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E-Flite F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF PNP (E-Flite EFL3975 | EFL3975)

Model: E-Flite EFL3975
Dist. #: EFL3975   SKU: EFL3975

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





AN EXTRAORDINARY FLYING EXPERIENCE
Developed 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. Air forces of a number of other nations fly the F-18 too. This reproduction has been modeled after the F/A-18D two-seat variant, operated mainly by the U.S. Marine Corps in night attack and Forward Air Controller (Airborne) [FAC(A)] functions. The trim and color design are taken from the U.S. Marine All-Weather Fighter Attack Squadron 242 — the “Bats” — based in Iwakuni, Japan. An all-new style for knowledgeable RC pilots, the E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF supplies a remarkable flying experience highlighted by an abundance of Bonus Scale information and functional scale functions including factory-installed LED lights, full-flying stabs, functional flaps and more!





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, Marine Corps and other forces

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

Functional Bonus 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

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

Electric retracts 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 protected nose cone

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

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

Exceptionally durable, fully molded EPO airframe





HIGH-PERFORMANCE, EASY HANDLING HORNET
The E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF features an all-new style with the size, scale information, functional functions and efficiency to provide an unrivaled flying experience. With SIX LiPo power its V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100A ESC provide fantastic efficiency with practically rapid throttle action. This power system likewise supplies better efficiency and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in larger models — plus it offers a turbine-like sound! An abundance of Bonus Scale information including molded-in panel lines and hatches, removable ordnance and drop tanks, a pilot figure and more take the appearance to another level. Functional Bonus Scale functions include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and functional flaps, plus retracts and sequenced equipment doors. It's likewise 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 a lot more practical appearance. Constructed of durable, fully-molded EPO product, no glue is needed for assembly and it can be all set to fly in less time than it requires to charge a battery!





Needed to Total

Full-range 6+ channel transmitter and receiver

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

Suitable LiPo battery charger

What remains in package?

(1) E-flite® F-18 80mm EDF with:

(1) 100A Brushless ESC (set up)

(1) Brushless Inrunner Motor (set up)

(10) Metal-Geared Servos (set up)





 




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 practically rapid throttle action. This power system likewise delivers better efficiency and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in larger models. But what makes the experience genuinely rewarding is the fantastic sound it produces – it's practically like a genuine turbine.
 

Bonus Scale Details

Extra Scale Details
The F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF features a precise summary and an abundance of Bonus Scale information including molded-in panel lines and hatches, painted landing equipment, removable ordnance and drop tanks – more information than you usually find on comparable class and smaller sized models.
 

Functional Bonus Scale Includes

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

Capable Equipment

Capable Gear
The steerable nose equipment with dual wheels and the rotating primary equipment feature reliable, factory-installed electric retracts equipped with durable metal parts including Bonus Scale painted trailing-link, shock-absorbing struts. It's the most scale-like landing equipment set up on an F-18 EDF design yet!
 

Long lasting Accuracy

Long lasting Accuracy
Building with fully molded EPO product makes it possible to reproduce intricate information and shapes in a lightweight yet durable type. The outcome is an outstanding scale appearance that's easy to preserve and delivers the very best possible flight experience. The factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages provide crisp and precise 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 transportation.
 

Unique Trim Scheme

Unique Trim Scheme
The factory-applied paint and decal finish pays tribute to the U.S. Marine Corps VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" squadron, while supplying excellent visibility and a model you'll be happy to show off everywhere you go.
 





 

Plug-N-Play® Completion Level

Plug-N-Play® Completion Level
This Plug-N-Play (PNP) design comes out of package with a factory-installed power system and servos that are all set to connect to the compatible receiver of your choice (offered separately). Merely set up the receiver, complete any last assembly, and fly!

 








 

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



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

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

Completion 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) size

Flaps: Yes

Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 6.6-7.5pounds (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 (offered separately)

Pulls back: 100° rotating electric retracts

Servos: 10 13g metal equipment servos consisted of

Transmitter Range: Complete variety 6-ch transmitter needed
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