The F18 Tiger
To make a mark on the sky you simply can’t get better than this F-18 Tiger RC Jet – at nearly a meter long with a wingspan of 696mm you won’t lose this amongst the clouds!
It’s stunning Tiger paintwork looks fantastic and as a bonus will help you to orientate the jet up in the air. Its large size and lightweight construction makes it a stunning performer able to fly smoothly and predictably even in windy conditions. Made out of hardy, shock-absorbing foam it can withstand the occasional crash landing too.
Aerobatics such as loops, barrel rolls, knife-edge and stall turns are all possible with this model, fitted with a powerful brushless motor running a massive 64mm electric ducted fan!
It can be hand launched or take off from a runway and landing is a breeze with its big wingspan adding up to nice gliding characteristics at slow to no speed. Streak through the sky at 80-90mph doing inverted flight, spins and rolls or simply do laps at the park – this versatile RC Jet will not disappoint!
Length: 980mm Wingspan: 696mm
- 25 Amp Electronic Speed Controller
- Powerful 15L Inner Runner Brushless Motor
- 64mm Electronic Ducted Fan
- Powerful 11.1V 1300mAh Lithium Polymer Battery
- Flight Data
Take Off Weight: 560g Wing Area: 10dm2 Wing Load: 56g/dm2 Flight Time: Approx. 10+ mins Flight Range: Approx. 1,000m (1km)
- Control Systems
Radio Transmitter: 4 Channel Radio Receiver: 4 Channel Servos: 5 x 9g Transmitter Frequency: 2.4Ghz
- Pre-painted Airframe
- Stunning Tiger Paintwork
- CAD Engineered Design
Real Plane Facts
Known as the Super Hornet the F/A-18E is a diverse fighter jet based primarily on Aircraft Carriers. It first flew in 1995 and has since been flying in the U.S.A and Australia. First flown in combat during the famous on-going Operation Southern Watch in Iraq, the multi-role fighter also took part in the Operation Iraqi Freedom campaign in 2003.
During the course of one cruise with the U.S. Aircraft Carrier USS Dwight D Eisenhower in 2006 F/A-18Es took part in 70 strafing runs and dropped around 140 precision-targeted bombs – a busy tour by any measure.
Boeing has reportedly delivered 367 F/A-18Es to the U.S. Navy as of 2008, making it a very popular aircraft by military fighter jet standards.
For all weather stability and all out performance you can’t get better than the F/A-18E, couple that with the stunning paintwork of this 64mm electric ducted fan model and you’ve got a resounding winner!
Order this today, and you’ll be delighted again and again with this brilliant RC Jet!