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E-Flite Twin Otter 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE, includes Floats (E-Flite EFL30050 | EFL30050)
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Model: E-Flite EFL30050
Dist. #: EFL30050   SKU: EFL30050

Customer Reviews:  5 of 5 (1 Review)

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Twin Otter 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE, includes Floats...


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E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m





VERSATILE AND CAPABLE
The DHC-6 Twin Otter was established by de Havilland Canada in 1965. Created as a rugged STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) commuter aircraft, the Twin Otter brought travelers and freight into severe environments such as the sub-zero Antarctic and scorching North African desert. The line was closed down in 1988, after producing 844 aircraft. Viking Air Limited bought the Type Certificates for all out-of-production de Havilland aircraft in 2005 and announced the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program two years later on. By mid-2015 Viking delivered 75 new aircraft and re-established the Twin Otter as an effective commuter airliner — while almost 500 of the original aircraft likewise stayed in operation. The E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m is a scale replica that makes the perfect very first twin-powered model for intermediate to knowledgeable RC pilots. It's flexible, simple to fly, and is equipped with practical features that consist of LED navigation and landing lights, flaps, and optional-use floats.





Features

Scale replica of the STOL (Short Remove and Landing) capable freight and passenger carrying energy aircraft

Easy to remove, fly and land, making it a best option for a very first twin-powered model

Functional features consisting of LED navigation and landing lights plus functional flaps

Scale information consisting of molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surfaces and more

High-power brushless power systems with striped 3-blade counter-rotating props

A single 3S 2200–3200mAh battery delivers excellent power and long flight times

Spektrum™ AR636 6-channel receiver with industry-leading 2.4GHz DSMX® technology

Easy to fly with innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection

The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of unique AS3X® technology

5-Channel control with six (6) factory-installed servos and linkages

Tricycle landing equipment with steerable nose wheel for simple ground dealing with

Includes matching optional-use floats with steerable rudder for flying from water

Easily sized so it can be flown at soccer fields, big parks and in other suitable areas

Easy to install/remove one-piece composite-reinforced wing with thumbscrew and snap-in struts

Magnetically-secured top hatch for quick and simple access to the battery compartment

Light-weight and extremely durable composite-reinforced EPO airframe

Very fast and easy final assembly





THE PERFECT FIRST TWIN
For RC pilots who desire a fantastic very first (or next) twin model, there's no much better option than the E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m. It delivers amazing "bush aircraft" scale looks and performance together with the intrinsic stability of a high-wing style. The hassle-free size of the Twin Otter implies you can transport it completely assembled for flying at a wide array of places with paved, turf or jam-packed dirt surfaces, such as big parks, sports fields and RC flying fields. Your experiences will not stop there, though — remove the tricycle landing equipment, install the offered floats, and now you're all set to fly off of big ponds and ponds. Having two landing equipment options included in package only hints at this model's unbelievable value. In addition to molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surfaces and a scale-inspired trim scheme, the E-flite Twin Otter comes with lots of practical features consisting of functional flaps, LED navigation and landing lights, and props completed with black and white stripes that look awesome whether spinning or standing still. The Twin Otter 1.2m uses a truly distinct flying experience that a wide variety of pilots can enjoy.





Needed to Total

Full-range 6+ channel Spektrum DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter

3S 11.1V 2200–3200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Adapter

Compatible LiPo battery charger

What remains in the Box?

(1) E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m with:

(2) 20A Brushless ESC (installed)

(2) Brushless Motor (installed)

(6) Sub-Micro 9-gram Servo (installed)

(1) Spektrum™ AR636 6-Channel Receiver (installed)

(1) Item Manual





 




Twin Power

Twin Power
The factory-installed power systems feature high-power brushless outrunner motors equipped with three-blade counter-rotating props. The ESCs are wired so they can be powered with a single 3S 2200-3200mAh battery to provide better-than-scale power and long flight times of up to 10+ minutes.
 

Versatile Equipment Options

Versatile Gear Options
Geared up with tricycle landing equipment that consists of a steerable nose wheel, the Twin Otter uses excellent ground handling and can be flown from paved, turf or dirt surfaces. You can likewise fly from water using the included float set — it matches the trim scheme and includes a water rudder for superb steering control. Both equipment options are simple to install and can be swapped out in minutes.
 





Functional Features

Functional Features
The realistic-looking LED landing and navigation lights are factory-installed and powered from the flight battery. Functional flaps provide enhanced slow-flight capability and performance while likewise making it possible to remove and land in much shorter ranges and at slower speeds.
 

Durable Style

Durable Design
Building with molded EPO product makes it possible to replicate complex information and shapes in a lightweight yet durable kind. The outcome is an outstanding scale look that's simple to preserve and delivers the very best flight experience possible.
 





SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Benefit
Currently own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air rapidly and with the very best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of package with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a suitable transmitter, end up any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver including AS3X (Synthetic Stabilization–3–aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to ravel the impacts of wind and turbulence. The outcome is a heightened sense of stability and precision that makes you seem like you're flying a much bigger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your very first model of its type, or you desire an additional margin of safety while acquainting yourself with the plane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No shows is required. Just 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 plane from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise prevent extreme 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 likewise valuable for keeping the wings level throughout takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Switch Project- No Shows Required
The simple procedure for designating a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off does not require any shows and takes simply a few seconds.

If you do not wish to enable the SAFE Select features, simply bind the receiver normally and it will work like a standard AS3X receiver.




 

E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m



Specs

Aileron: Proportional

Airfoil Shape: Semi-symmetrical

Approximate Assembly Time: 1-3 Hours

Approximate Flight Time: 10 minutes

CG (Center of Gravity): 1.8" +/- 0.20" (45mm +/-5mm) from leading edge of wing measured at fuselage

Charger: Sold individually

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Control Toss - High (Ailerons): .47" (12mm)

Control Toss - High (Elevator): .47" (12mm)

Control Toss - High (Rudder): .58" (15mm)

Control Toss - Low (Ailerons): .31" (8mm)

Control Toss - Low (Elevator): .31" (8mm)

Control Toss - Low (Rudder): .39" (10mm)

Control Toss (Flaps): Half .39" (10mm), Full .78" (20mm)

Elevator: Proportional

Flaps: Yes

Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 37 - 39.5oz (1049 - 1118g)

Landing Equipment: Prebent wire, tricycle setup

Length: 36.75" (933mm)

Material: Composite strengthened EPO

Minimum Required Radio: 5-channel

Minimum Speed Control: Two 20A included

Motor Size: 2210/1350

Prop Size: 7x5.6x3

Recommended Motor Battery: 3S 2200-3200 mAh

Rudder: Proportional

Servos: 6 sub micro 9g

Throttle: Proportional

Transmitter Variety: Full

Wing Location: 264 sq in (17 sq dm)

Wing Loading: 20-21.5 oz/sq feet
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 Great looking Plane
By Dallis D on March 1, 2020   Verified Purchase

Assembly was fairly easy. Good instructions. I installed the floats and have not flown it yet unfortunately. Great looking scale plane.

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