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E-flite Rare Bear BNF Basic with AS3X® 880mm (34.6") Wingspan - BNF

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34.6" Wingspan E-flite Rare Bear BNF Basic with AS3X - Bind-N-Fly (BNF) - EFL1250

Motion RC is happy to present this fantastic new offering from E-flite. What began in 1969 as a derelict wreck is currently the fastest straight-line piston-engine aircraft in the world with a record of 528.3 miles per hour. At 500 pounds lighter and 1000 horsepower stronger than a stock Grumman F8F-2 Bearcat, Race #77 is the crown jewel of the Lewis Air Legends collection. To this day, Rare Bear is a favorite to all except the competition.

The E-flite Rare Bear radio control airplane delivers an exhilarating flight experience capable of 100+ MPH*, right out of the box. Like the full-size, this model has been outfitted with a highly-tuned, oversize power system and all unnecessary weight has been trimmed. This synergy maximizes high-speed thrills without sacrificing the super-friendly handling you expect from an E-flite model. Beyond the engineering and reinforced Z-Foam™ construction, the Bind-N-Fly Basic version includes the specially tuned Spektrum™ AR636A 6-channel receiver. Built-in AS3X technology delivers rock-solid control without equal. That’s because it fights the effects of wind and turbulence so all you experience is the kind of locked-in performance that makes flying flat-out more thrilling than ever.

Whether you’re an experienced racing pilot or an intermediate sport pilot who wants an incredible high-speed experience, the E-flite Rare Bear is ideal. With the Rare Bear Bind-N-Fly Basic airplane and your full range DSM2/DSMX aircraft transmitter, you can be flying in the time it takes to charge a battery (battery and charger sold separately). An evolution in ready-to-fly convenience, this Rare Bear aircraft comes out of the box with servos, power system and a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX receiver already installed. It’s simple, especially when you use the recommended 3600mAh 4S 14.8V Li-Po battery (sold separately).

Capable of 100+ MPH Flight Speeds

Packed with a high-speed motor, robust ESC and a racing propeller, the highly tuned E-flite Rare Bear delivers incredible high-speed performance. Our average straight-line speed of 100+ MPH was achieved with a pre-production model with recommended battery.

Engineered with AS3X Technology

The advanced AS3X (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) system built into the Spektrum™ 6-channel AR636A receiver (BNF Basic Only) helps give the E-flite Rare Bear an incredibly solid look and feel in the air.

Power System

The pre-installed brushless outrunner and 70-amp brushless ESC installed are matched to deliver 100+ MPH* flight speeds with the recommended 4S 14.8V 3600mAh Li-Po battery.

Strong and Light

Specially reinforced Z-Foam™ construction makes it possible to replicate complex airframe detail and maintain rigidity while keeping flying weight low. Built into the structure is a scuff plate that helps protect the airframe during a belly-landing.

Metal Gear Servos

Factory installed Spektrum 16-gram metal gear micro servos deliver durability that’s smooth so you get the control authority a high-performance racer deserves.

Officially Licensed 2014 Colors

The stunning Rare Bear, Reno 2014 appearance is officially licensed by Lewis Air Legends of Reno, Nevada.

* Average straight-line speed of pre-production model with recommended battery. Actual speed may vary.


  • Easy to complete final assembly
  • Capable of 100+ MPH (161 KPH)* flight speeds
  • Two-piece, plug-in wing and stabilizer with carbon-fiber joiner tubes
  • Officially licensed design, as seen at the 2014 World Championship Air Races
  • AS3X technology delivers rock-solid handling
  • Reinforced, lightweight Z-Foam™ construction


  • 34.6" Wingspan E-flite Rare Bear BNF Basic with AS3X - (BNF)
  • Spektrum™ AR636A DSMX 6-channel AS3X sport receiver
  • (4) Spektrum 16-gram metal gear servos
  • Powerful 15-Size, 1200Kv brushless motor
  • Scale spinner with reinforced two-blade propeller
  • 70-amp, switch-mode BEC, brushless ESC


  • Full range 5+ channel DSM2/DSMX compatible full range Radio - Click Here for recommendations
  • 4 Cell 14.8V 3600mAh LiPo battery - EPR36004 (40C) or EPR36004PRO (50C)
  • EC3 Female to T-Connector Male Adapter - ADMEC3FTCONNM (required if you want to use an Admiral brand battery in this aircraft)
  • Li-Po battery charger - Click Here for recommendations

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Intermediate


34.6in / 880mm


34in / 865mm

Flying Weight

46.7oz / 1324g

CG (Center of Gravity)Refer to the owner's manual

Power System

5-Size Brushless 1200Kv (installed)

Electronic Speed Control

70-amp, switch-mode BEC, brushless ESC with EC3 connector (installed)

Propeller / EDF

8x8 Electric


(4) Spektrum 16-gram metal gear servos

Landing GearNone

Required Battery

14.8V 4 Cell 3600mAh LiPo, min 35C (required)

Required Radio

5+ channel DSM2/DSMX transmitter (required)









Hinge Type


Skill LevelIntermediate
Build TimeLess than 1 Hour
Recommended EnvironmentOutdoor

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