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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

The DHC-6 Twin Otter was established by de Havilland Canada in 1965. Designed as a rugged STOL (Brief Liftoff and Landing) commuter airplane, the Twin Otter brought guests and freight into extreme environments such as the sub-zero Antarctic and scorching North African desert. The line was shut down in 1988, after producing 844 airplane. Viking Air Limited acquired the Type Certificates for all out-of-production de Havilland airplane in 2005 and revealed the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program two years later on. By mid-2015 Viking delivered 75 brand-new airplane and re-established the Twin Otter as an effective commuter airliner — while nearly 500 of the initial airplane likewise stayed in operation. The E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m is a scale reproduction that makes the ideal first twin-powered model for intermediate to skilled RC pilots. It's versatile, easy to fly, and is equipped with practical functions that include LED navigation and landing lights, flaps, and optional-use floats.


Scale reproduction of the STOL (Brief Remove and Landing) capable freight and guest bring utility airplane

Easy to take off, fly and land, making it an ideal option for a first twin-powered model

Functional functions including LED navigation and landing lights plus operational flaps

Scale details including molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surface areas and more

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

A single THREE 2200–3200mAh battery provides exceptional power and long flight times

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

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

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

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

Tricycle landing equipment with steerable nose wheel for easy ground managing

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

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

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

Magnetically-secured leading hatch for quick and easy access to the battery compartment

Light-weight and incredibly durable composite-reinforced EPO airframe

Exceptionally quick and easy final assembly

For RC pilots who want a great first (or next) twin model, there's no much better option than the E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m. It provides exciting "bush airplane" scale looks and performance along with the fundamental stability of a high-wing design. The hassle-free size of the Twin Otter means you can carry it completely put together for flying at a wide variety of locations with paved, grass or jam-packed dirt surface areas, such as large parks, sports fields and RC flying fields. Your experiences won't stop there, though — get rid of the tricycle landing equipment, set up the supplied floats, and now you're all set to fly off of large ponds and small lakes. Having two landing equipment choices consisted of in package just means this model's incredible worth. Along with molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surface areas and a scale-inspired trim scheme, the E-flite Twin Otter features many practical functions including operational flaps, LED navigation and landing lights, and props finished with black and white stripes that look amazing whether spinning or stalling. The Twin Otter 1.2m provides a really special flying experience that a wide range of pilots can enjoy.

Needed to Complete

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

THREE 11.1V 2200–3200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Connector

Suitable LiPo charger

What's in package?

(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 Handbook


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 THREE 2200-3200mAh battery to provide better-than-scale power and long flight times of approximately 10+ minutes.

Versatile Equipment Options

Versatile Gear Options
Equipped with tricycle landing equipment that includes a steerable nose wheel, the Twin Otter provides exceptional ground handling and can be flown from paved, grass or dirt surface areas. You can likewise fly from water utilizing the consisted of float set — it matches the trim scheme and includes a water rudder for exceptional steering control. Both equipment choices are easy to set up and can be swapped out in minutes.

Functional Functions

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

Long lasting Design

Durable Design
Building and construction with molded EPO product makes it possible to reproduce intricate details and shapes in a light-weight yet durable form. The outcome is an impressive scale appearance that's easy to preserve and provides the best flight experience possible.

SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Conclusion Level Benefit
Currently own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) airplane make entering into the air quickly and with the 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 require to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, complete any final assembly, and fly!

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

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an additional margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the plane, you can allow the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology constructed into the receiver. No shows is needed. Merely alter the binding series as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select allowed, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits
These envelope limits keep the plane from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise avoid extreme climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling
The plane instantly returns 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/launches and landings.

Easy Switch Project- No Shows Required
The basic procedure for designating a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off doesn't need any shows and takes simply a few seconds.

If you don't wish to allow the SAFE Select functions, simply bind the receiver normally and it will work like a standard AS3X receiver.


E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m


Aileron: Proportional

Airfoil Forming: 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

Battery charger: Sold separately

Conclusion 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), Complete .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 enhanced EPO

Minimum Required Radio: 5-channel

Minimum Speed Control: 2 20A consisted of

Motor Size: 2210/1350

Propeller Size: 7x5.6x3

Recommended Motor Battery: THREE 2200-3200 mAh

Rudder: Proportional

Servos: 6 sub micro 9g

Throttle: Proportional

Transmitter Variety: Complete

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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