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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 developed by de Havilland Canada in 1965. Developed as a rugged STOL (Brief Liftoff and Landing) commuter aircraft, the Twin Otter carried passengers and cargo into severe environments such as the sub-zero Antarctic and scorching North African desert. The line was shut down in 1988, after producing 844 aircraft. Viking Air Limited acquired the Type Certificates for all out-of-production de Havilland aircraft in 2005 and revealed the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program two years later. By mid-2015 Viking provided 75 new aircraft and re-established the Twin Otter as an effective commuter airliner — while nearly 500 of the original aircraft likewise stayed in operation. The E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m is a scale reproduction that makes the perfect very first twin-powered design for intermediate to experienced RC pilots. It's flexible, easy to fly, and is equipped with practical functions that consist of LED navigation and landing lights, flaps, and optional-use floats.





Features

Scale reproduction of the STOL (Brief Remove and Landing) capable cargo and passenger bring utility aircraft

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

Functional functions consisting of LED navigation and landing lights plus operational flaps

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

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

A single 3S 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 innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope security

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

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

Tricycle landing gear with steerable nose wheel for easy ground managing

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 appropriate areas

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

Magnetically-secured top hatch for fast and easy access to the battery compartment

Lightweight and very resilient composite-reinforced EPO airframe

Extremely fast and easy last assembly





THE BEST FIRST TWIN
For RC pilots who desire an excellent very first (or next) twin design, there's no much better choice than the E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m. It provides exciting "bush aircraft" scale looks and performance together with the intrinsic stability of a high-wing design. The practical size of the Twin Otter indicates you can transfer it totally assembled for flying at a wide variety of locations with paved, lawn or packed dirt surface areas, such as big parks, sports fields and RC flying fields. Your adventures will not stop there, though — eliminate the tricycle landing gear, install the provided floats, and now you're ready to fly off of big ponds and small lakes. Having two landing gear alternatives included in the box only means this design's amazing value. Together with molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surface areas and a scale-inspired trim plan, the E-flite Twin Otter features many practical functions consisting of operational flaps, LED navigation and landing lights, and props finished with black and white stripes that look remarkable whether spinning or stalling. The Twin Otter 1.2m provides a really distinct flying experience that a vast array 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™ Port

Compatible LiPo 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 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 3S 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 gear that consists of a steerable nose wheel, the Twin Otter provides exceptional ground handling and can be flown from paved, lawn or dirt surface areas. You can likewise fly from water utilizing the included float set — it matches the trim plan and includes a water rudder for outstanding steering control. Both gear alternatives are easy 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. Operational flaps use enhanced slow-flight capability and performance while likewise making it possible to take off and land in much shorter ranges and at slower speeds.
 

Resilient Design

Durable Design
Construction with molded EPO material makes it possible to replicate complex information and shapes in a light-weight yet resilient form. The outcome is an exceptional scale look that's easy to maintain and provides the very best flight experience possible.
 





SAFE technology

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

This Bind-N-Fly Basic design 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 precision that makes you seem like you're flying a much bigger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your very first design of its type, or you desire an extra margin of safety while acquainting yourself with the aircraft, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope security technology developed 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 restricts keep the aircraft from rolling or pitching upside down. They likewise avoid excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling
The aircraft instantly returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are launched and in the center position. It's likewise valuable for keeping the wings level throughout takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Change Task- No Shows Required
The basic treatment for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off does not need any shows and takes simply a few seconds.

If you do not wish to enable the SAFE Select functions, simply bind the receiver typically and it will function like a basic AS3X receiver.




 

E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m



Specs

Aileron: Proportional

Airfoil Forming: Semi-symmetrical

Approximate Assembly Time: 1-3 Hours

Approximate Flight Time: 10 minutes

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

Charger: Offered independently

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)

Product: Composite strengthened EPO

Minimum Required Radio: 5-channel

Minimum Speed Control: 2 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 Range: Complete

Wing Area: 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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