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F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

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F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

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E-flite - EFL18550
$349.99
The E-flite® F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m has been updated and upgraded into the Smartest, most powerful, and easiest-to-fly scale model of the popular WWII warbird yet — now even more capable of scale-like PLUS higher speed flying and higher energy aerobatics!
  • Updated and upgraded to be easier to fly and to offer improved scale-like, sport flying, higher speed and higher energy aerobatic capabilities
  • Specially tuned motor compatible with 3S and 4S batteries without the need for modifications or upgrades
  • Spektrum™ AR631 receiver with fly-by range telemetry and industry-leading DSMX® technology
  • Easier to fly with innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • Factory-applied paint finish with decal sheets to apply MARINES, NAVY and other markings

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F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

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In The Box
  • (1) E-flite® F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m
  • (1) Spektrum™AR631 6-Channel Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum Avian™ 70A Brushless Smart Lite ESC (installed)
  • (1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
  • (6) Micro Servos (installed)
  • (1) Product Manual
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  • (1) Full-range 6–7+ Channel Spektrum™ DSMX®/DSM2® Compatible Transmitter
  • (1) 3S 11.1V or 4S 14.8V 2200–3200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3® Connector
  • (1) Compatible LiPo Charger
F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

AN EVEN MORE CAPABLE CORSAIR

Due to its unique inverted gull wing design, the F4U Corsair is one of the most recognizable and iconic U.S. Navy and Marine fighter aircraft of World War II. This updated and upgraded version of the E-flite® F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m features a factory-installed 3S and 4S compatible power system with an exclusive 70A Smart Lite ESC to deliver more capabilities and performance. The BNF® Basic version also includes a telemetry-capable AR631 receiver with both AS3X® and optional-use SAFE® Select technologies that make it easier to fly than ever before. The airframe is now finished in the iconic "all blue" trim scheme and includes separate decal sheets to customize it with MARINES, NAVY, and other markings. Factory-installed rotating retracts with strut covers, plus operational flaps, take your scale warbird experience to another level!

Features

  • Updated and upgraded to be easier to fly and to offer improved scale-like, sport flying, high speed and aerobatic capabilities
  • Specially tuned motor compatible with 3S and 4S batteries without the need for modifications or upgrades
  • Popular 3S and 4S 2200–3200mAh batteries deliver excellent performance and flight times
  • 70-amp Spektrum Avian Smart Lite ESC provides real-time battery voltage, current, RPM and other data via compatible receivers and transmitters
  • Compatible with the Spektrum DXS transmitter included with many of the most popular E-flite® and HobbyZone® trainer airplane models
  • Spektrum AR631 receiver with fly-by range telemetry and industry-leading DSMX®
  • Easier to fly with innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of exclusive AS3X® technology
  • Factory-applied paint finish with decal sheets to apply MARINES, NAVY and other markings
  • Functional flaps for shorter takeoffs/landings and improved slow-speed performance
  • Operational rotating electric retracts including scale-like strut covers
  • Full 6-channel control with six factory-installed servos and linkages
  • Lightweight yet durable composite-reinforced EPO construction
  • Fast and easy assembly – no glue required

The Smartest, most powerful, and easiest to fly "full-house" Corsair yet!

This updated and upgraded version of the E-flite® F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m is the Smartest, most powerful, and easiest to fly "full-house" model of the iconic warbird yet! It's better equipped for scale-like flying and sport flying, PLUS offers higher speed and aerobatic capabilities than before — and includes optional-use SAFE® Select technology that makes it easier to fly (BNF® Basic version only). The factory-installed brushless power system features a 70-amp Spektrum Avian Smart Lite ESC plus a specially-tuned motor and 4-blade prop. This combination delivers an abundance of thrust with a 3S LiPo battery, or more speed and nearly unlimited vertical performance with a 4S battery. The ESC can provide a variety of real-time power system related telemetry data including motor RPM, current, battery voltage and more – with Smart and non-Smart batteries – via compatible receivers (including the AR631) and Spektrum AirWare equipped transmitters while you fly. Its lightweight yet durable, composite-reinforced and fully-molded EPO airframe has an abundance of scale detail including panel lines and a pilot figure. Functional scale features include factory-installed rotating retracts with strut covers plus operational flaps. Decal sheets with MARINES, NAVY and other markings are provided for customizing the factory-applied paint finish. No glue is required for final assembly — which means you can have the F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery!

Video Overview

 

Exclusive Technologies
Exclusive Technologies

The BNF® Basic version is equipped with exclusive Spektrum AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence to deliver a locked-in feel that makes it seem like you're flying a much larger airplane. Optional-use SAFE Select offers pitch and bank angle limits along with automatic self-leveling that can be turned on and off at the flip of a switch! And if you don't want to enable the SAFE Select features, simply bind the receiver normally and only AS3X will be active.

 

Smart Technology
Smart Technology

The F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m is equipped with an exclusive Spektrum Avian Smart Lite ESC that can provide a variety of real-time power system related telemetry data including motor RPM, current, battery voltage and more – with Smart and non-Smart batteries – via compatible receivers (including the AR631) and Spektrum AirWare equipped transmitters (including the DX6e and 8e, DX6 G2/3 and 8 G2, the DX9, NX6, 8 and 10, iX12, iX20 and others) while you fly.

 

Versatile Power
Versatile Power

The factory-installed brushless power system features a 70-amp Spektrum Avian Smart Lite ESC plus a specially-tuned motor and 4-blade prop that deliver an abundance of thrust with a 3S LiPo battery, or more speed and nearly unlimited vertical performance with a 4S battery without the need for any modifications or upgrades.

 

Abundant Scale Detail
Abundant Scale Detail

The lightweight yet durable, composite-reinforced and fully-molded EPO airframe is equipped with an abundance of scale detail including panel lines, a pilot figure and more.

 

Functional Scale Features
Functional Scale Features

Factory-installed rotating retracts with strut covers, plus operational flaps, are functional scale features that take your experience to another level.

 

Customizable Trim Scheme
Customizable Trim Scheme

Decal sheets with MARINES, NAVY and other markings are included so you can customize the factory-applied blue paint finish.

 

Easy Assembly
Easy Assembly

No glue is required for final assembly, and you can have the F4U-4 Corsair 1.2m ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery! And although it's conveniently sized to fit fully assembled in just about any vehicle, you can also remove the wing for even easier storage and transport.

 

SAFE technology
SAFE technology
Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage

Already own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible 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, finish any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver featuring AS3X (Artificial Stabilization–3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence. The result is a heightened sense of stability and precision that makes you feel like you're flying a much larger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an extra margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the airplane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No programming is required. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.


With SAFE Select enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits

  • These envelope limits keep the airplane from rolling or pitching upside down. They also prevent excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling

  • The airplane instantly returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the center position. It's also helpful for keeping the wings level during takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Switch Assignment—No Complex Programming Required

  • The simple procedure for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't require any complex programming and takes just a few seconds.

If you don't want to enable the SAFE Select features, just bind the receiver normally and it will function like a standard AS3X receiver.

Product Specifications

Completion Level Bind-N-Fly Basic
Charger Sold Separately
Motor Design Outrunner
Receiver Included
Battery Sold Separately
Connector Type IC3
Product Length 38.19" (970 mm)
Motor Type Brushless
Speed Control Included
Radio Sold Separately
Technology Smart, AS3X and SAFE
Product Weight 52 oz (1475 g) without LiPo Battery
Power Type Electric
Servos Included
Skill Level Level 2
Wingspan 48.03" (1220 mm)
Approximate Assembly Time Less than 1 hour
Flaps Yes
Material Foam
Retracts Included