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E-Flite Ultimate 3D 950mm Smart BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE (E-Flite EFL16550 | EFL16550)
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Model: E-Flite EFL16550
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Ultimate 3D 950mm Smart BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE...


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THE ULTIMATE ULTIMATE
With its unmistakable lines and exhilarating performance, the Ultimate biplane — in full-scale and in RC model kind — has offered pilots everywhere regard for the aerobatic abilities of an aircraft with two wings. Gordon Cost developed and flew the very first 10 Dash "Ultimate" design in the mid 1980s and flew the 10-300 in the 1988 World Aerobatic Championships. E-flite® debuted the Ultimate2 in 2015, making appreciation from RC pilots worldwide for its solid aerobatic performance and 3D abilities. With the Ultimate 3D, E-flite® has upgraded and updated that proven airframe to modern-day requirements. Its brand-new power system provides better THREE performance and BALLISTIC power with a 4S battery. Higher-torque and higher-speed metal-geared servos keep you strongly in control with the extra power. It's likewise equipped with a 60-amp Spektrum™ Bird™ Smart ESC, and the BNF® Fundamental version is equipped with an AR637TA receiver that provides full-range telemetry including real-time battery voltage, current, temperature and more – together with motor reversing for unique ground handling and other abilities – when utilizing compatible transmitters.





Features

Upgraded and updated to provide enhanced scale and sport flying, accuracy aerobatic and all-out 3D abilities

Large control surfaces capable of severe tosses plus vortex generators to improve 3D performance

Specifically tuned motor compatible with THREE and FOUR batteries without the requirement for modifications or upgrades

60-amp Spektrum™ Bird™ Smart ESC offers real-time battery voltage, temperature and other data, plus reversing abilities, through compatible receivers and transmitters (7+ channel transmitter required for reversing)

Spektrum AR637TA receiver with full-range telemetry and industry-leading DSMX® technology

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

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

4 (4) factory-installed higher-torque, higher-speed, metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages

Tool-free wing assembly with quick-release hardware for convenient storage and transport

Lightweight yet durable composite-reinforced, hollow-core EPO building and construction

Factory-finished with an updated trim plan including vivid graphics





GO MILD OR WILD!
Equipped with the latest modern-day developments and upgrades, the E-flite® Ultimate 3D biplane raises the bar for scale, sport and accuracy aerobatic flying — plus all-out 3D performance too! Stronger, faster metal-geared servos and ball-link equipped linkages provide favorable, exact control while the diagonal hinge lines make it possible for the control surfaces to deflect to high angles for severe 3D abilities. The brand-new power system, with a specially-tuned motor and prop, works with THREE AND with FOUR batteries to provide extra power and unrestricted vertical ability — no modifications required. It likewise includes exclusive Smart Innovation through the Spektrum™ Bird™ 60-amp Smart ESC, and the BNF® Fundamental version is equipped with an AR637TA receiver that provides full-range telemetry including real-time battery voltage, current, temperature and more to compatible transmitters. Plus, with 7+ channel transmitters, the optional-use motor reversing function includes unique ground handling and other special abilities. The composite-reinforced, hollow-core EPO building and construction offers a lightweight but durable airframe that's factory-finished in a striking, ready-to-admire trim plan. Best of all you can have the Ultimate 3D flight-ready in less time than it takes to charge a battery due to the fact that no glue is required for last assembly, and installation/removal of the wings is tool-free for simple storage and transport. This makes it the most convenient and finest choice for nearly any pilot searching for their very first or next biplane!





Needed to Complete

Full-range 5–7+ channel Spektrum™ DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter

THREE 11.1V or FOUR 14.8V 1800–2700mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Adapter

Suitable LiPo battery charger

What remains in package?

(1) E-flite® Ultimate 3D 950mm with:

(1) Spektrum™ Bird™ 60A Brushless Smart ESC (installed)

(1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)

(4) High-Torque Metal-Geared Servos (installed)

(1) Spektrum™ AR637TA 6-Channel Receiver (installed)

(1) Item Handbook





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Ultimate Capabilities

Ultimate Capabilities
Diagonal hinge lines make it possible to deflect every control surface area to high angles for outstanding control and severe 3D aerobatic ability. Vortex generators likewise improve the performance and dealing with total so you can fly as mild or as wild as you'd like — whether you choose scale, sport, accuracy aerobatic or all-out 3D flying.
 

