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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 recognized and successful single-engine fighters in the world. Its incredible performance and abilities are why the world-renowned U.S. Flying force Thunderbirds presentation group chooses to operate it with difference at airshows around the world. The E-flite® F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF is a scale reproduction that provides incredible performance while also being easy to fly—particularly when it's equipped with special AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies.


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

Scale reproduction of the iconic aircraft flown by the U.S. Flying force Thunderbirds presentation group

12-blade 70mm fan provides exceptional top speed and vertical performance plus turbine-like sound

Factory-installed high-power 6S suitable brushless inrunner motor and 70-amp ESC

Quick and precise factory-installed digital, metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages

Steerable nose wheel and electrical retracts with shock-absorbing struts for operation from a range of surfaces consisting of|consisting of} turf

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

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

The unrivaled stability and accuracy of AS3X® innovation

Consists of a decal sheet to pick and use the Thunderbird number classification of your option

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

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

Resilient yet lightweight, composite enhanced EPO airframe

The E-flite® F-16 Thunderbirds 70mm EDF jet is a scale reproduction of the iconic aircraft flown by the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds presentation group. Like the major airshow thriller, this F-16 has an exceptionally large performance envelope—from sluggish and steady high-alpha flight to incredible high-speed and vertical abilities. 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 electrical retracts with shock-absorbing struts make it possible to take off and arrive at a larger range of surfaces–including turf—while keeping ground managing smooth and delivering a realistic jet experience. The composite enhanced EPO airframe is lightweight yet strong, and the digital, metal tailored servos plus ball-link equipped pushrods provide precise control. And everything combines to provide among the most convenient to fly, yet highest-performance and most capable, F-16 designs ever!




Exclusive Technologies
This is the first high-performance F-16 model equipped with special Spektrum™ AS3X® and SAFE® Select innovations. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the impacts of wind and turbulence to provide a locked-in feel that makes it appear like you're flying a much larger jet. Optional-use SAFE Select uses pitch and bank angle limitations in addition to automatic self-leveling that can be switched on and off at the flip of a switch making this the most convenient to fly F-16 model yet! And if you don't wish to|wish to} allow the SAFE Select {features|functions}, {just|merely} bind the receiver generally|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 6S 3200–4000mAh LiPo battery to provide incredible vertical performance and an extraordinary speed range with essentially immediate throttle action. However what makes the experience truly rewarding is the wonderful sound produced by the power system—it's almost like a genuine turbine.

Capable Gear

Capable Gear
The factory-installed landing gear includes dependable electrical retracts equipped with long lasting metal parts and shock-absorbing struts that make it possible to fly from a larger range of surfaces including paved runways and even turf.

Resilient Accuracy

Durable Precision
The composite enhanced EPO airframe is lightweight yet long lasting, and the factory-installed digital, metal-geared servos plus ball-link equipped linkages provide crisp and precise control at every speed.

Unequaled Maneuverability

Unmatched Maneuverability
The F-16's distinct style uses incredible managing through a wide 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 huge loops, point rolls and more, while also can slowing down to provide smooth and steady high-alpha flight and landings.

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage
This Bind-N-Fly® Fundamental model is equipped with an AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization–3-aXis) receiver that works behind the scenes to smooth out the impacts of wind and turbulence. The outcome is a sense of stability and accuracy that makes you seem like you're flying a bigger and expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your first high-performance scale jet, or you desire an extra margin of safety while acquainting yourself with the aircraft, you can allow the optional-use SAFE® Select innovation built into the receiver. No programming is required. Merely alter the binding series as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select includes enabled, you get:

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

Automatic Self-Leveling
The aircraft quickly goes back to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the center position. It's also helpful for keeping the wings level during takeoffs and landings.

Easy Switch Project—No Programs Required
The easy treatment for appointing a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select works} on and off does not require any programming and takes just 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: Completely balanced

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

Battery Charger: Sold Separately

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Fan Size: 70mm EDF

Flaps: No

Flying Weight: 2001-25000g

Landing Gear: 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: Consisted of

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

Withdraws: Consisted of

Skill Level: Level 2

Speed Control: Consisted of

Steering: Steerable nose wheel

Innovation : 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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