Edge 540 from Tower Hobbies

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Like its full-size counterpart in ultra-exciting air racing, the easy-to-assemble Tower Hobbies Edge 540 ARF excels at outrageous aerobatics. Adding to its crowd-pleasing performance, the all-wood main structures and painted, hand-laid fiberglass cowl and wheel pants sport an eye-catching, factory-applied trim scheme. Take a flight on the wild side with the Edge 540...an exceptional value in edge-of-your-seat aerobatics.

Features:

  • Fly loops, rolls, knife edge, stall turns, and other exciting maneuvers.
  • Low parts count – assembles in as little as 8-12 hours.
  • Light, strong, built-up wood airframe with factory-applied heat-shrink film covering.
  • Fiberglass cowl and wheel pants, painted to match the vibrant trim scheme.
  • One-piece wing mounts with two nylon bolts and removes easily for transportation.
  • Large, easy-to-remove canopy for quick access to on-board gear and LiPo battery.
  • Pre-hinged ailerons and self-aligning tail surfaces reduce assembly time.
  • Designed in the USA.

Pictures

Zivko Edge 540


Zivko Edge 540

The Zivko Edge 540 manufactured by Zivko Aeronautics is a highly aerobatic aircraft. Capable of a 420 degree per second roll rate and a 3,700 foot per minute climb rate, it has been flown to victory on the international Unlimited aerobatics circuit several times since the mid-1990s. A tandem-seat version is sold as the Edge 540T.

The Zivko Edge 540 is the most common aircraft used in the Red Bull Air Race World Series.



This article is an extract from the Wikipedia article "Zivko Edge 540", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0

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Wingspan: 1480mm (58.3 in)
Length: 1200mm (47.2 in)

Weight: 2720 g (6 lbs)

Wing Loading: 20.5 - 23.4 oz/sq ft (62.5 - 71.4 g/sq dm)
Wing Area: 590 sq in (38.0 sq dm)
Center of Gravity, (CG): 2 - 3" (51 - 76mm) from the leading edge of
the underside of the wing measured at the fuselage
Control Throws Low Rate High Rate
Elevator, Up/Down: 1/2" (13mm) 8° 3/4" (19mm) 12°
Rudder, Right/Left: 1-1/2" (38mm) 15° 1-1/2" (38mm) 15°
Ailerons, Up/Down: 3/8" (9mm) 8° 5/8" (16mm) 13°
Fuel Tank: Approximately 6oz (180cc)
Spinner: Red plastic 2" (51mm) diameter

Requirements
Radio: At least 4 channel
Servos: 5-6 mini servos with at least 50 oz-in torque (2-aileron,
1-rudder, 1 or 2-elevator, 1-throttle if using glow engine
Electric Power;
Brushless Motor: ElectriFly Rimfire .32 (42-50-800) recommended
Electronic Speed Control: 70 - 80A
LiPo Battery: 4S 3300 - 3600mAh
Battery charger and LiPo charging bag
Glow Power:
Engine: .46 - .55 cu in (7 - 9 cc) 2-stroke OR .72 cu in (11.5 cc) 4-stroke
Glow Fuel, Glow Starter
Propeller to match selected engine
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