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E-Flite F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF BNF Basic w/AS3X and SS (E-Flite EFL7850 | EFL7850)
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Model: E-Flite EFL7850
Dist. #: EFL7850   SKU: EFL7850

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Updated on Apr 5, 2020 07:29:07 PM

F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF BNF Basic w/AS3X and SS...
Secret Features
• The easiest to fly high-carry outance F-16 EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) jet design yet!
• Scale replica of the iconic aircraft zipped the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds presentation team
• 12-blade 70mm fan provides excellent top speed and vertical efficiency plus turbine-like noise
• Factory-installed high-power 6S compatible brushless inrunner motor and 70-amp ESC
• Quick and accurate factory-installed digital, metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages
• Steerable nose wheel and electric retracts with shock-absorbing struts for operation from a variety of surfaces consisting of yard
• Spektrum™ 6-channel receiver with industry-leading DSMX® innovation
• Easy to fly with optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
• The unequaled stability and precision of AS3X® innovation
• Consists of a decal sheet to select and use the Thunderbird number designation of your choice
• Easy final assembly with detachable wings and a magnetically-secured nose cone
• Practical top hatch with clear canopy, cockpit information and a pilot figure
• Durable yet lightweight, composite strengthened EPO airframe
The General Dynamics/Lockheed Martin F-16 is among the most recognized and successful single-engine fighters in the world. Its amazing efficiency and capabilities are why the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds presentation team chooses to operate it with distinction at airshows around the world. The E-flite® F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF jet is a scale replica that provides incredible efficiency while likewise being simple to fly when it’s equipped with exclusive AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations (included with BNF® Standard variation only).

The E-flite F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF jet is a reproduction of the iconic aircraft zipped the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds. Like the full-blown airshow thriller, this F-16 has an exceptionally large flight efficiency envelope—from slow and steady high-alpha flight to amazing high-speed and vertical capabilities. At its core is a 6S-compatible brushless motor and a 70-amp ESC that are matched to a 12-blade fan to deliver an abundance of speed, thrust and a turbine-like noise. Factory-installed electric retracts with shock-absorbing struts make it possible to take off and arrive at a wider variety of surfaces–consisting of yard—while keeping ground dealing with smooth and providing a realistic jet experience. The composite strengthened EPO airframe is lightweight yet strong, and the digital, metal-geared servos plus ball-link equipped linkages provide accurate control. And everything combines to deliver among the easiest to fly yet highest-performance and most capable F-16 models ever!

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage
This Bind-N-Fly® Standard design is equipped with an AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization–3-aXis) receiver that works behind the scenes to ravel the results of wind and turbulence. The result is a sense of stability and precision that makes you feel like you’re flying a larger and skillfully tuned aircraft.
If this is your very first high-performance scale jet, or you want an extra margin of security while acquainting yourself with the aircraft, you can make it possible for the optional-use SAFE® Select innovation built into the receiver. No programming is needed. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.
With SAFE Select enabled, you get:
Pitch and Bank Angle Limits

These envelope limits keep the aircraft from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise prevent extreme climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling

The aircraft instantly goes back to and holds level flight when the sticks are launched and in the center position. It’s likewise practical for keeping the wings level during takeoffs and landings.

Easy Switch Assignment- No Shows Required

The basic procedure for appointing a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off doesn't need any programming and takes simply a few seconds.

If you don’t wish to|wish to} {make it possible for|allow|make it possible for} the SAFE Select {functions|functions}, just} bind the receiver usually|typically|usually|generally} and it will work like a standard AS3X receiver.


Unique Technologies
This is the very first high-performance F-16 design equipped with exclusive Spektrum® AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations. AS3X works behind the scenes to ravel the results of wind and turbulence to deliver a locked-in feel that makes it seem like you’re flying a much bigger jet. Optional-use SAFE Select provides pitch and bank angle limits in addition to automatic self-leveling that can be turned on and off at the flip of a switch making this the easiest to fly F-16 design yet! And if you don’t want to enable the SAFE Select features, simply bind the receiver normally and only AS3X will be active.
Impressive Technology

High-Power EDF
The 12-blade 70mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 70-amp ESC integrate with your 6S 3200–4000mAh LiPo battery to deliver amazing vertical efficiency and an unbelievable speed range with practically instantaneous throttle reaction. However what makes the experience truly gratifying is the wonderful noise produced by the power system—it’s nearly like a genuine turbine.
High-Power EDF

Capable Equipment
The factory-installed landing gear includes reliable electric retracts equipped with resilient metal elements and shock-absorbing struts that make it possible to fly from a wider variety of surfaces consisting of paved runways and even yard.
Electric Retracts

Durable Precision
The composite strengthened EPO airframe is lightweight yet resilient, and the factory-installed digital, metal-geared servos plus ball-link equipped linkages deliver crisp and accurate control at every speed.
Durable Precision

Unequaled Maneuverability
The F-16’s special style provides incredible dealing with through a large flight envelope and speed range. It’s capable of rock-solid high-speed flight so you can perform locked-in low-level flybys and aerobatic maneuvers including giant loops, point rolls and more, while likewise being capable of slowing down to deliver smooth and steady high-alpha flight and landings.
Unmatched Maneuverability

You will need...• Full-range 6+ Channel transmitter with DSMX®/DSM2® innovation
• 3200–4000mAh 6S 22.2V LiPo flight battery with EC5™ port
• Appropriate LiPo battery charger


Wingspan: 815mm
Overall Length: 1260mm
Flying Weight: 2090g
Motor Size: 2860-1850kv (70mm EDF)
Radio: 5+ Channel DSMX/DSM2 (not included)
Servos: 6
Trim Scheme Colors: Red, White, and Blue
CG (center of gravity): 110mm to 95mm from LE
Speed Control : 70amp minimum
Advised Battery: 22.2v 6s 2900-4000mAh with EC5 port (not included)
Aileron: Yes
Elevator: Yes
Rudder: Yes
Throttle: Yes
Flaps: No
Withdraws: Yes
Control Throw (Ailerons): +-18mm Low, +-26mm High
Control Throw (Elevator): +-14mm Low, +-18mm High
Control Throw (Rudder): +-16mm Low, +-20mm High
Control Throw (Flaps): N/A
Scale: 70mm EDF
Landing Equipment: Yes
Steering: Yes
Assembly Time: 1-3 Hours


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