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E-Flite F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and Safe Select (E-Flite EFL78500 | EFL78500)

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F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF BNF Basic with AS3X and Safe Select...

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The Lockheed Martin F-16 is one of the most acknowledged and effective single-engine fighters on the planet. Its fantastic efficiency and capabilities are why the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team selects to run it with distinction at airshows around the world. The E-flite® F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF is a scale reproduction that provides incredible efficiency while also being easy to fly—especially when it's geared up with special AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies.


The simplest to fly high-performance F-16 EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) jet model yet!

Scale reproduction of the renowned airplane zipped the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team

12-blade 70mm fan provides excellent leading speed and vertical efficiency plus turbine-like sound

Factory-installed high-power SIX compatible brushless inrunner motor and 70-amp ESC

Fast and precise 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 range of surfaces including yard

Spektrum™ AR631 6-channel receiver with industry-leading DSMX® technology

Easy to fly with optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope security

The unrivaled stability and precision of AS3X® technology

Includes a decal sheet to select and use the Thunderbird number designation of your choice

Easy final assembly with removable wings and a magnetically-secured nose cone

Hassle-free leading hatch with clear canopy, cockpit detail and a pilot figure

Durable yet light-weight, composite strengthened EPO airframe

The E-flite® F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF jet is a scale reproduction of the renowned airplane zipped the U.S. Flying Force Thunderbirds demonstration team. Like the major airshow thriller, this F-16 has an extremely wide efficiency envelope—from sluggish and steady high-alpha flight to fantastic 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 provide an abundance of speed, thrust and a turbine-like sound. Factory-installed electric retracts with shock-absorbing struts make it possible to remove and arrive on a broader range of surfaces–including yard—while keeping ground handling smooth and delivering a realistic jet experience. The composite strengthened EPO airframe is light-weight yet strong, and the digital, metal tailored servos plus ball-link equipped pushrods offer precise control. And everything combines to provide among the simplest to fly, yet highest-performance and most capable, F-16 models ever!




Exclusive Technologies
This is the very first high-performance F-16 model geared up with special Spektrum™ AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence to provide a locked-in feel that makes it seem like you're flying a much larger jet. Optional-use SAFE Select offers pitch and bank angle limitations along with automatic self-leveling that can be switched on and off at the flip of a switch making this the simplest to fly F-16 model yet! And if you don't wish to|wish to} enable the SAFE Select functions|functions}, simply|merely} bind the receiver {normally|typically|usually|generally} and just AS3X will be active.

High-Power EDF

High-Power EDF
The 12-blade 70mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 70-amp ESC combine with your SIX 3200–4000mAh LiPo battery to provide fantastic vertical efficiency and an unbelievable speed range with essentially instantaneous throttle response. However what makes the experience genuinely fulfilling is the great sound produced by the power system—it's almost like a real turbine.

Capable Equipment

Capable Gear
The factory-installed landing equipment includes reputable electric retracts geared up with resilient metal parts and shock-absorbing struts that make it possible to fly from a broader range of surfaces including paved runways and even yard.

Durable Accuracy

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

Unrivaled Maneuverability

Unmatched Maneuverability
The F-16's unique style offers incredible handling 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 also being capable of slowing down to provide smooth and steady high-alpha flight and landings.

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Conclusion Level Benefit
This Bind-N-Fly® Standard model is geared up with an AS3X® (Synthetic Stabilization–3-aXis) receiver that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence. The outcome is a sense of stability and precision that makes you seem like you're flying a larger and expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your very first high-performance scale jet, or you want an extra margin of security while familiarizing yourself with the plane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select technology constructed into the receiver. No programming is required. Just change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select includes enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits
These envelope restricts keep the plane from rolling or pitching upside down. They also avoid excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling
The plane quickly returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the center position. It's also valuable for keeping the wings level throughout takeoffs and landings.

Easy Switch Assignment—No Shows Required
The easy procedure for appointing a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select featuress} on and off does not need any programming and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you don't want to enable the SAFE Select features, just bind the receiver normally and it will function like a basic AS3X receiver.



Airfoil Shape: Totally symmetrical

Approximate Assembly Time: 1 - 3 hours

Approximate Flight Time: 3 - 4 minutes

Battery: Sold Separately

CG (Center of Gravity): 3.7 - 4.3" (95 - 110mm) from leading edge of wing

Charger: Sold Separately

Conclusion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Fan Size: 70mm EDF

Flaps: No

Flying Weight: 2001-25000g

Landing Equipment: Electric withdraws

Product: Foam

Minimum Required Radio: 6-channel

Motor Size: 1850Kv

Motor Type: Brushless

Power Type: Electric

Item Length: 49.5" (1257 mm)

Item Weight: 73.7oz (2090g)

Radio: Sold Separately

Receiver: Included

Recommended Motor Battery: 22.2v 6s 3200-4000mAh 30C w/IC5 or EC5 port

Pulls back: Included

Ability Level: Level 2

Speed Control: Included

Steering: Steerable nose wheel

Technology : AS3X and SAFE

Trim Scheme Colors: Red, white and blue

Wing Location: 299 sq in (20.4 sq dm)

Wingspan: 32.1" (815 mm)

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