Ultimate Power

Ultimate Power
The factory-installed brushless power system includes a 60-amp Spektrum™ Bird™ Smart ESC plus a specially-tuned motor and prop that provide an abundance of thrust with a 3S LiPo battery, or extra power and unrestricted vertical performance with a 4S battery without the requirement for any modifications or upgrades.
 





Ultimate Resilience

Ultimate Durability
Composite-reinforced, hollow-core building and construction with EPO product provides a lightweight yet durable airframe. The Ultimate 3D is likewise equipped with higher-torque, higher-speed, metal-geared servos and ball-link equipped linkages for included resilience plus more favorable and exact control.
 

Ultimate Convenience

Ultimate Convenience
No glue is required for last assembly, and you can have the Ultimate 3D all set to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery. Although it's conveniently sized to fit totally assembled in just about any lorry, installation and removal of the wings is tool-free for simple storage and transport. Pins easily secure the struts and thumbscrews secure the wings to the fuselage.
 





Smart Innovation

Smart Technology
The Ultimate 3D is equipped with a special Spektrum™ Bird™ Smart ESC that can offer a variety of real-time power system related telemetry data including motor RPM, current, battery voltage and more through compatible receivers (including the AR637TA) and Spektrum AirWare™ equipped transmitters (including the DX6e and 8e, DX6 G2/3 and 8 G2, the DX9, iX12, iX20 and others) while you fly. It likewise includes optional-use motor reversing to provide unique ground handling and other abilities (7+ channel transmitter required for reversing).
 

Bind-N-Fly Basic Completion Level Benefit

Bind-N-Fly® Basic Completion Level Advantage
Currently own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly® (BNF®) aircraft make entering the air quickly 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, finish any last assembly, and fly!
 





Exclusive Technologies

Exclusive Technologies

Exclusive Technologies
The Ultimate 3D is equipped with exclusive Spektrum™ AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the results of wind and turbulence to provide a locked-in feel that makes it appear like you're flying a much bigger airplane. Optional-use SAFE Select provides pitch and bank angle limitations together with automated self-leveling that can be switched on and off at the flip of a switch! And if you don't want to allow the SAFE Select features, merely bind the receiver normally and just AS3X will be active.
 





E-flite Ultimate 3D 950mm with Smart Technology



Specs

Aileron: Yes

Airfoil Forming: In Proportion

Approximate Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour

CG (Center Of Mass): 3.3 - 3.8 in (85-96mm) from leading edge of top wing at center

Charger: Sold separately

Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic

Control Throw - High (Ailerons): 1.1 in (27mm)

Control Throw - High (Elevator): 2.2 in (55mm)

Control Throw - High (Rudder): 2.7 in (70mm)

Control Throw - Low (Ailerons): 0.55 in (14mm)

Control Throw - Low (Elevator): 1.1 in (27mm)

Control Throw - Low (Rudder): 1.4 in (35mm)

Elevator: Yes

Flaps: No

Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 45 - 48oz (1270 - 1360g)

Landing Equipment: Fixed primary LG with steerable tail wheel

Length: 42.6 in (1082.3mm)

Material: Composite-reinforced, hollow-core EPO

Minimum Required Radio: Full Variety DSMX 6 channel computer radio

Minimum Speed Control: 60A Smart w/IC3 port

Motor Size: BL10 brushless outrunner

Propeller Size: 11.6 X 6"

Receiver: Spektrum AR637TA

Recommended Motor Battery: 3S - FOUR LiPo 2200mAh sold separately

Withdraws: No

Rudder: Yes

Servos: 4 9g high torque metal equipment

Innovation : AS3X, SAFE Select

Throttle: Reversible Smart ESC w/Telemetry

Transmitter Variety: Full

Trim Plan Colors: White with Red, Grey, and Black

Wing Area: 519 sq. in. (33.5 sq dm)

Wing Loading: 12.5 oz/sq feet, 13.3 oz/sq feet

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E-Flite Ultimate 3D 950mm Smart BNF Basic with AS3X & SAFE
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Spektrum 2200mah 4S 14.8V Smart LiPo 30C; IC3
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Spektrum Smart S2200 G2 AC Charger
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Spektrum 2200mah 4S 14.8V Smart LiPo 30C; IC3
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$279.99

Total Price: $624.97

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By Mike S on August 30, 2020   Verified Purchase

Excellent performance, great plane for intermediate.

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