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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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HELPFUL TIP:  If you are new to radio control (RC) we recommend that you read through our RC resource known as our "Knowledge Blog". It's jam packed with helpful information for beginners including how to articles, support videos, a glossary of terms and much more.  Click Here to go to our Knowledge Blog's Beginner Section.  For further assistance, please do not hesitate to contact our Customer Support Team and one of our knowledgeable RC experts will be glad to assist you. Happy flying!

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

Product Reviews

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06/23/2020
Colin
United States United States
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Flys Amazing until

The first time flying it it took off and soared great. Overall very well made, however, upon landing at an elevation of 2 meters it nosedived into the ground, breaking the tip-off.

AL
06/08/2020
Adam L.
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Lot of fun (when it works)

This plane is extremely fast, and a lot of fun to fly. But it has major issues and I can't truly recommend it for the price. The instruction manual is in very broken English which makes it very hard to read, and it's also not very specific. The biggest problem I have with this plane is that it just doesn't really work. Almost every flight I've done I've crashed it at least once, because the plane/transmitter suffers some sort of connectivity issue. This issue presented itself at various ranges, but because in many instances I lost connection and crashed while the plane was at close range, I know it's not an issue of me flying out of range of the transmitter. This issue also presented well before battery depletion, which is listed as 5-8 minutes of flight time. I've experienced the issue multiple times before even 5 minutes of flight time had elapsed, so I know it's not an issue of me depleting the battery either. Now the thing is that this issue never presented itself during my preflight checks on the ground, and obviously I can't get my money back because of this company's warranty/return policy after having flown it and experienced multiple crashes while trying to troubleshoot. I would seriously warn anyone from purchasing this model, because it has a serious flaw that will cause it to break and you will waste your money. If you do still decide to purchase this model, I would recommend also purchasing a bottle of foam-cure glue to fix it when it inevitably breaks.

DF
05/31/2020
Dave F.
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Poor Quality

Flew for 30 minutes. Went 6G to 3D and plane nosedived immediately. Ordered new fuselage and wing to repair the damage and it didn't fly for 5 seconds before it failed again. Huge waste of money due to poor durability.

R
05/23/2020
Rafael .
United States United States
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Xk a430

Nice plane easy to fly nose heavy quick , fast have to keep your eyes on it, but as long as you keep it a reasonable distance high has good response and allows you to practice loops barrel rolls and knife edges , has plenty of power , not so bad in a little wind, keeps you on your toes

JC
04/03/2020
Jose C.
United States United States
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Plane

You guys are the best

T
02/23/2020
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.

M
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

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