Mini Hotliner performance with affordable GWS EDP-50XC and 12mm Brushless systems. Features a wide flight envelope and forgiving stall characteristics - will slow to a crawl, climb out to a dot in seconds, and reaches blistering speeds in a shallow dive. See the online build thread CLICK HERE.
Ideal club racing platform.
Cuts through high winds that sends all other pilots packing.
Durable solid balsa and carbon construction.
Simple one evening construction from building board to first flight.
Outstanding performance from simple brushed 180 motors (40mph Level Flight)
Blistering performance from the Hacker E10-36L 12mm Brushless (60+mph Level Flight)
To complete this model you will require basic woodworking tools (a sanding block and sand paper), thin CA glue, clear tape, a water based urethane wood sealant or dope. Designed for JR SM8 servos.
Auto-detects 2 or 3 cell Li-Poly pack and adjusts cut-off voltage
Beeps number of cells at startup
Auto-learns throttle range
1A BEC - supports 3 servos
Flexible silicone wire
Special Instructions: Never exceed the recommended battery voltage listed on the package. Do not use a separate battery supply with this controller. Never disconnect the battery supply when the motor is running.
This product is guaranteed to arrive to you operational, beyond that no additional warranty, guarantee of suitability, offer of service, or replacement is provided. We allow 30 days from the date of purchase for the end user to verify the function of this product and make a warranty claim.
Extended Warranty (available as an option only at time of purchase):
With purchase of extended warranty, Stevens AeroModel will repair or replace this item once within one year of date of purchase, no questions asked. To redeem extended warranty defective item must be returned, at senders expense, to Stevens AeroModel along with copy of purchase receipt. International warranty claims will be charged 5.00 USD (return postage and handling).
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SUPERIOR GAP FILLING FORMULA
MEDIUM VISCOSITY ALLOWS APPROXIMATELY 7 TO 10 SECONDS FOR PART POSITIONING
AVERAGE OF 20 SECONDS FOR CURING
WORKS ON OILY SURFACES
USE ZIP KICKER TO ACCELERATE CURE TIME
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This a great little item. Sanding block is made from very high density foam and features fine 240 and extrafine 120 grit papers. This block won't deform and cause waves in your project like those cheap hardware store sanding sponges.
Greetings all, I wanted to tell you all that we really like the A.R. My firend built his very similar to the stated design with a 5800 KVA inrunner. I put a small 2100 kva outrunner on mine that turns a 5x3 prop. They seem to have just about the same amout of speed and authority. Fantastic design and really fun to fly.
I'm the friend Randy mentioned. I first bought the AR as a home for an unused GWS brushed motor that came out of my Pico Stik. It flew great on that motor, but I wanted to see what it could do with a brushless. I bought a Feigao 1208425L, running a 450mAh 7.4 lipo, a 6 amp speed controller, and either a GWS 3x2 or 3x3 prop. It's an absolute blast to fly. Above combination seems perfectly matched, and I get about 4 minutes of pure fun.
I don't now Randy or Frank but I love this plane. Setup w/ Medusa 5300kva, tbird 9, 11.1v 700mah lipo, GWS 3*3, I'm not sure if I'm hitting 85mph, but it's rock solid and really fast. Sounds like a turbocharged mosquito buzzing the field! Now I just need to get braver and keep it on the deck.
Great little plane, and fun to build for me who has only built foamies and ARF's. My setup is a Turnigy 1230 4500 kv motor with 3x2 prop, 6A esc , HXT500 servos and 3 cell Nano 450. Setup worked great, allthough I didnt break any speed records with it.
I finished building the Fly Baby, only thing I need is the radio block. This was another enjoyable kit to build, ...and am thinking about picking up another kit to start on. Good job guys, keep up the good work.
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I decided to get back in the hobby after way too many years. Purchased a couple of small ARF “beginners” planes with poor results at best. Almost gave up, but was inspired by reading a copy of “Balsa Builder”. I built the Gym Ripper to learn the b...