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UMX Twin Otter BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select
A-EFLU30050
E-flite E-flite 0605482163122
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Product Details

The E-flite UMX Twin Otter is an ultra-micro version of the STOL-capable bush plane for intermediate to experienced pilots looking for the most affordable, convenient, and easiest-to-fly replica of the Twin Otter yet.

Key Features

  • The most affordable and convenient scale replica of the STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) capable cargo and passenger carrying utility aircraft
  • Powerful brushless motors compatible with common and affordable 1S 500-800mAh batteries
  • Functional scale features including LED navigation lights and counter-rotating 3-blade props
  • Spektrum receiver with industry-leading 2.4GHz DSMX technology
  • 100% factory-assembled and ready to fly right out of the box
In The Box
  • (1) E-flite UMX Twin Otter with:
    • (1) Control Unit with (1) Spektrum Receiver and (2) Brushless ESCs (installed)
    • (2) Brushless Outrunner Motors (installed)
    • (3) Linear Servos (installed)
  • (1) Product Manual
Needed to Complete
  • Full-range 5+ channel Spektrum DSMX compatible transmitter
  • 1S 3.7V 500-800mAh LiPo with JST-RCY Connector
  • Compatible LiPo charger

Introduction

De Havilland Canada developed the DHC-6 Twin Otter in 1965. Designed as a rugged STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) commuter aircraft, the Twin Otter carried passengers and cargo into harsh environments like the sub-zero Antarctic and the scorching North African desert. Viking Air Limited purchased the Type Certificates for all out-of-production de Havilland aircraft in 2005 and announced the Viking Series 400 Twin Otter Production Program two years later. By mid-2015, Viking re-established the Twin Otter as a successful commuter airliner. The E-flite® UMX Twin Otter is an ultra-micro class scale replica that can be the perfect first twin-powered model for intermediate to experienced RC pilots. It's convenient and easy to fly, and is outfitted with functional features including LED navigation and landing lights, twin brushless motors with counter-rotating 3-blade props – plus it can be equipped with optional floats to fly from pools, ponds, and lakes!

Features

  • The most affordable and convenient scale replica of the STOL (Short Take-Off and Landing) capable cargo and passenger carrying utility aircraft
  • Easy to take off, fly and land, making it a perfect choice for a first scale and twin-powered model
  • Powerful brushless motors compatible with common and affordable 1S 500–800mAh batteries
  • Functional scale features including LED navigation lights and counter-rotating 3-blade props
  • Scale details including moulded-in panel lines, corrugated control surfaces, and more
  • Real-time battery voltage telemetry with compatible Spektrum transmitters
  • Works with the Spektrum DXS transmitter included with many RTF models
  • 4-channel control including differential thrust for full aerobatic capability
  • Spektrum receiver with industry-leading 2.4GHz DSMX® technology
  • The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of exclusive AS3X® technology
  • Easier to fly with optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • 100% factory-assembled and ready to fly right out of the box
  • Install the optional floats (sold separately) to fly from water
  • Ultra-micro sized to fly in more places and smaller spaces

The Convenient And Easy To Fly Twin!

There's no better choice for RC pilots who want a great first – or next – twin model than the E-flite® UMX Twin Otter! It delivers exciting "bush plane" scale looks and performance and the inherent stability of a high-wing design. Because of its convenient ultra-micro size, it can be flown in more places and smaller spaces, including in many yards, parks, and sports fields. You can even remove the landing and install the optional floats (sold separately) to fly from pools, ponds, and lakes! Along with moulded-in panel lines, corrugated control surfaces, and a scale-inspired trim scheme, the UMX Twin Otter is also equipped with scale-looking LED navigation and landing lights and exclusive AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies. Plus, the brushless motors – with counter-rotating 3-blade props – are compatible with common and affordable 1S 500–800mAh batteries also used for the UMX Ultrix and other popular models. The E-flite UMX Twin Otter offers a truly unique flying experience a wide range of pilots can enjoy!

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Bind-N-Fly<sup>™</sup> Completion Level Advantage
Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage

Already own a Spektrum transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of the box with the power system, servos, and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed, so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, finish any final assembly, and fly!

 

Exclusive Technologies
Exclusive Technologies

This model features exclusive Spektrum AS3X® and SAFE® Select technologies. AS3X works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence to deliver a locked-in feel that makes it seem like you're flying a much larger airplane. Optional-use SAFE Select offers pitch and bank angle limits and automatic self-leveling that can be turned on and off at the flip of a switch to make this the easiest to fly Twin Otter replica yet!

 

Telemetry Capable
Telemetry Capable

The UMX Twin Otter is equipped with a control unit/flight controller that includes two ESCs and a Spektrum receiver that provides real-time flight battery voltage telemetry to compatible Spektrum AirWare equipped transmitters (including the DX6e and 8e, DX6 G2/G3 and 8 G2, the DX9, NX6, 8 and 10, the iX12, iX20, and others) while you fly.

 

Twin Power
Twin Power

Powerful twin brushless motors with counter-rotating three-blade props deliver an excellent power-to-weight ratio and long flight times with common and affordable 1S 500–800mah batteries. Differential thrust offers yaw control for easy ground handling and performing aerobatics.

 

Gear Options
Gear Options

The UMX Twin Otter can be flown from paved and other smooth surfaces using the tricycle landing gear, or you can fly from water, including pools, ponds, and lakes, using the optional float set (sold separately). And whichever gear option you choose to fly with, both are easy to install and can be swapped out in minutes!

 

LED Lights
LED Lights

Realistic-looking LED landing and navigation lights are factory-installed and powered from the flight battery to add to the scale look and flying experience.

 

Fully Factory-Assembled
Fully Factory-Assembled

The UMX Twin Otter arrives 100% factory-assembled and ready to fly right out of the box! It's equipped with industry-leading Spektrum 2.4GHz technology that binds to your 5+ channel DSMX®/DSM2® equipped transmitter so you can be flying within minutes of opening the box.

 

Durable Design
Durable Design

Construction with advanced EPS material delivers a lightweight yet durable airframe. In the unfortunate event you damage any airframe parts or components and can't repair them, a full line of replacement/spare parts is readily available.

 

SAFE technology
SAFE technology
Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage

Already own a Spektrum transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of the box with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, finish any final assembly and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX receiver featuring AS3X (Artificial Stabilization-3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence so you enjoy a sense of stability and precision that makes it feel like you're flying a much larger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an extra margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the airplane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No programming is required.


With SAFE Select enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits

  • These envelope limits keep the airplane from rolling or pitching upside down. They also prevent excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling

  • The airplane instantly returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the centre position. It's also helpful for keeping the wings level during takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Switch Assignment-No Complex Programming Required

  • The simple procedure for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't require any complex programming and takes just a few seconds. For UMX models like this one, SAFE Select is automatically assigned to channel 5 (Gear) so you can turn it on an off with any switch assigned to that channel (switch A by default on most Spektrum computer transmitters).



Spec Data

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