F-18 Hornet from E-flite

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The E-flite® F-18 Hornet 80mm EDF features an all-new design with the size, scale details, functional features and performance to deliver an unmatched flying experience. With 6S LiPo power its V2 12-blade 80mm fan, high-RPM brushless inrunner motor and 100A ESC deliver fantastic performance with virtually instantaneous throttle response. This power system also provides better performance and longer flight times than the 6S-compatible power systems used in larger models — plus it offers a turbine-like sound! An abundance of Extra Scale details including molded-in panel lines and hatches, removable ordnance and drop tanks, a pilot figure and more take the appearance to another level. Functional Extra Scale features include LED navigation lights, full-flying stabs and operational flaps, plus retracts and sequenced gear doors. It's also equipped with the most scale-like landing gear of any F-18 EDF model yet, and the shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts are painted white for an even more realistic appearance. Constructed of durable, fully-molded EPO material, no glue is required for assembly and it can be ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery!

Features:

  • The best handling high-performance F-18 EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) jet model yet
  • Scale replica of the iconic aircraft flown by the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and other forces
  • Extra Scale details including removable ordnance and tanks, painted landing gear, molded-in panel lines and more
  • Functional Extra Scale features including LED lights, full-flying stabs, flaps, main and nose gear doors
  • V2 12-blade 80mm fan delivers excellent top speed and vertical performance plus turbine-like sound
  • Factory-installed, high-power 6S-compatible brushless inrunner motor and 100-amp ESC
  • Fits a wide range of 6S batteries from 4000-7000mAh to deliver class-leading flight times
  • Spektrum™ AR636 6-channel receiver with industry-leading 2.4GHz DSMX® technology
  • Easier to fly with innovative and optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of exclusive AS3X® technology
  • Ten factory-installed metal-geared servos with ball-link equipped linkages
  • Electric retracts with scale painted shock-absorbing, trailing-link struts
  • No glue required for assembly and can be ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery
  • Two-piece wing that bolts into place and a magnetically secured nose cone
  • Convenient top hatch with clear canopy, cockpit detail and a pilot figure
  • Factory-applied VMFA(AW)-242 "Bats" squadron finish
  • Extremely durable, fully molded EPO airframe

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McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet


McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet

The McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet is a twin-engine, supersonic, all-weather, carrier-capable, multirole combat jet, designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (hence the F/A designation). Designed by McDonnell Douglas (now part of Boeing) and Northrop (now part of Northrop Grumman), the F/A-18 was derived from the latter's YF-17 in the 1970s for use by the United States Navy and Marine Corps. The Hornet is also used by the air forces of several other nations, and formerly, by the U.S. Navy's Flight Demonstration Squadron, the Blue Angels.

The F/A-18 was designed to be a highly versatile aircraft due to its avionics, cockpit displays, and excellent aerodynamic characteristics, with the ability to carry a wide variety of weapons. The aircraft can perform fighter escort, fleet air defense, suppression of enemy air defenses, air interdiction, close air support, and aerial reconnaissance. Its versatility and reliability have proven it to be a valuable carrier asset, though it has been criticized for its lack of range and payload compared to its earlier contemporaries, such as the Grumman F-14 Tomcat in the fighter and strike fighter role, and the Grumman A-6 Intruder and LTV A-7 Corsair II in the attack role.

The Hornet first saw combat action during the 1986 United States bombing of Libya and subsequently participated in the 1991 Gulf War and 2003 Iraq War. The F/A-18 Hornet served as the baseline for the Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet, its larger, evolutionary redesign.



This article is an extract from the Wikipedia article "McDonnell Douglas F/A-18 Hornet", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0

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Wingspan: 980mm (38.6 in)
Length: 1350mm (53.1 in)

Weight: 3400 g (7.5 lbs)
Airfoil Shape: Flat bottom
Approximate Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Approximate Flight Time: 3 minutes
CG (Center of Gravity): 2.7-3" (70-78mm) back from leading edge at fuselage
Charger: 6-cell LiPo balancing charger (sold separately)
Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic
Control Throw (Flaps): Full Down 1.8" (45mm), Half Down 1.1" (28mm)
Control Throw - High (Ailerons): Up/Down 0.47" (12mm)
Control Throw - High (Elevator): Up/Down 0.63" (16mm)
Control Throw - High (Rudder): Right/Left 0.43" (11mm)
Control Throw - Low (Ailerons): Up/Down 0.31" (8mm)
Control Throw - Low (Elevator): Up/Down 0.47" (12mm)
Control Throw - Low (Rudder): Right/Left 0.27" (7mm)
Fan Size: 3.1" (80mm) diameter
Flaps: Yes
Flying Weight: 6.6-7.5lbs (2.99-3.4kg)
Length: 53.1" (1350mm)
Material: EPO foam
Minimum Required Radio: 6-CH 2.4GHz DSMX
Minimum Speed Control: 100A Pro-Switch Mode w/EC5 connector included
Motor Size: 3270 2000Kv brushless inrunner
Recommended Motor Battery: 6S 22.2V 4000-8000mAh 30C LiPo w/IC5 or EC5 connector (sold separately)
Retracts: 100° rotating electric retracts
Servos: Ten 13g metal gear servos included
Transmitter Range: Full range 6-ch transmitter required
Wingspan: 38.6" (980mm)

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F-18 Hornet (Grey)
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