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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
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. Air forces of a number of other nations fly the F-18 too. This reproduction has been imitated the F/A-18D two-seat variation, operated mostly 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 skilled RC pilots, the E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF offers an extraordinary flying experience highlighted by an abundance of Extra Scale information and practical scale features including 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 model yet

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

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

Practical Extra Scale features including LED lights, full-flying stabs, flaps, primary and nose gear doors

V2 12-blade 80mm fan provides 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 large range of SIX batteries from 4000-7000mAh to deliver class-leading flight times

10 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 ready 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

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

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

Incredibly resilient, totally 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, practical 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 great performance with virtually instant throttle action. This power system likewise offers much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in bigger designs — plus it offers a turbine-like sound! An abundance of Extra 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. Practical Extra Scale features include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and operational flaps, plus pulls back and sequenced gear doors. It's likewise equipped with the most scale-like landing gear 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 resilient, fully-molded EPO product, no glue is needed for assembly and it can be ready to fly in less time than it requires 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™ Port

Suitable LiPo charger

What remains in the Box?

(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 combine with your SIX 4000–7000mAh 30+C LiPo battery to deliver terrific vertical performance and a great speed variety with virtually instant throttle action. This power system likewise provides much better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in bigger designs. But what makes the experience really rewarding is the great sound it produces – it's practically like a real turbine.
 

Extra Scale Particulars

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

Practical Extra Scale Includes

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

Capable Gear

Capable Gear
The steerable nose gear with dual wheels and the rotating primary gear function dependable, factory-installed electrical retracts equipped with resilient metal components including Extra Scale painted trailing-link, shock-absorbing struts. It's the most scale-like landing gear set up on an F-18 EDF model yet!
 

Long lasting Precision

Long lasting Precision
Building and construction with totally molded EPO product makes it possible to duplicate complex detail and shapes in a light-weight yet resilient kind. The outcome is an outstanding scale appearance that's easy to preserve and provides the best possible flight experience. The factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages deliver crisp and exact control at every speed.
 

Easy Assembly

Easy Assembly
No glue is needed for assembly and you can have the F-18 ready 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 convenient 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 visibility and a design you'll be proud to show off all over you go.
 





 

Plug-N-Play® Completion 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 ready to connect to the suitable receiver of your choice (offered independently). Just set up the receiver, end up any final 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

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

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) diameter

Flaps: Yes

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

Length: 53.1" (1350mm)

Product: EPO foam

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

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

Motor Size: 3270 2000Kv brushless inrunner

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

Withdraws: 100° rotating electrical retracts

Servos: 10 13g metal gear servos consisted of

Transmitter Variety: Complete variety 6-ch transmitter needed
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