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  • FMS 1300mm Yak54
  • FMS Yak54
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane
  • FMS Yak54 3D Aerobatic RC ARF Airplane

FMS Yak 54 3D Aerobatic Airplane 1300mm (51") Wingspan - PNP


FMS 1300mm Yak 54 3D Aerobatic Receiver Ready - FMS061

Similar to the other scale RC planes in the FMS 3D aerobatic lineup, the Yak 54 is yet another incredibly well built aircraft. One of the most innovative features of this plane is that there are no foam hinges on the entire aircraft, all control surfaces utilize nylon hinges. This plane is built like a tank with high quality feature throughout. Multiple carbon spars give the wing the perfect combination of strength and flexibility, the entire plane utilizes 17g metal gear servos (no 9g or plastic gear servos on this plane!), the rudder has pinned hinges for extra safety and performance, and the elevator halves are joined by a thick plastic spar to ensure strength and perfect alignment during fast maneuvers. The Build quality of this plane is second to none.

This plane has the amazing versatility to handle perfectly at both very high speeds and very low speeds. Hovering, harriers, knife edge flight, and outside loops can be performed with relative ease. This is one great plane which is capable of most, if not all, 3D maneuvers. While the FMS Yak 54 is very easy to land, the scale rubber tires and heavy-duty, thick gauge metal landing gear are ready to absorb the shock of the occasional not so perfect landing.

FMS considered every detail when designing this plane. There is even a separate compartment on the bottom of the plane for your receiver and antenna. The receiver compartment is easily accessible by removing a magnetic hatch cover. The separate battery compartment on the top of the plane also has a strong magnetic hatch and plenty of room for a variety of battery sizes.

Many customers ask if this plane can be flown by individuals who do not have any 3D skills or are not 3D pilots. The answer is absolutely YES! The other question we are frequently asked about the FMS 3D planes is how they handle in windy conditions. These FMS 3D planes are absolutely amazing in windy conditions. We encourage you to read the reviews, the Yak 54 looks amazing, flies like its on rails and its innovative durability features are second to none.   


  • Exceptional scale detail including hand painted pilot figure, factory applied graphics, and three blade sport propeller
  • Built from the ground up for durability with heavy gauge metal landing gear, 17g metal gear high torque servos, carbon fiber reinforced main wing panels, plastic spar reinforced elevator, and nylon hinges on ALL control surfaces 
  • Made with durable, damage resistant EPO foam
  • Separate receiver and servo compartment with magnetic hatch cover
  • Spacious battery compartment gives pilots the option of flying light weight 4S batteries for full 3D or larger 4S batteries for more sport and longer run times
  • Large, scale control surfaces for advanced 3D and aerobatic flight
  • Powerful 60A ESC and 760Kv Motor
  • Motor, ESC, and servos come pre-installed for your convenience
  • Large scale, stable flight platform handles windy condition and bold graphics make the Yak 54 easy to see even at far distances


  • 4-6 Channel Radio - Click Here for recommendations
  • 4-6 Channel Receiver - Click Here for recommendations
  • 4 Cell 14.8V 2500 mAh Lipo Battery - EPR25004
  • Lipo Battery Charger - Click Here for recommendations
 Skill Level: IntermediateArrow.jpgBuild Time: 1 HourAge Level: 14 and upArrow_End.jpg
 FEATURE VIDEO: Review and Flight Demo of the FMS Yak 54 by Motion RC


1300mm / 51.2in


1270mm / 50in

Flying Weight


Power System

3948-Kv760 Brushless Motor

Speed Control

60A ESC, Internal 3A SBEC, T Connector

Propeller / EDF

13x5 3 Blade Scale Propeller


17gx4 Metal Gear

Landing Gear


Required Battery

14.8V 2500-2600mAh 25C 4 cell LiPo

Required Radio

4 Channel









Hinge Type

Rugged hinges on all control surfaces


EPO Foam

 BONUS VIDEO: FMS 3D Prop and Spinner Assembly by Motion RC
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  1. Yak 54..You can't tell it's EPO Foam. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Jul 2015

    When I first saw this plane on the Motion RC site, I though..I really don't want a foamie plane. I have been flying balsa planes. When I opened the box, I was amazed. At first glance you cannot tell its EPO foam. The quality is outstanding, and it came about 95% assembled. Took it to the field, and my senior club instructor usually trims my new planes for me. It flew on rails right out of the box. Yes I will get another plane like this one. Highly Recommended!!

  2. Great looking and a good Aerobatic plane! 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th Apr 2015

    The plane came boxed well and the assembly was relatively easy given a few moments of stress getting the wing bolts lined up for insertion and one bad set screw for the servo rods and a bad servo. Once complete I maidened the bird and found it to fly strict to the inputs. Take off and landings were easy as it has good flight characteristics at low speeds. The flight time with slightly above average higher throttle was around 5 mins using the recommended battery. The overall construction and ease of accessing the battery and receiver trays is well thought out and easy to access. This is a great aerobatic for almost any type flyer and if not for the few problems I mentioned I would have given it 5 stars.

  3. Good to go. 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 24th Mar 2015

    Easy to assemble, great quality. I really like the separate hatches for the battery and receiver, its a cool feature to keep them separate.
    I flew it with the stock 3 blade and it was so-so. I then did the 'prop mod' by adding a strip of zip tie to the props and same thing, so-so. I then went to a 14x7 2 blade and now it is when it should be. The stock spinner and props are heavy, so going to a 2 blade with a light weight spinner is much much better for power and battery life.

