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Freewing F-104 Starfighter 70mm Jet PNP 6S DELUXE (Forest Camouflage)

FRW-NJ20113P

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Deluxe Edition equiped with a powerful inrunner motor and an upgraded 80A ESC. Looking for something different for your EDF fleet? Introducing Freewing’s 70mm F-104 Starfighter! Own a piece of aviation history with this sleek and storied interceptor, the “Man in a Missile”!

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Data sheet

Type of kit: PNP
Wingspan (mm): 656 mm
Length (mm): 1403 mm
Flying weight (gr) 1800 gr (1080 w/o battery)
Servos 5x 9 gr standard gears, 1x 9 gr standard gear inversed, 1x 9 gr metal gears
Direction of Rotation (EDF Rotor) Classic Counter Clock Wize (CCW)
EDF Diameter Class (mm): 70
Blades: 12
Turbine shroud Synthetic
EDF Rotor Synthetic
Turns/min/Volt (Kv): 2100 Kv
Motor Type: In-Runner
Electronic Speed Control 80A Hobbywing - 5A UBEC
Battery Cells: 6s - 22.2v
Battery Capacity (mAh) 4.000 mAh
Connection: EC-5
Surfaces Ailerons, Rudder, Elevator, Flaps
Landing Gear Full metal retractable main and steerable nose gear with shock absorbing struts, Retractable
Build time 1 hour
Radio requise 6 channels minimum
Recommended pilot skill level Intermediate, Advanced

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Freewing F-104 Starfighter 70mm Jet PNP 6S DELUXE (Forest Camouflage)

This is the High Performance version of the Freewing F-104 Starfighter 70mm. This version includes a powerful inrunner motor which offers greater thrust, yet slightly decreased flight duration. Also includes an upgraded 80A ESC.

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Looking for something different for your EDF fleet? Introducing Freewing’s 70mm F-104 Starfighter! Own a piece of aviation history with this sleek and storied interceptor, the “Man in a Missile”!

This aircraft is quite a surprise at the flying field because it flies much more stable than it appears it can. Onlookers will swear that it cannot fly slowly due to the F-104’s iconic stubby wings, but in fact Freewing has optimized their RC rendition to handle gently at a wide flight envelope while remaining as true to scale appearance as possible. The key to its performance is its very low weight, optimized airfoil, and economical power system. A new 70mm 6s 12 blade power system mated with an upgraded Hobbywing 80A ESC provides lightweight and efficient power with a 6s 4000mAH battery. The result is an aircraft which can reach high speeds, land at 20mph, and fly for four minutes with mixed throttle, while still including the creature comforts we’ve come to expect from Freewing jets like standard flaps and electric retracts.

The 70mm F-104’s size puts it in similar company with Freewing’s 80mm jets, and borrows some of that classes’ features while simplifying on others appropriate for the pricepoint. The magnetic nose cone reduces the long fuselage by nearly 9.5” for easy transport. The wings are removable with screws also, and there is enough slack in the wiring to clear the short carbon spar in the wing. The fuel tank on each wing tip is secured with a sliding plate and two screws for a secure fit. The model flies faster without the fuel tanks, but visibility can become a challenge! There is space under the wooden battery tray to fit a gyro such as the Eagle A3-L, for pilots wanting the added assistance of digital flight stabilization.

We did find that the F-104 is best suited for paved surfaces. The main and nose wheels are 45mm and 35mm, respectively, and the 3mm steel wire struts with metal trunnions are sheathed in plastic like Freewing’s A-10 Warthog. The result is a lightweight landing gear setup which can easily be bent back to shape in the event of a hard landing, but not one which would perform well on taller grass. If operation over tall grass is unavoidable, we recommend hand tossing instead of a traditional rolling takeoff. The wing’s slight anhedral allows the model to skid along its belly and wingtip tanks for stable landings. The model’s EPO foam construction opens up the possibility of fiberglassing directly onto the surface to add strength, durability, and additional customization for pilots wanting to upgrade or customize their F-104.

For pilots who have flown other aircraft in Freewing's 80mm Jet Series, the F-104’s visibility difficulty is similar to the Mirage, while the F-104’s stability is similar to the F-5 or Super Scorpion. Its length can be deceptive; despite being longer than the F-86, the F-104’s wingspan is narrower than the Mirage’s. It truly is a missile with wings! The silver color scheme is very easy to see against a blue sky. Pre-installed electronics and minimal assembly limits build time to 1-2 hours. The Freewing 70mm F-104 Starfighter is recommended for Intermediate to Advanced pilots only. We recommend that pilots have competent experience with at least two prior EDF jets of this size.

Features

  • NEW - 12 Blade factory balanced EDF with powerful 3065-2100KV brushless inrunner motor
  • 80 Amp upgraded Hobbywing ESC with EC5 connector and 5A BEC
  • Durable EPO construction allows for easier repairs in case of flight damage
  • Magnetic nose cone, removable wingtip fuel tanks, and removable wings and scale sized pilot
  • Electronic retractable landing gear with 3mm steel wire struts and metal trunnions
  • Nylon hinges on all control surfaces (superior to foam hinges)
  • All electronics come pre-installed for your convenience

Includes

  • Freewing 70mm F-104 Silver EDF Jet - PNP 6S DELUXE

Requires

  • Minimum 6 Channel Radio
  • 6 Channel Receiver
  • 6 Cell 22.2V 4000 mAh LiPo Battery
  • Lipo Battery Charger

PNP version - 60 to 120mn are required to complete the building
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    Freewing F-104 Starfighter 70mm Jet PNP 6S DELUXE (Forest Camouflage)

    Freewing F-104 Starfighter 70mm Jet PNP 6S DELUXE (Forest Camouflage)

    Deluxe Edition equiped with a powerful inrunner motor and an upgraded 80A ESC. Looking for something different for your EDF fleet? Introducing Freewing’s 70mm F-104 Starfighter! Own a piece of aviation history with this sleek and storied interceptor, the “Man in a Missile”!

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