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Freewing F-86 Sabre 80mm EDF Jet - PNP

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Freewing 80mm 12-Blade Metal EDF F-86 Sabre Fighter Jet - Receiver Ready in Jolley Roger Color Scheme - FJ20312P

The Freewing 80mm EDF F-86 Sabre is modeled after the North American F-86F that was flown by USAF Ace Captain Clifford D. Jolley. Captain Jolley, call sign "Jolley Roger", flew in the 4th Fighter Interceptor Wing of the 335th Fighter Interceptor Squadron (Chiefs) during the Korean War and is credited with seven confirmed enemy victories. Such a famous plane deserves a scale model which lives up to legend of Captain Jolley, and Freewing has delivered with the 80mm EDF F-86.

The first thing you will notice about the Freewing F-86 is it's scale appearance and accurate proportions. You won't find a non-scale, over-sized intake on this jet; Freewing has created this famous jet in perfect proportions while not sacrificing performance. Speaking of performance, the Freewing F-86 uses the new 80mm 12-blade EDF with metal housing combined with a powerful 1750kV motor to produce nearly 6 pounds of thrust for awesome speed and incredible maneuverability.

The sound produced from the 12 blade EDF is sure to turn heads at the flying field. While 5 and 6 blade EDFs produce a high pitched whining sound, the 12 blade EDF with metal housing produces the "whoosh" and air crushing sound similar to a gas turbine jet. Additional upgraded features include an 80A Hobbywing ESC, 9g precision servos, electronic retracts with full metal shock absorbing struts, scale drop down flaps, and magnetically removable drop tanks. Keep Captain Jolley's legend alive, own the Freewing 80mm EDF F-86 Sabre Fighter Jet.

  Visit the Official Freewing 80mm F-86 Sabre Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Features:

  • 12 Blade factory balanced EDF with metal housing combined with 3530-1750KV brushless outrunner motor produces realistic jet turbine sound and an incredible 6 lbs of thrust
  • Composite fan blades combined with metal EDF housing make the F86 AMA compliant (the fan blades themselves are NOT metal, so there are no flying restrictions)
  • Super scale details include hand painted pilots, scale drop tanks, machine gun turrets, airfoil panel lines, and super detailed USAF "Jolley Roger" graphics package
  • 80 Amp Hobbywing ESC with 5A BEC
  • Electronic retractable landing gear with all metal shock-absorbing struts
  • Steerable, shock absorbing nose gear for enhanced ground maneuverability
  • Full function drop down flaps allow shorter take-off distances and slow, scale landings
  • Independently controlled elevators allow perfect trim and more responsive climb and descent capability
  • Drop tanks are connected via rare earth magnets to allow easy attachment and detactment
  • Carbon spars and EPO foam construction provide the perfect balance between strength and flexibility
  • Nylon hinges on all control surfaces (superior to foam hinges)
  • Outrunner motor, servos, ESC and EDF come pre-installed for your convenience.

Requires:

  • 6 Channel Radio - Select a minimum 6 channel radio from our Radio Collection 
  • 6 Channel Receiver - Select a minimum 6 channel receiver from our Receiver Collection
  • 6 Cell 22.2V 4000 mAh LiPo Battery with EC5 connector - EPR40006PRO
  • 6 Cell Compatible Battery Charger - Select a minimum 6 cell (6S) charger from our Charger Collection

Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 18 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Advanced
BUILD TIME : 2 Hours

Wingspan

1200mm / 47.2in

Length

1200mm / 47.2in

Flying Weight

2300g / 81.1oz

CG (Center of Gravity)check manual

Power System

3530-1750kV Brushless Outrunner Motor

Electronic Speed Control

80A ESC, 5A BEC, EC5 Connector

Propeller / EDF

80mm Metal EDF with 12 Blade Fan

Servos

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

Landing GearFull metal retractable main and steerable nose gear with shock absorbing struts

Required Battery

6S 22.2V 4000mAh-4500mAh (4500 40C or 4000 60C) LiPo

Required Radio

6 Channel

AileronsYes

Elevator

Yes

RudderYes

Flaps

Yes

Lights

No

Hinge Type

Nylon hinges

MaterialEPO Foam
Skill LevelIntermediate
Build Time2 Hours
Recommended EnvironmentOutdoor

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HR
09/20/2018
Harry R.
United States

F-86 Flightline

Super great attention to detail, very impressed, only thing missing is the actual air brakes, but also understand a foamy to. This model looks like its dong 200 MPH just setting in the box. Packaging is of the ultimate, no damage found, wish I had had a another day it would have flown at Warbirds Over the Rockies. Have not flown it yet so I can't really rate performance but if its anything like the one on You Tube, I expect perfection as Failure is not an Option

MF
09/05/2018
Mike F.
United States
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F-86 Sabre

Super stable Jet, very easy to land, I would recommend this as a first big edf Jet to anyone who has flown a smaller 64-70mm and ready to move up to a bigger jet, it is not lacking for power and doesn’t t need a ton of runway to rotate and the vertical is nice, I fly this jet at 6,000 feet above sea level, anyone closer to sea level would probably get even better performance. If you’re on the fence trying to decide about this one, don’t worry she’s a mellow bird and behaves well.

Mike F. verified customer review of Freewing F-86 Sabre 80mm EDF Jet - PNP
GN
09/04/2018
Gary nunn
Uk
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Very nice

Ok so I fly off grass, but only do so if you can guarantee a greaser every time, otherwise your gonna have a world of pain with the u/c. Once in the air it looks great, sounds great and is rock steady, I love it, just wish I got longer flight times.

LO
08/23/2018
Larry O.
United States
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f86

very good quality

PB
08/04/2018
Peter B.
United States
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Great Plane

Very good price on a great plane

ME
08/04/2018
Marshal E.
United States
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Old style quality

Flys ok but does not have the power or speed of an Avanti. No chance of flying off grass. Wheels are to small and has a cheater hole in the bottom of the fuse that likes to **** up grass.

R
08/02/2018
Russ
Houston
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Awesome looking, Awesome flying!

I've got it all stock with a 6S-5000 lipo and it looks great, sounds great, and flies great! It's the best flying edf that I've ever owned. It's got plenty of power without being a battery hog. It can do most any aerobatic maneuver that you would want. But it looks best just flying around the sky the way it was intended...scale. It takes off smoothly, gear works predictably, flaps are super and it lands so silky smooth. It also does great touch-n-go's. It has all metal gear servos and has all kinds of room for big li-po batteries. I've been flying mine for months now and have at least 20 flights (slow time during the winter!) and still love it. Can't imagine not having one in my fleet. Russ S. Houston

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07/26/2018
Jeffrey V.
United States
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First jet SWEET

The retracts need to be beefed up. Otherwise I am very pleased. Motion replaced a failed retract on a phone call. They know that is a problem area.

GT
07/21/2018
Garry T.
Jasonville, IN (47438)
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