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The innovative, 33.5” (850mm) span FMS Ranger is the perfect way to start earning your RC wings. It’s easy and convenient. No assembly is required and no experience is necessary. Fly at a small park, basketball court, or in your own backyard!

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FMS Ranger 850mm PNP

Introduction

FMS is dedicated to helping pilots of every skill level experience the thrill of flying their perfect radio-control airplane. For first-time hobbyists, lack of space can be as much of an obstacle as lack of RC know-how. FMS therefore created the Ranger 850mm, a 33.5” span high-wing trainer with the flight innovations of the 1220m (48”) span FMS Ranger in a more compact size suited for flying almost anywhere. It’s the perfect way to begin earning your wings.

Like the FMS Ranger 1220mm, this model’s high-wing airframe and wide-stance tricycle landing gear provide forgiving handling characteristics in the air and on the ground, making it easy for inexperienced pilots to fly. The included motor, ESC and micro servos add to the lightweight, 305g (10.8 oz) airplane’s incredible performance.

Features

  • Stable flight characteristics and realistic, general-aviation inspired design.
  • Quick and easy assembly — no glue or special tools required.
  • Small enough to fly at a small park, basketball court, or in your backyard.
  • High-strength tricycle landing gear for easy ground handling.
  • Constructed of durable, ultralight EPO foam.
  • High-wing configuration improves stability and lift at the slow speeds inexperienced pilots prefer.
  • High-visibility color scheme helps with following orientation.

Overview

Turn your dream of flight into reality at the controls of the FMS Ranger 850mm. One of the best platforms ever designed for learning to fly, this model features an array of innovations that boost your confidence while you learn at your own comfortable pace. Because of its compact size, you don’t need a special flying field — you’ll be able to practice in your backyard or at the local park. Even better still, this Ranger goes together quickly and easily, without requiring glue or any special tools. The easy-to-assemble airframe features durable EPO construction and is tough yet lightweight.

The Ranger 850mm airplane’s stability-enhancing high wing configuration, together with its low wing loading and ability to generate powerful lift at low speeds, makes it an ideal choice for new RC pilots. Its forgiving flight characteristics give you a comfortable cushion while you learn the ins and outs of model control. Wide-stance landing gear with a steerable nose wheel provides easy ground handling. The realistic, general-aviation inspired appearance adds to the excitement of learning to fly.

This Plug-N-Play model comes with a 3850Kv motor, ESC and four 1.9g micro servos installed. All you need to do is complete a small amount of simple final assembly, install your receiver and charged 850mAh LiPo battery, and fly.

Needed to Complete
  • 4-Channel Radio System
  • 2S 7.4V 850 mAh LiPo Battery
  • Compatible Charger
What's in the Box?
  • (1) FMS Ranger 850mm Airplane
  • (1) 3850Kv Motor
  • (4) 1.9g Servos
  • (1) ESC
Learn To Fly

Learn To Fly

The FMS Ranger is one of the best platforms for learning to fly — offering confidence-boosting stability and, in this 850mm size, small enough for practicing in a backyard or park.

 

LANDING GEAR

LANDING GEAR

Wide-stance tricycle landing gear with a steerable nose wheel provides easy ground handling during takeoffs and touchdowns.

 

COMPONENTS

Assembly

Completing Ranger assembly is quick and easy — no glue or special tools are needed.

 

Construction

Construction

The Ranger is constructed from a foam material that's tough, lightweight, and enables FMS to recreate the look of a full-size, general purpose airplane.

 

 

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Approximate Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Approximate Flight Time: 5 minutes
CG (Center of Gravity): 1.6-2.0" (40-50mm) back from leading edge of wing measured at the fuselage
Charger: Sold separately
Completion Level: Plug-N-Play
Control Throw - High (Ailerons): Up/Down, 0.98" (25mm)
Control Throw - High (Elevator): Up/Down 0.79" (20mm)
Control Throw - High (Rudder): Left/Right 0.79" (20mm)
Control Throw - Low (Ailerons): Up/Down 0.79" (20mm)
Control Throw - Low (Elevator): Up/Down 0.59" (15mm)
Control Throw - Low (Rudder): Left/Right 0.59" (15mm)
Flying Weight: 10.2oz (290g) approximate
Landing Gear: Prebent wire, tricycle configuration
Length: 25.9" (657mm)
Material: Ultra-lightweight EPO foam
Minimum Required Radio: 4-channel
Minimum Speed Control: 12A with JST battery connector
Motor Size: 2315-3850Kv
Propeller Size: 6x5"
Recommended Motor Battery: 7.4V 850mAh 20C with JST connector, sold separately
Retracts: No
Servos: Four 1.9g
Transmitter Range: Full
Trim Scheme Colors: White, yellow, gray, black and orange
Wing Area: 190 sq in (12.3 sq dm)
Wing Loading: 7.7oz/sq ft (23.6g/sq dm)
Wingspan: 33.5" (850mm)

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