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Freewing F-4D Phantom II 90mm EDF Jet - PNP

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F-4D Phantom II 90mm EDF Jet from Freewing - PNP - FJ31211P

Freewing F4-D Phantom II 90mm EDF Jet - Winner for Best Scale Jet at 2018 AEF.Aviation enthusiasts have long loved the F-4 Phantom, and Freewing and Motion RC are extremely proud to introduce our 90mm Super Scale Series rendition of this ultimate warfighter!  For more than 50 years, the F-4 Phantom delivered the versatile capabilities required of an all-weather frontline supersonic interceptor, fighter-bomber, SEAD, and reconnaissance platform. Less than a year after its retirement from US military service, you can still keep the F-4 Phantom flying in your RC fleet!

RC pilots have consistently requested a large F-4 EDF jet that performs excellently out of the box without endless modifications. We developed this F-4 to deliver reliability, durability, and performance from your very first flight.  Grass operation is a hallmark of the Freewing 90mm F-4. With its wide stance, tall main tires, Oleo suspension nose strut and concealed trailing link suspension main struts, this aircraft performs well on rougher grass fields.

Super scale details include accurate dual landing lights flush-mounted into the scale operating nose wheel doors, DayBright position lights, rivet detail, static arrestor hook, and period accurate ordnance comprising four AIM-9D Sidewinders and two 370 gallon fuel tanks on removable hardpoints. Plastic details include pitot tubes, ejection seat pull rings, and molded exhaust nozzles.  The large fiberglass nose cone is magnetic and removable, and the chin pod beneath it is foam, allowing easy removable and customization for other versions (-C or late -D). An optional, highly detailed 3DPUP set (“3D Printed Upgrade Part”) is available that represents the correct Mk H-7 ejection seats and cockpit instrument panels in high detail. Download the 3D Print-ready files for free!

Representing the famed aircraft BuNos 66-463 operated by pilot Richard “Steve” Ritchie and weapons systems officer Charles “Chuck” DeBellevue when they scored their fifth kill together on May 10, 1972 over Vietnam, the Freewing 90mm F-4 arrives pre-painted in classic SEA (South East Asia) Camo and proudly wears the markings of the 555th TFS.  BuNos 66-463 became a bona fide “MiG Killer”, being credited for six aerial kills with five different flight crews.  For piloting wanting to customize their F-4 with their own scheme, we recommend Callie-Graphics.com.

Such a large RC model aircraft remains easy to transport with magnetic removable fiberglass nose cone and removable wings with a convenient flexible wire harness that attaches at each wing root.  Large flaps, brass ball links, reliable control hardware, and digital servos throughout the aircraft provide positive control, and a specially designed elevator mechanism incorporates two ball bearings for smooth rotation at all times.

The Freewing 90mm F-4 Phantom II is available in two power system versions.  The Standard version requires a 6S 5000-6000 mAh LiPo battery, and is our top recommendation to pilots seeking the best balance between speed, thrust, and cost. The High Performance version requires an 8S 5000 mAh LiPo battery, and delivers increased vertical climbing performance and acceleration. The High Performance version is recommended for Advanced pilots only due to the aircraft’s higher speed envelope and heavier flying characteristics.

Own the biggest and best performing foam EDF F-4 Phantom in the world – Rejoice RC pilots, Freewing has delivered another grand slam!

  Visit the Official Freewing 90mm F-4 Phantom II Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Note:  The F4 Phantom displayed in the photos above - while similar in livery - is a custom-painted pre-production version and not the actual final production version.

Features:

  • 9-Blade EDF power system
  • 130A ESC
  • Removable ordnance (4x AIM-9 Sidewinder missiles and 2x magnetic fuel tanks)
  • Scale operating nose door and landing lights
  • Durable suspension struts for grass operation
  • Removable wings and stabilizers for convenient transport
  • Removable magnetic fiberglass nose cone
  • Digital servos throughout

Includes:

  • Freewing F-4C/D Phantom II 90mm EDF Jet - PNP

Requires:

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 18 and up
SKILL LEVEL : advanced
BUILD TIME : 3-4 hours

Wingspan

1030mm / 40.15in

Length

1550mm / 61.02in

Empty Weight

2850g / 100.53oz (w/o battery)

CG (Center of Gravity)

190mm (7.5") from the leading edge of the wing at the root

Power System

6S 3748-1750kV Brushless Outrunner Motor

Electronic Speed Control

130A, EC5 Connector

Propeller / EDF

90mm 9-Blade EDF

Servos

9g metal gear digital standard with 600mm lead : nose gear steering, nose gear door
17g metal gear digital standard with 300mm lead : left aileron, right aileron, left flap, right flap
17g metal gear digital standard with 950mm lead : rudder
30g metal gear digital standard with 750mm lead : elevator

Landing Gear

Electronic retractable main gear and steerable nose gear with all metal shock absorbing struts

Required Battery

6S 22.2V 5000mAh LiPo with EC5 connector (required)

Required Radio

6 Channel (required)

Ailerons

Yes

Elevator

Yes

Rudder

Yes

Flaps

Yes

Lights

Yes

Hinge Type

Nylon Reinforced

Material

EPO Foam

Skill Level

Advanced/Expert

Build Time

3-4 Hours

Recommended Environment

Outdoor, 300+ foot paved runway or short manicured grass

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NOTE: Questions submitted on this page are answered by customers who have previously purchased this item. If you have a support related question that requires immediate assistance, please visit our Help Center.

