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Freewing Messerschmitt Me 262 "Yellow 7" V2 Twin 70mm EDF Jet - PNP

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70mm Freewing Twin EDF Messerschmitt Me-262 "Yellow 7" V2 Jet - Receiver Ready (PNP) - FJ30421P

Introducing a new color scheme for 2018, the Freewing Me-262 Version 2 features 12 blade EDFs for exhilarating power and realistic sound.  Wearing the historic markings of a preserved Me-262 on display at the National Air and Space Museum in Washington, D.C, the iconic "Yellow 7", BuNos 500491, will stand out against the blue skies at your local flying field.

This is a fantastic twin EDF 70mm jet from Freewing.  The Motion RC Flight Boys considers this one of the relatively hidden gems of EDFs that we offer.  Excellent presence both static and in the air, very nimble with excellent speed and flight characteristics.  If you're looking for something unique, distinctive with excellent quality and performance then you will want to give the Freewing Me 262 a look, you won't be disappointed. 

  Visit the Official Freewing Me 262 Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Features:

  • NEW!  Iconic "Yellow 7" BuNos 500491 paint scheme
  • NEW!  Upgraded 3048-2150kv brushless outrunner motors
  • NEW!  Twin 12-Blade 70mm EDFs with metal housing for high speed manuevers and realistic jet turbine sound 
  • Super scale features including detailed cockpit, authentic graphics, engine vents, machine guns and more
  • Dual 60A Hobbywing ESCs and powerful 2150kV brushless motors give the Me262's twin EDFs the thrust to reach speeds in excess of 100 MPH !
  • Durable, shock absorbing, metal retractable main gear and nose gear
  • Split flaps for shorter takeoffs and slower landings
  • Nylon hinges on all control surfaces
  • Crash resistant EPO foam with carbon wing spars for enhanced strength
  • Motors, EDF, ESC, and all servos come pre-installed for your convenience

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  • Freewing Messerschmitt Me 262 "Yellow 7" Twin 70mm EDF Jet - PNP

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Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Intermediate
BUILD TIME : 1+ Hours

Wingspan

1500mm / 59in

Length

1280mm / 50.4in

Flying Weight

2900g / 102.3oz

Power System

NEW 3048-2150kv brushless outrunner motors (2 pcs)

Speed Control

60A HobbyWing, Internal SBEC, EC5 connector (2 pcs)

Propeller / EDF

NEW 70mm 12-Blade EDF Fans (2 pcs)

Servos

9g standard with 100mm lead : nose gear steering
9g standard with 300mm lead : left gear door, right gear door
9g standard with 550mm lead : right flap
9g reverse with 550mm lead : left flap
17g standard with 100mm lead : elevator
17g standard with 550mm lead : left aileron, right aileron, rudder

Landing Gear

Electronic Retract with Metal Trunnions on Main Gear and Nose Gear

Required Battery

6S 22.2V 4000mAh to 6000mAh 40C LiPo

Required Radio

6 Channel

Rudder

Yes

Flaps

Yes

Ailerons

Yes

Lights

No

Hinge Type

Nylon hinges on all control surfaces

Material

EPO Foam

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KM
04/11/2019
keith m.
United States
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Ahead if its time

Truly a beautiful plane fly's like a true WARBIRD

AD
03/29/2019
Allan D.
United States
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Freewing Me262

Excellent model, beautiful finish.

NZ
03/26/2019
Nandor Zsiros
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Best Ever Twin 70mm Scale EDF Jet Warbird!

Where can you find better foam scale Me-262 EDF jet? Nowhere, eh! This is it! ;) Not just looks good, flies good too! Up to know no nasty behaviour, plenty of power from this 2nd version, nice landing gears, like the plastic skid inserts too. I tend to use Admiral LiPos even in my RC trucks, cars, etc. I like them so much, .. if they are available.. :) I love the jet-like sound of the new 12 blade EDFs, for me: no need any sound kit! Long story short: I just LOVE it! Wish you clear skies & happy flying! Cheers, Capt. N.

NZ
03/26/2019
Nándor Z.
Hungary
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BEST EVER twin 70mm EDF jet scale bird of the Warbirds Series!

Not just looks amazing, but flies amazing too! Oh Yeah! :) The whole thing is just done right! So scale, when it is up in the air, you can not tell it's an RC plane. Really wide flying envelope, can fly slow, can fly fast.. also good landing gears. Also as per reports for other pilots it's very nice and easy to fly, no nasty behaviour reported.. :) I only use the Admiral LiPos when flying, so you have the power when you need it! (Actually I use them also in my RC trucks, cars, etc. because they are holding charge and performing so well!) The sound is just awesome from the V2, really sound like a real jet.. I just LOVE it! Highly recommended for any EDF and/or warbird lover! Wish you clear skies & Happy Flying! Cheers, Capt. N.

LM
03/15/2019
Lee Mansfield
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ME262 Followup Item

An additional item since my initial review - I’ve had cases of the nose gear not fulling coming down in preps for landing. The result of this is a landing with the nose gear half down which doesn’t damge anything or a go-around which is a bad idea (I’ve done it and had 8% battery left). I found that the gear door for the nose gear is acting like an air brake with a lot of force on the gear while lowering. If I get the flaps down first and slow the jet down, this is not a problem.

RM
03/10/2019
Richard M.
United States
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ME262 - A docile flier that looks great in the air.

The build was simple but I did reinforce the nose with carbon fiber running through the fuse into the nose. I did this based on feedback from others. Using a 50C 6s 5000 all the way forward, the takeoff run in grass was brief. The jet was a little jumpy in aileron but smoothed out nicely with less rate and more expo for the next flight. I’ll share my settings if anyone wants them. The jet is quick but not overly so. Surprisingly, the sound is less impressive than my other twelve blade jets (90mm Super Scorpion and 80mm Avante S). Sounds good but not great. The timer was set at three min. At one minute, I set up for landing. The approach and landing were uneventful. It slows nicely. On both flights, the batteries were at 17% so a go around would have been a bad idea. This is a nice jet. Well built and an attention getter at the field.

WC
02/03/2019
William C.
United States
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Solid, predictable jet.

5 flights on mine now. No surprises on how it handles. Nice speed. Flaps don’t need a mix. As with any jet, but maybe more so with one that is not slippery and has more frontal area like this one, keep throttle up on approach. Nice twin jet. Easy to assemble. Easy to see and orient with its unique configuration. Has nice wide mains... no tipping when taxiing.

William C. verified customer review of Freewing Messerschmitt Me 262 Yellow 7 V2 Twin 70mm EDF Jet - PNP
CT
01/13/2019
Chris T.
United States
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Awesome edf

It has been years sine I flew the 262, but now that I only have my go to fleet of birds, I really missed the 262. Flight characteristics are solid and flies on rails, fit & finish of the new yellow is one of the best amount Freewing products. The only issues you have to address is this is not a slow flight bird due to tip stalling, just need to keep the speed up. The other minor issue is to reinforce the fuse along the batt bay and nose wheel, very easily done with cf rods. This is amoung the top five edf’s freewing offers.

PW
12/27/2018
Peter W.
Switzerland
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Me-262

Good product. Not yet taken off. We have winter in Switzerland.

Peter W. verified customer review of Freewing Messerschmitt Me 262 Yellow 7 V2 Twin 70mm EDF Jet - PNP
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