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Jun 15, 2010, 03:47 AM
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CrashingDutchman's Avatar
New Product

New HK Mini F-16 EDF Fighter Jet / EPO Plug-n-Fly


Mini F-16 EDF Fighter Jet w/LiPo Battery, EPO Plug-n-Fly: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=12614



An excellent parkflyer sized EDF foamie made from well moulded and crash resistant (EPO) foam.

The F-16 EDF jet comes plug and fly ready right out of the box and will take you around 45 minutes to set up. Included is a 20A ESC and small yet powerful 50mm brushless ducted fan system, plus all servos are pre installed so all you only need to add is your own receiver to complete this model.

Also included is a 3S lipo battery and optional landing gear.


Specifications:
Wingspan: 530mm
Length: 680mm
Flying Weight: 325g
Motor: Powerful brushless Inrunenr
ESC: 20A
Servo: 2 x 8g
EDF: 50mm
Battery: 850mah 3S 11.1V 20C

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Jun 15, 2010, 07:45 AM
Electronics and RC
MegaTesla's Avatar
Looks like the JPower jets. Discussion here: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show....php?t=1158665
Jun 15, 2010, 08:44 AM
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Did the JPower jets come with optional landing gear?
Jun 15, 2010, 12:22 PM
Gravity's a harsh Mistress....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JGuilty13
Did the JPower jets come with optional landing gear?
Yep...waste of time, unless your going to add a servo to steer it.
Jun 17, 2010, 05:51 AM
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Steering


Hello everyone, I am not so good at flying (just started). This plane looks nice for the $$$... I am not sure about one thing. How do you steer it? I have Hobbyking 2.4ghz 4ch radio, can I steer it with this radio. The problem is aileron and elevator can not figure out how to use elevator, because two servos are connected aileron-like...

Thank you.
Jun 17, 2010, 06:01 AM
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You'll either need a radio that'll do taileron mixing or buy a separate mixing unit. HK do them for a few $s.
Jun 17, 2010, 08:53 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Si Goodchild
You'll either need a radio that'll do taileron mixing or buy a separate mixing unit. HK do them for a few $s.
Like this one?

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...r._Ultra-small
Jun 22, 2010, 08:29 AM
Plane and multirotor's - FPV
DrEvil's Avatar

Hi Bearpaw


Yes, like that one, but another brand, this one has much better
resolution. : http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...o_V-Tail_Mixer

I have tryed both, and the BA is much better than the Turnigy.

Best regards

Kai
Jun 22, 2010, 09:10 AM
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CrashingDutchman's Avatar
Maybe this plane is not so good for someone who just started?

Anyway, there is now a foam-only version available (while stock lasts): http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=12852
Jun 25, 2010, 03:59 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by CrashingDutchman
Maybe this plane is not so good for someone who just started?

Anyway, there is now a foam-only version available (while stock lasts): http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=12852
If I'll buy the airframe only, any recommendations for a motor?

Guy
Jun 25, 2010, 04:16 AM
Electronics and RC
MegaTesla's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by guyst
If I'll buy the airframe only, any recommendations for a motor?

Guy
HK have a lot of 2030 (also listed 20-30) size and 55/64 EDF outrunners available. I'm going to place an order for a few motors this weekend, not sure what though. I'm leaning towards the higher kv ones.

Let us know what you decide.
Jun 27, 2010, 08:40 AM
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What kind of motor are you looking for? More thrust or more efficient?
Jul 01, 2010, 11:11 PM
This is high school for you...
A10 man's Avatar
I really like the looks of this airplane but doesn't $65 PNP seem a bit cheap? An other thoughts?
Jul 01, 2010, 11:15 PM
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It is cheap, but that is what Hobbyking is known for and that is why so many people buy there.

Read the posts in the thread MegaTesla linked to in this post: https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/show...14&postcount=2 and you will see it's well worth the money.


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