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XK Edge A-430 with Gyro 430mm (17") Wingspan - RTF

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XK Edge A-430 with Gyro 430mm (17") Wingspan - (Ready-To-Fly) - RTF - WLT-A430

With the XK Edge A-430 Motion RC is pleased to announce the XK brand to our customers.  A leader in mini and micro class RC products since 2011, XK Innovations brings the best of performance and reliability to the smaller side of RC Flight!  XKs' line of small RC airplanes brings the simplicity of electric flight to a worldwide audience with easy to fly fixed wing aircraft, some of which offer FPV options to further the fun!  Motion RC stocks a full compliment of available spare parts to keep you flying these amazingly affordable RC model airplanes.

The XK Edge A-430 RTF is a great introductory 3D model aircraft for advanced beginners (not their first model aircraft) due to its built-in stability system (3D/6G) that supports smooth flights and resistance to crashes.  A great park flyer 3D aerobatic in the micro class size for easy transportation to and from the flying field.

The powerful brushless motor supports a wide flight envelope for flying everything from slow flight to impressive aerobatics.  The XK Edge A-430 boasts attractive scale looks in a slick red, white and blue racing scheme.  If you are looking to advance beyond the high wing trainer and explore the world of 3D with a smaller park flyer with a built-in gyro for stability, confidence and nice scale looks the XK Edge A-430 would be a terrific choice.

  Visit the Official XK Edge A-430 with Gyro Discussion Thread on HobbySquawk.com for additional photos, videos, reviews, and customer Q&A.

Features:

  • Comes with 3D/6G, a gyro for increased stability and helps decrease the chance of a crash.  Simply cycle between 6G (stable mode) and 3D (no control surface limits) by pressing the aileron stick to the lower left after activating the model
  • Compact size and nice scale looks appeals to both novice and advanced pilots
  • Powerful brushless motor supports a wide flight envelope from slow to aerobatic flight
  • Micro class size for ease of transportation to and from the flying field
  • Extended flight times (5-8 minute averages)

Includes:

  • XK Edge A-430 with Gyro 430mm (17") Wingspan - RTF
  • FTR Futaba S-FHSS Compatible 4CH 2.4GHz Transmitter
  • 2.4GHz Receiver
  • 2S 7.4V 300 mAh LiPo Battery
  • 2S LiPo Battery Charger
  • USB Charging Cable
  • Replacement Propeller
  • Owner's Manual

Requires:

  • Nothing!  Everything you need to fly is included in the box
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Product Specifications:

AGE LEVEL : 14 and up
SKILL LEVEL : Intermediate
BUILD TIME : 1 hour

Wingspan

430mm / 16.9in

Length

534mm / 21.0in

Flying Weight

80g / 2.82oz

CG (Center of Gravity)30mm from the leading edge of the wing at the root

Power System

1406 Brushless Outrunner Motor

Electronic Speed Control

Integrated

Propeller / EDF

2-Blade Prop

Servos

Micro

Landing GearFixed

Battery

2S 7.4V 300mAh 25C LiPo (included)

Radio

FTR Futaba S-FHSS Compatible 4CH 2.4GHz Transmitter (included)

AileronsYes

Elevator

Yes

RudderYes

Flaps

No

Lights

No

Hinge Type

Foam

MaterialEPS Foam
Skill LevelAdvanced Beginner
Build Time1 hour
Recommended EnvironmentOutdoor

Product Videos

Product Questions & Answers

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.

Product Support

Product Manuals:

Product Updates:

  • December 17, 2018  -  To activate the gyro (on/off), you must first cycle the throttle once, then, CLICK the right stick for a very short beep, NOT HOLD down the right stick as the manual suggests.

 

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

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02/24/2020
Tim
United States United States
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Junk!

Plane was doing well in 6G. When I switched to 3D the plane went crazy and went nose first into the ground! It was never the same again. The manual is difficult to understand. You really should recalibrate gyros before flight but it doesn’t say to do this. When you switch to 3d the elevator flies up for about a second! I thought this would be a good intermediate plane but it was a big disappointment!

SF
01/03/2020
Shawn F.
United States United States
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Weird reactions

Short lived plane, Had been flying for a while was comfortable with flying it, was slowly decending toward the ground and all of a sudden the plane pitched straight down in to the ground and completely destroyed it.

AH
01/02/2020
Alec H.
United States United States
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Awesome Step Up

I had been flying a Champ RTF until I decide to branch out and buy a better plane. This is a great option. I love the 3D mode and giro, great for all types of pilots. I do wish it had the option for a clear canopy though.

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10/11/2019
Matt
United States United States
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Xka bad ***

This plane literally fly like a mini extra in 6g the plane can be flown by a somewhat beginner because it does have a tendency to fly fast transmitter is the bees knees for what you get the controls are really sensitive in 3D mode so be ready for a mini extra

RC
10/07/2019
Rafer C.
United States United States
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Could have been a great plane

The plane seemed well built and functioned but it wouldn't come out of gyro mode and gyro mode couldn't fly in any wind. It would pretend to exit gyro mode until you applied throttle and then it would default back to gyro enabled. Could have been fun.

VT
09/19/2019
Vitaliy T.
United States United States
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Review

Very good airplane. Flies good.

EA
08/10/2019
Ericson A.
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Awesome little pocket rocket!

I bought this for my 10 year old who is an intermediate RC pilot. He loves this little plane! The plane looks awesome in the air and is very agile. He told me that both modes are very stable. On 6G mode, the rudder moves with the ailerons and it has limited throws. On 3D mode, the plane really opens up! Don't be fooled by the 2 cell LiPo. This plane is very fast! Here is my son's maiden and review on this plane on his YouTube channel (Jon's RC) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2sXpwpksCOA

Ericson Abing verified customer review of XK Edge A-430 with Gyro 430mm (17) Wingspan - RTF
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07/24/2019
Cory G.
United States United States
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Fun plane

Bought a high performance large scale plane for my first one and quickly realized I made be mistake, as that I was only able to get it off the ground about 2 feet and then crashed it and broke mostly every major body part. I decided to look into a small cheap plane better suited for beginners. I came across this little 3D plane with flight stability and bought it. I couldn’t be happier, I’ve been able to fly it all around learning the basics of RC flighting. Can’t wait to get my big fast plane all fixed up and flight ready. I will be adding a flight stability system of some kind to it tho.

DB
07/21/2019
Daniel B.
United States United States
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Awesome fun plane

Awesome fun plane

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