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Product Updates:

  • Sept 21, 2018 - This update is specific to the new Grey color version of the 90mm F-4D. The grey version of this model includes two decal sets, one Marines "Grey Ghosts" and one Navy "Sundowners." The plane comes painted to accept the decals for the Grey Ghosts variant. If you wish to use the Navy Sundowner livery, it will look best if you paint your vertical stabilizer white before applying the decals to the tail section. Use a foam safe paint such as basic latex paint available at major hardware stores.  
  • March 22, 2018  -  For modelers with access to a 3D Printer or who want to use a third party 3D printing service, we are offering for a limited time the original .STL files for free download.  Modelers are responsible for preparing the file for their own printer’s specifications.  These downloadable files are ideal for modelers who enjoy tinkering with printer settings and materials.  Please note, we only provide the .STL files themselves; we cannot provide tech support for your specific printer.   By downloading the .STL files, you agree to not monetize the file in any way without Motion RC’s express written consent.  If you have your own 3D printer, or have access to one, you can download the STL files directly at this link.  (There are 22 total STL ladder, cockpit and nozzle files, formatted for 3D printing included in this .ZIP file).

 

If you need any additional assistance, please visit the Motion RC Help Center

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01/10/2019
George P.
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F4

First flight she floated right off the ground and flew perfectly

ML
01/06/2019
Mike L.
United States
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F-4 90mm

Easy to assemble. Impressive engineering. Looks good on the ground and in the air. Good power. Flies like it's on rails. Slows down and lands good and easy. Parts are readily available and inexpensive.

AW
12/19/2018
Andrew W.
United States
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An incredible EDF!

I snapped the nose gear pin that connects the retract to the strut on a pretty hard landing (4th flight) that also left some landing gear cover fragments on the runway... nevertheless - I get about 3 mins 30 secs of super scale Freewing fun with this on a 6S 5000 50C lipo and love it!!! Recommended CG is spot on. Fantastic and very capable scale flyer!! With all the 3DPUPs available for this one, I don't think I'll be getting bored with it anytime soon. There's a guy in my local RC club that's a diehard balsa flyer, and he's not sure after seeing mine fly that he'll be able to keep from purchasing his own.

RV
12/13/2018
Ronny V.
Belgium
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Super model

flies super and super service from Pete taylor and the team in the Netherlands, top top top

DG
12/10/2018
DANIEL G.
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ANTENNA VS PITOT TUBES

I LOVE ALMOST EVERY ASPECT OF THIS F4. NOT PLEASED WITH THE EXPOSURE OF THE RUDDER SERVO, MAYBE COULD HAVE EVEN A PARTIAL COVER? ALSO, PILOT RYAN IN HIS BUILD VIDEO CALLED THE PITOT TUBES ON THE VERTICAL FIN ANTENNAS. I NOTICED ON THE INSTRUCTION SHEET IT ALSO REFERENCED THE TUBES TO ANTENNAS. THEY ARE BOTH PITOT TUBES ONE FOR THE AIR DATA COMPUTER AND ONE (GUESSING) COULD BE FOR THE RUDDER LIMITER. NO BIG DEAL, JUST WANT TO KEEP IT AUTHENTIC. THANK YOU FOR LISTENING, DAN

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12/07/2018
David L.
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New F4

Just got the phantom and am very pleased with it . I can't wait to fly it but am going to personalize the colour scheme , so I ordered Callie graphics decals for the "black bunny" version. Great job Motionrc as always !

HW
11/30/2018
Hugh W.
United States
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Outstanding Product

Extremely well made jet and MRC's customer service is the best in the industry. This is my 3rd F4, had a problem with the elevator servo on the first and MRC took care of the resulting mishap. I replaced it with my own version I call the "Key West" Sundowner in camo, with help from Callie of course, and the next one I did in the Blue Angel scheme, featured here. Love this jet. Did replace the nose landing gear pin with the Spitfire axel, although I never broke the stock pin like others have. If you come in nose gear first, you will break the stock pin, or bend the modified pin, take your choice, either way, this is definitely a bird you should have in your hangar. Assembles in a very short time frame, unless of course if you are going to change the scheme as I did. At the field, the wings go on, or off in minutes so it is very easy to transport and get ready to fly. Hats off to both Freewing and Motion RC, you have a customer for life. I have purchased 7 planes from MRC this year alone, and they are my #1 source.

RT
11/26/2018
ROBERT T.
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No complaints......its time for airliners

No complaints......its time for airliners please!!!

RC
11/06/2018
Raymond C.
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F4d phantom

Excellent model top quality.

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