  4. Great looking plane! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 15th Jan 2015

    After a long break getting in to RC again and this is my first build. Went smooth, except rudder mount - plastic hinges were not aligned and rudder axle would pop out of it. Nothing serious and was remedied with a small file.
    Finished plane looks gorgeous and can't wait to fly it this weekend.
    Paint and parts fit is excellent, definitely will buy more FMS models in a future.
    Like foam packing box which can be used for transporting long distance, so I saved it.
    Will post review after first flight.
    Thank you all in Motion RC, btw - great videos on youtube!

  5. Very Impressed! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 14th Nov 2014

    I just received this YAK-54 and it is my first FMS model. From the opening of the box, I was VERY impressed. Assembly was straight forward and everything went together as advertised. Motion RC shipped out VERY quickly. I haven't had the opportunity to maiden this bird yet...but I am chomping at the bit to do so (they are re-paving and improving my flying field). I am confident it will exceed my expectations though.

  6. The FMS YAK-54 is the best of the lot! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 22nd Oct 2014

    The YAK-54 is the best of the three FMS 3D airplanes. The construction is great and very durable. I fly mine with an 80A ESC, 4S/5S batteries and a two blade 14x10 prop .
    The plane is an outstanding 3D airplane and will do any maneuver.
    I also fly mine with the Eagle A3 Super gyro and doing hovers and knife edges are a piece of cake. Takeoffs and landings are easy, especially with the gyro engaged during stiff crosswinds. This combination will peg your fun meter. The color combination is easy on the eyes. The pilot is the wrong figure because this airplane is flown by a French female acrobatic team.
    Flying this type of airplane will hone your all-around flying skills!
    MotionRC has the number one customer service organization and my go-to hobby shop!

  7. smooth and responsive 4 Star Review

    Posted by on 5th Oct 2014

    My first flight was great. Just what I wanted. It did everything I wanted it to do on the first flight. Second flight went great only problem was I came in a little hard and the landing gear collapse but little damage. looking forward for my third flight.

  8. 3 D? FLY THIS PLANE AND FIND OUT! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 21st Aug 2014


  9. Grate PNP 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th May 2014

    Shipping very fast ordered on Thursday and received it on
    Monday in South Louisiana. Boxed up very good, all parts were spotless. Build simple and fast about 1&1/2 hrs. build time. Did not have time to go to fly field yet, but I feel everything will go very good. Very nice looking Yak.

  10. Looks good but heavy 3 Star Review

    Posted by on 26th May 2014

    Seems a little tail heavy with a 2500 4s. Wish it had a normal prop shaft so you could put a 2 blade on it but with the hex nut type spinner it just cant be done and another prop shaft will have to be purchased.

  11. awesome starter for 3d. 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 13th Mar 2014

    Plane is really mellow and not to overwhelming at first. Very durable only wished the battery compartment was like the sbach.

  12. Can`t wait to put it to the test 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Feb 2014

    Received the Yak 54 the other day, could not wait to open the box to see what`s inside. WOW ! Awesome looking airplane. The quality is unmatched , I have a couple other foam airplanes that don't even come close to the craftsmanship of this airplane. The people at Motion RC really have something special from the speedy service to the quality products. I am looking forward to doing business with them again.

  13. FMS keeps getting better! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 6th Jan 2014

    First, let me say as many people have, MotionRc's customer service is unmatched...look out big box flyboys.

    The build of this plane is very straightforward and easy. I've owned several FMS planes and I'm continually impressed with the advancement in their planes not only from a build and quality standpoint but also from a flying perspective.

    The first flight on this plane was with the stock setup except that I replaced the servos with the FMS 17g digital metal gear servos. FYI-very good servos for the money. Take off is easy and stable with very little rudder input needed from the torque of the motor. Once in the air, this plane flies like it's on rails. It's stable, tracks beautifully and can perform any aerobatic move you throw at it. On the stock setup it will do some light 3D but forget about the hardcore moves. Just not enough power and throw on the control surfaces to pull it off. Landing is very easy as long as you keep an 1/8 to 1/4 throttle in it.

    I wanted to see how far I could push the 3D envelope with this plane. I replaced the three blade prop with a two blade APC 14x7, put a longer servo arm on the elevator servo and increased my travel adjustments to 150% on all the control surfaces. With the 14x7 two blade prop this plane comes alive and with 70 degrees of elevator travel it can get your heart pounding. Snap rolls are excitingly violent, roll rates outstanding, walls are terrific and parachutes are stable and forgiving. I was a little concerned about the hinge system with the extreme throws but they held up great.

    Overall, this plane is very fun to fly. On a stock setup on high rates it will provide a lot of excitement, on low rates, you could sit in a lawn chair and fly it all day. Is this plane for a beginner, no, but I'd highly recommend it for someone looking for an aerobatic plane that is forgiving and exciting at the same time. Keep up the good work FMS and MotionRC.

  14. Great Airplanes !! 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 31st Dec 2013

    Nice Airplane in every way !!

  15. Wow is all I can say 5 Star Review

    Posted by on 29th Dec 2013

    If you want a responsive bird that is fun to fly, this is your ticket. I recommend that you have some hours under your belt flying acro and this should be your 4th -5th plane because this thing will do stuff your regular birds will not do. You will need to dial down the throws on this baby to start because at 100%, it is quick at reacting to what ever you throw at it. Run 50% to get use to it than go crazy. This is the First FMS bird I have gotten with zero issue with it and was hesitant at purchasing another FMS item. Hinges are great with plenty of throw. First flight in about 5mph winds and floated it in for a landing and just plopped it down. I highly recommend this bird for any person wanting a little thrill in the flying.

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