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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. Designed as a rugged STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) commuter airplane, the Twin Otter carried travelers and freight into harsh 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 announced the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program 2 years later. By mid-2015 Viking provided 75 brand-new airplane and re-established the Twin Otter as an effective commuter airliner — while almost 500 of the initial airplane likewise remained in operation. The E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m is a scale reproduction that makes the perfect first twin-powered model for intermediate to skilled RC pilots. It's versatile, simple to fly, and is equipped with practical functions that include LED navigation and landing lights, flaps, and optional-use floats.





Features

Scale reproduction of the STOL (Short Remove and Landing) capable freight and guest bring energy airplane

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

Practical functions consisting of LED navigation and landing lights plus functional 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 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 defense

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

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

Tricycle landing gear with steerable nose wheel for simple ground managing

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

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

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

Magnetically-secured leading hatch for fast and simple access to the battery compartment

Lightweight and exceptionally long lasting composite-reinforced EPO airframe

Very quickly and easy final assembly





THE IDEAL FIRST TWIN
For RC pilots who want a great first (or next) twin model, there's no better option than the E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m. It provides exciting "bush aircraft" scale looks and efficiency along with the intrinsic stability of a high-wing design. The convenient size of the Twin Otter suggests you can carry it totally assembled for flying at a wide array of locations with paved, lawn or packed dirt surface areas, such as large parks, sports fields and RC flying fields. Your experiences will not stop there, though — eliminate the tricycle landing gear, set up the supplied drifts, and now you're all set to fly off of large ponds and small lakes. Having 2 landing gear alternatives included in package just hints at this model's unbelievable worth. Together with molded-in panel lines, corrugated control surface areas and a scale-inspired trim scheme, the E-flite Twin Otter features many practical functions consisting of functional 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 uses a truly unique flying experience that a wide variety of pilots can enjoy.





Needed to Total

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

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

Suitable LiPo charger

What remains in package?

(1) E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m with:

(2) 20A Brushless ESC (set up)

(2) Brushless Motor (set up)

(6) Sub-Micro 9-gram Servo (set up)

(1) Spektrum™ AR636 6-Channel Receiver (set up)

(1) Product Handbook





 




Twin Power

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

Versatile Gear Options

Versatile Gear Options
Equipped with tricycle landing gear that includes a steerable nose wheel, the Twin Otter uses excellent 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 scheme and features a water rudder for exceptional steering control. Both gear alternatives are simple to set up and can be switched out in minutes.
 





Practical 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 ability and efficiency while likewise making it possible to remove and land in much shorter ranges and at slower speeds.
 

Long lasting Design

Durable Design
Building with molded EPO product makes it possible to replicate intricate information and shapes in a light-weight yet long lasting form. The result is an exceptional scale look that's simple to preserve and provides the best flight experience possible.
 





SAFE technology

Bind-N-Fly Conclusion Level Advantage
Already own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) airplane make entering the air quickly and with the best control experience possible simpler than ever. They come out of package with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver set up so all you require to do is bind the receiver to a suitable transmitter, finish any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is geared up with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver including AS3X (Artificial Stabilization–3–aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to ravel the results of wind and turbulence. The result is an increased sense of stability and precision that makes you feel like you're flying a much larger, skillfully tuned aircraft.

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an extra margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the plane, you can make it possible for the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope defense technology constructed into the receiver. No programs is needed. Simply alter the binding sequence 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 excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling
The plane immediately returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the center position. It's likewise helpful for keeping the wings level throughout takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Change Assignment- No Programming Required
The simple procedure for designating a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select functions on and off does not need any programs and takes simply a couple of seconds.

If you do not want to make it possible for the SAFE Select functions, simply bind the receiver normally and it will work like a basic AS3X receiver.




 

E-flite® Twin Otter 1.2m



Requirements

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 determined at fuselage

Charger: Offered separately

Conclusion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

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

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

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

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

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

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

Control Throw (Flaps): Half .39" (10mm), Complete .78" (20mm)

Elevator: Proportional

Flaps: Yes

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

Landing Gear: Prebent wire, tricycle setup

Length: 36.75" (933mm)

Material: Composite enhanced 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 ft
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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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