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Vibe SG E12 Heli Kit Hiroki Ito Edition (SPO)

Key Features

  • Redesigned with the help of multi-time F3C World Champion Hiroki Ito to his extreme flying style and performance needs
  • Redesigned carbon main frames for increased rigidity and reduced parts count
  • Machined helical main gear thickness increased to 18mm for high-output electric motor operation
  • Shortened center hub, 19mm lower than original SG E12, for increased performance
  • Rigid collar head damping for extreme 3D flight
  • Carbon tube tail rotor control rod for locked-in performance under extreme tail rotor loads
  • HG metal tail blade grip set included
  • Custom painted Hiroki Ito Edition canopy


The JR® Vibe SG E12 is the flagship 3D machine in the JR helicopter lineup. Designed around a reputation for quality, and built for the pilot who wants the ultimate in extreme 3D flight, JR revisited the drawing board. Not only does this machine reflect advances in electric power, it incorporates new ideas in efficiency and strength. To assure that goal, world F3C champion Hiroki Ito brought to the E12 significant improvements whose vision redefines what the top-tier requirement should be for a hard-core 3D helicopter.

Some of those improvements include a simpler frame design that’s not only lighter, but also stronger. Its all-new main gear is machined from a high-strength polymer material that’s 6mm thicker with helical teeth for superior strength and quieter operation. Built-in alignment pin locations make it possible to set up the helicopter perfectly without any guesswork or measuring. If you have the JR Sub-Trim Free (STF) adjustable metal horns for your servos then assembly is simplified even more. The all-new flybarless head block is now significantly more compact and uses a rigid collar instead of the traditional rubber damper to deliver instantaneous response to your input. In addition, the head is designed to be 19mm lower than previously to improve balance and load handling for pilots who demand running higher head speeds. A carbon tube is used for the tail rotor control pushrod to achieve unmatched tail rotor response. To increase yaw stability even further, metal tail blade grips are now a standard feature. All metal parts on a JR helicopter are diamond cut for a look that’s sharp as well as that signature JR perfect fit.

But what’s even more amazing is the price. JR innovation and quality has never been so affordable in a helicopter designed for the most aggressive 3D flying imaginable.

Needed To Complete

A complete radio system capable of 120 degree or 140 degree CCPM

  • 3ea Swash Servos (JRPS8717, JRPS8917HV)
  • 1ea Tail Rotor Gyro Servo (JRPS8900G, JRPSMP80G, JRPSMPH83G)
  • 2S Li-Po receiver battery (for non-HV rated servos please use JR 6015 regulator, JRPVR6015)
  • Triple Axis Gyro System (TAGS-01, JRPGTA01)
  • Servo Arms(Big Horn 3pcs and Super Horn 1pc are included):
  • 27mm to the mounting hole x 3pcs (for CCPM), 14-17mm to the mounting hole x 1pc (for Rudder)
  • 2ea, 6" heavy duty servo leads (JRPA095)
  • 680mm-720mm long main rotor blade with 12/18mm thick blade grip, 5mm mounting hole
  • 6S Li-Po battery, 4500 to 5500mAh, 175mm max length (x2)
  • ESC, HV 12S Li-Po compatible w/slow start function

    Tools Required For Assembly:
  • Phillips Screwdriver (#0/#1/#2)
  • Cross Wrench (4mm-7mm)
  • Drills (4mm/6mm)
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Scissors
  • Hobby knife
  • Soldering kit
  • Sandpaper (#300-400)
  • Epoxy Glue (more than 30 minutes to become hardened)
  • JR Thrust bearing Grease
  • JR Universal Precision Pitch Gauge
  • Oil touch pen (JRP961296)

    Hex drivers:
  • 1.5mm
  • 2mm
  • 2.5mm
  • 3mm
  • 4mm

    Nut drivers:
  • 4.5mm
  • 5mm
  • 5.5mm
  • 7mm
  • Approximate Assembly Time: 20+ Hours
    Battery: 22.2V 6S 4500-5500mAh LiPo x2
    Channels: 6+
    Completion Level: Kit
    Flying Weight: 7.72 lb (3.5kg)
    Main Blade Material: Carbon fiber
    Main Gear Ratio: 10.3:1
    Main Motor Size: 70mm diameter (max), 67mm length (max), 6mm shaft, 520Kv
    Main Rotor Blade Length: 680-720mm
    Pinion Size: 9-tooth
    Prop Diameter: 62.2 in (1580mm) with 710mm blades
    Rotor Type: Collective Pitch Single Rotor
    Size/Scale: 700
    Swashplate Type: 120-degree CCPM
    Tail Drive: Shaft
    Tail Rotor Diameter: 11.3 in (288mm)



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    Product Support

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    Horizon Hobby, LLC.
    ATTN: Consumer Sales

    4105 Fieldstone Road
    Champaign, IL 61822
    Email: Sales Phone:(800) 338-4639
    Fax:(217) 355-1552