UMX F-16 BNF Basic

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The E-flite® UMX™ F-16 EDF jet is inspired by the engineering and world-renowned service record of the original by offering the excitement of a great flying RC jet you can enjoy just about anywhere.


 

Part Number: AH-EFLU2850

 

 

Product Description

The Officially Licensed Ultra Micro Thunderbird
The United States Air Force Thunderbirds demonstration team has been inspiring aviation fans since the very start of the jet age. Going into a 33 year run, the incredible Lockheed Martin F-16 Fighting Falcon multi-role jet platform has been an exemplary part of the precision and dedication for which the team is known. The E-flite® UMX™ F-16 EDF jet is inspired by the engineering and world-renowned service record of the original by offering the excitement of a great flying RC jet you can enjoy just about anywhere.

You’ll enjoy four-channel precision with an operational rudder and full-flying horizontal stabilizers that provide both pitch and roll control. A steerable nose wheel helps you maneuver on the ground so that you can keep the air show going from startup to shut down. In the air, innovative AS3X® technology makes this show stopping EDF perform as if you’re at the controls of jet that’s been expertly tuned.

All you need to fly the UMX F-16 EDF right away is a 6+ channel transmitter with Spektrum DSM2®/DSMX® 2.4GHz technology that’s capable of dual rates and expo, 280mAh 2S 7.4V Li-Po battery (EFLB2802S30 recommended) and a suitable charger.

AS3X® Technology
The advanced AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) system built into the Spektrum™ 6-channel ultra micro receiver is what helps give the E-flite® UMX™ F-16 jet an incredibly solid look and feel in the air. It’s technology that works behind the scenes to help counter the effects of wind and turbulence by combining 3-axis sensing with exclusively tuned flight control software. As a result, your workload to fly smoothly is significantly reduced while control feel is always rock-solid so you can make your maneuvers look great. It’s an impressive flight experience that will have you feeling like you’re at the controls of an expertly-tuned jet that’s much larger.

Authenticity
The UMX™ F-16 is officially licensed by Lockheed Martin and is a near 1/32nd scale replica of the Fighting Falcon with a trim scheme inspired by the United States Air Force Thunderbirds precision aerobatics show team.

Tailerons
Full-flying horizontal stabilizers provide highly-effective pitch and roll control and a lightweight setup that still provides 4-channel functionality.

Delta-V® EDF
The installed E-flite® Delta-V 180m EDF ducted fan system is tuned with a new 13500Kv motor to deliver smooth power. When combined with the engineered ducting of the UMX F-16, you get a thrilling jet experience that can be enjoyed just about anywhere.

Landing Gear
The lightweight landing gear setup features nose wheel steering that allows you to guide your UMX F-16 on smooth runways. The wire struts simply plug-in, so they can be easily removed for faster flight performance.

Bind-N-Fly® Easy
Because the UMX F-16 comes out of the box fully assembled, all you have to do is charge the recommended 280mAh 2S 7.4V Li-Po (EFLB2802S30) battery, bind the jet to your 6-channel computer radio equipped with genuine Spektrum™ 2.4GHz DSMX technology and fly.

Key Features

  • Ultra-lightweight, fully assembled airframe
  • Advanced AS3X® technology delivers rock-solid handling
  • Officially licensed Lockheed Martin F-16 body design
  • Operational full-flying horizontal stabilizers
  • Proportional four-channel control
  • Removable landing gear and steerable nose wheel
  • Brushless Delta-V® 180m EDF (installed)
  • High-speed, 13500Kv brushless motor (installed)
  • Industry-leading Spektrum™ DSMX® 2.4GHz technology
  • 3 × Performance linear long-throw servos (installed)
  • Fits a 280mAh 2S 7.4V 30C Li-Po battery (required, EFLB2802S30)
  • Engineered inlet and exhaust ducting
  • 1/32-size appropriate for most aftermarket decals

 

Specifications:

  • Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic
  • Material: Foam
  • Wingspan: 11.6 in (295mm)
  • Length: 17 in (434mm)
  • Wing Area: 37 sq in (2.39 sq dm)
  • Flying Weight: 2.8 oz (80g)
  • EDF Size: 28mm EDF unit with BL180m, 13500Kv motor (installed)
  • Recommended Motor Battery: 280mAh 2S 7.4V 30C LiPo Battery
  • Minimum Required Radio: Spektrum DX6
  • Recommended Fuel: Electric
  • Flaps: No
  • Retracts: No
  • Approximate Assembly Time: No assembly required

 

No FAA registration required

 

We’re glad to announce that Air Craft is now the exclusive distributor within Japan for Horizon Hobby Model Aircraft, and Spektrum 2.4Ghz Transmitters. Horizon “Bind & Fly” models are known worldwide for their quality of construction and advanced technology, so even the micro-sized models fly with tremendous stability.

Horizon BnF Model Technologies Overview

Horizon Bind-N-Fly® with Spektrum 2.4GHz technology allows you to purchase one Transmitter, and fly a fleet of BnF model types! Air Craft carries 30 different BnF models now, and will be adding all the new models as they are released!
Spektrum™ DSSS 2.4GHz technology is world famous, and now fully certified for use in Japan! Its wideband signal can achieve up to 3x the range of the narrow-band 2.4GHz competition.
AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) uses 3-axis sensing and exclusive software to smooth out turbulence and torque effects, with no delay in response or limits. You simply feel you’re flying an expertly tuned model that does exactly what you want.
SAFE™ (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) Technology uses sensors and flight control software, multiple flight modes can be programmed for different applications or experience levels. With SAFE, the BnF models almost fly themselves at the "beginner" setting, yet allow full aerobatics on "expert" mode!

 

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