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps as both a fighter and an attack platform. Flying force of numerous other nations fly the F-18 as well. This replica has actually been modeled after the F/A-18D two-seat version, operated mainly by the U.S. Marine Corps in night attack and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) [FAC(A)] functions. The trim and color scheme are drawn from the U.S. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 — the “Bats” — based in Iwakuni, Japan. A brand new design for knowledgeable RC pilots, the E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF supplies an extraordinary flying experience highlighted by an abundance of Additional Scale information and functional scale features consisting of factory-installed LED lights, full-flying stabs, operational flaps and more!





Features

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

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

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

Practical Additional Scale includes consisting of LED lights, full-flying stabs, flaps, primary and nose equipment doors

V2 12-blade 80mm fan delivers exceptional top speed and vertical performance 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 deliver class-leading flight times

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

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

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

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

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

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

Incredibly long lasting, completely formed EPO airframe





HIGH-PERFORMANCE, EASY HANDLING HORNET
The E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF includes a brand new design with the size, scale information, functional features and performance to deliver an unmatched flying experience. With SIX LiPo power its V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100A ESC deliver fantastic performance with virtually instantaneous throttle action. This power system also supplies much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in larger models — plus it uses a turbine-like sound! An abundance of Additional Scale information consisting of molded-in panel lines and hatches, detachable ordnance and drop tanks, a pilot figure and more take the appearance to another level. Practical Additional Scale features include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and operational flaps, plus pulls back and sequenced equipment doors. It's also equipped with the most scale-like landing equipment of any F-18 EDF model yet, and the shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts are painted white for a much more realistic appearance. Constructed of long lasting, fully-molded EPO material, no glue is required for assembly and it can be prepared to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery!





Needed to Complete

Full-range 6+ channel transmitter and receiver

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

Suitable LiPo charger

What remains in the Box?

(1) E-flite® F-18 80mm EDF with:

(1) 100A Brushless ESC (installed)

(1) Brushless Inrunner Motor (installed)

(10) Metal-Geared Servos (installed)





 




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 deliver excellent vertical performance and a wonderful speed range with virtually instantaneous throttle action. This power system also delivers much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in larger models. However what makes the experience truly satisfying is the fantastic sound it produces – it's practically like a real turbine.
 

Additional Scale Particulars

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

Practical Additional Scale Features

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

Capable Equipment

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

Long lasting Accuracy

Long lasting Accuracy
Construction with completely formed EPO material makes it possible to reproduce complex information and shapes in a lightweight yet long lasting form. The result is an outstanding scale appearance that's simple to keep and delivers the best possible flight experience. The factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages deliver crisp and accurate control at every speed.
 

Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly
No glue is required for assembly and you can have the F-18 prepared to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery! The stabs plus the two-piece wing bolt into place and can easily be gotten rid of for practical storage and transport.
 

Special Trim Plan

Unique Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal finish pays tribute to the U.S. Marine Corps VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" squadron, while providing exceptional presence and a design you'll be proud to show off everywhere you go.
 





 

Plug-N-Play® Conclusion Level

Plug-N-Play® Completion Level
This Plug-N-Play (PNP) model comes out of package with a factory-installed power system and servos that are prepared to connect to the suitable receiver of your option (sold individually). Merely set up the receiver, end up any final assembly, and fly!

 








 

E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF Plug-N-Play®



Requirements

Airfoil Shape: 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 (sold individually)

Conclusion Level: Plug-N-Play

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

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

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

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

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

Control Toss (Flaps): Complete Down 1.8" (45mm), Half Down 1.1" (28mm)

Fan Size: 3.1" (80mm) diameter

Flaps: Yes

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

Length: 53.1" (1350mm)

Material: EPO foam

Minimum Required Radio: 6-CH 2.4GHz DSMX with Receiver

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

Motor Size: 3270 2000Kv brushless inrunner

Recommended Motor Battery: SIX 22.2V 4000-8000mAh 30C LiPo w/IC5 or EC5 adapter (sold individually)

Pulls back: 100° rotating electrical retracts

Servos: Ten 13g metal equipment servos consisted of

Transmitter Range: Complete range 6-ch transmitter required
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