HOBBY LOBBY F- 4
This all-molded-foam airplane comes painted and with waterslide
decals applied. The 70mm fan with brushless outrunner motor is
installed, as is the 45A brushless speed control. The jet has five
installed servos and fixed gear that can be easily removed for
hand launching. A 4-channel radio is required. The jet costs $279.
Hobby Lobby Intl. (615) 373-1444; hobby-lobby.com
BH MODELS B- 25
BH Models’ latest offering, this built-up B- 25 ARF follows on the heels
of the overwhelming success of the BH Models OV-1 and Mosquito.
This 62-inch-span model flies great on two 2814 motors and even
includes retracts. It has fiberglass cowls, Oracover covering, painted
pilots, installed canopy and a separate decal sheet.
BH Models; distributed by Hobby People (800) 854-8471;
BRUSHLESS & DIGITAL SERVOS
You’re sure to find the right servo in the Futaba lineup. New
additions include the BLS252 and BLS253 brushless heli servos;
the S3117 high-torque mini-microservo, weighing in at just 0.3
ounce; the S3157 digital high-speed/high-torque microservo; and
the S3170G digital planetary gear retract servo.
Futaba; distributed by Great Planes (217) 398-6300;
(800) 682-8948; futaba-rc.com
The first in ElectriFly’s E-Performance Series, this
50-inch-span aerobat is built with hand-selected
wood, carbon fiber and lightweight fiberglass. Its
ailerons and rudder come hinged, and the motor
box with cowl ring comes installed. This airplane is
designed for unlimited performance with the
recommended RimFire 42-50-800 outrunner
brushless motor. The Edge 540T costs $170.
ElectriFly; distributed by Great Planes (217) 398-
6300; (800) 682-8948; greatplanes.com