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Freewing A-10 Thunderbolt II Twin 64mm High Performance EDF Jet - PNP

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Freewing A-10 Thunderbolt II Twin 64mm EDF Jet High Performance Edition in Gray - Receiver Ready (PNP) - FJ10612P

Northrop Grumman A-10

This is the NEW High Performance edition of the famous close air support A-10 Thunderbolt II, also known as the "Warthog" or "Tank Killer" available exclusively at Motion RC. This is the heavily upgraded version of the Freewing A-10. Some of the upgrades include 12-blade EDFs, electronic retracts, metal gear servos, 4S battery capability, dual 40A ESCs, and high-speed 2836-3300KV motors. Typical to Freewing quality, this plane looks amazing and flies steady and fast. The twin 12-blade EDFs produce amazing realistic jet engine sound, while giving it plenty of power for high speed maneuvers, and the the wide wingspan allows stable flight at slow speeds. The main wings are also flaps ready, just add two 9g servos and you can experience shorter take-off distances and slower speed landings with the flaps deployed. Many customers have asked Motion RC to bring a high quality A-10 to the market, and we believe the Freewing A-10 is the perfect choice.

  Visit the Official Freewing 64mm A-10 Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Features:

  • Model officially licensed by Northrop Grumman.
  • Ultra-scale design including US Air Force graphics, hand-painted pilot, detailed cockpit, machine guns, bombs, drop tanks
  • Twin 12-blade 64mm Electronic Ducted Fans (EDFs) produce incredibly realistic turbine sound
  • Two 2836-3300KV brushless motors produce over 1700grams of thrust
  • Upgraded twin 40A Hobbywing ESCs are housed in a special compartment designed for effective cooling
  • Electronic retractable main landing gear and retractable steerable nose gear both with metal trunnions
  • Flaps ready (just add two 9g servos) for quick take-offs and slow, scale landings
  • Metal gear servos for strength, precision, and long life
  • Nylon hinges on all control surfaces (superior to foam hinges)
  • Brushless motor, ESC and servos come pre-installed

Requires:

  • 5 Channel Radio - Select a minimum 5 channel radio from our Radio Collection 
  • 5 Channel Receiver - Select a minimum 5 channel receiver from our Receiver Collection
  • 4 Cell 14.8V 3600 mAh Lipo Battery with XT60 Connector - EPR36004X6
  • 4 Cell Compatible Battery Charger - Select a minimum 4 cell (4S) charger from our Charger Collection

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Intermediate
BUILD TIME : 2 Hours

Wingspan

1100mm / 43.3in

Length

1000mm / 39.4in

Flying Weight

1680g / 59.26oz

Power System

2836-3300Kv

Speed Control

2 x 40A, XT60 connector, internal SBEC

Propeller / EDF

Twin 12-blade 64mm EDFs

Servos

9g digital standard with 300mm lead : elevator, rudder, nose landing gear steering
9g digital standard with 550mm lead : left aileron, right aileron

Landing Gear

Electronic retractable main and nose landing gear. Steerable nose gear.

Required Battery

4S 14.8V 3300mAh to 3600mAh 30C LiPo with XT60

Required Radio

5 Channel radio (6 channels if using flaps)

Rudder

Yes

Flaps

Optional

Ailerons

Yes

Lights

No

Hinge Type

Nylon hinges on all control surfaces

Material

EPO Foam

FEATURE VIDEO: Onboard video from the Freewing A-10 Thunderbolt II - PNP
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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 Manuals:

Product Updates:

  • November 18, 2013 - If you are adding flaps to your A-10, you will need one 9g standard servo with 300mm lead and one 9g reverse servo with 300mm lead. Click the Spare Parts tab above.

 

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

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KD
10/03/2019
Keith D.
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Looks Great the A10 64mm EDF

Good value for money. Flies great and looks good in the air considering it's size. Most of my flying is done off a grass strip and so far l have had no issues with the take-off's. Never added the flaps and have had no problems with take-off or landing. My A10 was flown with a 4000 4's and l could achieve around 4 minutes flying at half throttle.

BR
07/14/2019
Bob R.
United States United States
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A-10 Review

This is my second Freewing A-10. The first one flew well for several flights. The last flight, while I was turning right to the runway, the right aileron servo locked-up (full right), and the plane rolled right into the ground. When I received the first A-10, the nose steering servo was d.o.a., and I replaced it before the first flight. Although both A-10's are well worth the money, I find them slightly underpowered. I'm using a 2700(4s) battery and the CG is fine. These are nice planes, but use a lot of runway to get airborne. Once in the air they fly fine. I definitely need to use flaps to stop on the runway. I highly recommend this A-10, but now I would like to purchase the larger 80mm version.

AT
05/05/2019
Aaron T.
United States
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Great looks, not as much functionality.

Packaging is great. Everything arrived in good shape. Instructions were decent when common sense is applied. My disappointment came with the extra flap set up along with ordinance. I had to modify the pushrods to be able to work with the missiles. Setting up the flaps was pretty straightforward but my kit was missing some of the hardware specifically the screws for the control horns. Hopefully it will fly decently. Sure does look amazing with full ordnance!

B
05/03/2019
Bill

Pay attention !!!

Make sure you BALANCE your plane !! ,it is rear heavy due to the design. Along with the battery (i use a 14.8 3000) PLUS about 1 ounce of weight in the nose...ALSO this is NOT a SLOW landing plane, keep up your air speed and make room for a lengthy approach. Other than that it's a looker and flies great !! IF you can get the larger version GET IT ! this one is good but the bigger version flies a little more realistic...Good luck and DO YOUR PRE FLIGHT CHECKS !!!!

S
04/16/2019
Scott
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A little disappointed

Like my title says I am a little disappointed in this model. The looks and bombs do look great. This model is very tail heavy and there is no room to mount your receiver. I had to cut out some foam under the pilot and remove him. This is the only way I have found to keep everything in order. I do not believe that any rc model should need modification out of the box to make it work....especially at this price point. I would not recommend this to a friend.

MD
04/15/2019
marc d.
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Great Plane

Fly's awesome. I usually don't do reviews but this plane deserves it.

HM
04/14/2019
Heinrich M.
Germany
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The aircraft looks great. Fantastic scale details.

The weight is a little high in comparision to its size. This affords a high landing speed

PV
04/05/2019
Patrick v.
United States
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A10

Haven’t flown but just bonded it yesterday. Love retracts and can’t wait to fly. Thanks so much. P

AS
02/28/2019
AL S.
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FLYING THIS A-10 SINCE AUGUST 2014

Just wanted to comment that this amazing little jet has been flying for 4 1/2 years now! I have had absolutely no issues, everything is still stock, and working perfectly. I flew it two days ago, really a fun little jet and a pleasure to fly. Using the Admiral 3600MAH 4 cell as far forward as I can get it. No flaps. All ordinance and fuel tank installed. Purchased this jet from Motion, a fine company.

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