E-Flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Smart Jet RTF
E-Flite Habu STS 70mm EDF Smart Jet RTF with SAFE
Nearly everyone who sees a radio controlled (RC) jet tear across the sky has the same reaction: “I want to fly one of those!” But because of their speed and handling challenges, RC jets have been almost impossible for first-time or low-time RC pilots to fly successfully — until now. Thanks to the E-flite Habu STS (Smart Trainer with SAFE) 70mm EDF jet, you can actually learn to fly RC airplanes successfully with a jet! The Habu STS 70mm EDF is based on the legendary Habu, one of the best high-performance Electric Ducted Fan (EDF) sport jet platforms ever created. E-flite engineers optimized the design to improve its low speed handling and slow speed performance and added options for taking advantage of exclusive Spektrum SAFE flight assistance technology and innovative Smart components. As a result, the Habu STS 70mm EDF is the easiest to fly RC jet EVER, and the perfect choice to satisfy any RC pilot’s desire to fly a jet!
- BONUS: Includes a Spektrum WS2000 Wireless Simulator Dongle plus a Steam code to download and activate the RealFlight Trainer Edition RC flight simulator
- Unique and optimized airframe design improves low speed handling and slow speed performance, making it possible to learn to fly radio-controlled (RC) airplanes successfully with a jet
- Based on one of the best first and high-performance EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) jet platforms ever designed — the legendary Habu
- Equipped with exclusive SAFE technology that helps prevent crashes and makes it easy to learn how to fly
- Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced flight modes you can easily change between at the flip of a switch
- Panic Recovery mode at the push of a button to prevent loss of control and crashes
- Optional and easy to install Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) available for smoother landings
- 100% complete including a controller/transmitter, battery and charger so there’s nothing extra to buy or provide
- Spektrum DXS controller/transmitter with industry-leading DSMX 2.4GHz technology for reliable control without interference
- Spektrum flight controller and serial receiver with fly-by telemetry capability
BONUS: Includes RealFlight Trainer Edition and Spektrum WS2000 Dongle
The Trainer Edition of RealFlight, the #1 RC flight simulator in the world, includes one field and six of the most popular Horizon Hobby trainer aircraft from Blade, HobbyZone and E-flite – including the Habu STS. It also features Virtual Flight Instructor lessons that help new pilots learn to fly successfully because they can practice flying on a PC at home or on a laptop just about anywhere else! The Spektrum WS2000 wireless simulator dongle connects to a USB port on a laptop or PC and allows use of the included Spektrum DXS transmitter to control the simulator so it’s just like you’re out at the field. Plus, you can upgrade to the latest “full” edition of RealFlight via Steam any time at a discounted price!
This Ready-To-Fly (RTF) version includes a Spektrum DXS controller/transmitter equipped with industry-leading DSMX 2.4GHz technology and everything else you need to fly including AA batteries for the transmitter, a Spektrum Smart rechargeable lithium polymer battery for the airplane and a Smart USB charger. That means there’s nothing extra to buy or provide so you can fly! The included transmitter, battery and charger can also be used with other Bind-N-Fly (BNF) Basic RC aircraft.
Spektrum Smart Battery and Charger
The RTF version includes a Spektrum 3S 4000mAh Smart LiPo battery and an S120 USB-C Smart charger that can be used with a variety of USB power sources. Simply connect the battery to the charger, and the exclusive Smart technology will determine and start charging at the best rate to properly and safely charge the battery automatically.
Jets are typically faster and harder to fly than most of their prop-driven counterparts, which made it impossible for first-time, and even low-time, RC pilots to fly them – until now! The unique and optimized airframe design of the Habu STS improves low speed handling and slow speed performance to finally make it possible to learn to fly radio controlled (RC) airplanes successfully with a jet.
The factory-installed brushless power system features a 70-amp telemetry-capable ESC plus a specially-tuned motor and 10-blade 70mm fan that delivers an abundance of thrust with a 3S LiPo battery, or more power and speed with an optional 4S battery without the need for any modifications or upgrades.
Construction with advanced EPO material delivers a lightweight yet durable airframe that’s tough enough to handle everyday flying punishment without getting bent out of shape. And in the unfortunate event you damage any airframe parts or components and can’t repair them, a full line of replacement parts is readily available.
The Habu STS 70mm EDF RTF arrives mostly factory-assembled with the power system, servos plus the flight controller and receiver installed. All you need to do is finish some quick and easy final assembly, without the use of glue or special tools, and you’ll be ready to fly in less time than it takes to charge a battery!
The wide-stance tricycle landing gear with a steerable nose wheel and oversized tires offers improved ground handling for easier take offs and landings on a wide variety of surfaces from paved runways to grass and even dirt.
Optional Landing Assist Sensor for Smoother Landings
The Spektrum Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) is easy to install and provides automatic “flare” control to help inexperienced pilots “grease” landings by minimizing or eliminating bouncing (works over many/most surfaces and provides optimum performance when flying over/landing in grass).
Learn to Fly Successfully with SAFE Technology
If this is your first RC airplane, Horizon Hobby-exclusive SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology prevents over-control and crashing while also offering multiple flight modes to deliver more control and capabilities as your skills progress:
In this flight mode, the airplane has pitch and bank angle limits to prevent over-control that can result in a loss of orientation and crashes. When the control sticks are released, the airplane automatically returns to level flight on its own, allowing you to relax and enjoy just “steering” the airplane through the sky. This flight mode also makes it easier to take off and land.
This flight mode allows more freedom in pitch and bank, but still prevents significant over-control and the airplane does not return to level flight on its own. This allows you to make tighter turns and to climb and descend faster as your skills advance.
In Experienced Mode there are no pitch or bank angle limits so you have complete control! You can even fly inverted (upside down) and perform aerobatic manoeuvres including loops, rolls and more.
If you lose control of the airplane in the Intermediate or Experienced flight modes, simply press the Panic Recovery button or switch to Beginner Mode and release the control sticks. SAFE technology will automatically return the airplane to level flight.
Needed to Complete
Nothing! Everything you need to fly is included.
(1) E-flite Habu STS 70mm EDF with:
(1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
(1) 70A Brushless ESC (installed)
(5) Servos (installed)
(1) Spektrum 3230B Flight Controller (installed)
(1) Spektrum 4650C Serial Receiver (installed)
(1) Spektrum DXS DSMX 2.4GHz Transmitter
(1) Spektrum 4000mAh 3S 11.1V Smart LiPo Battery
(1) Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger
(1) Product Manual
Battery Type: LiPo (3.7V per cell)
CG (Centre of Gravity): 90 – 100mm from leading edge
Completion Level: Ready-To-Fly
Fan Size: 70mm EDF
Flying Weight: 251-2000g
Power Type: Electric
Minimum Required Radio: Full-range 5+ channel
Minimum Speed Control: 70-Amp Telemetry Capable
Motor Size: 2847-3200kV
Product Length: 45″ (1143 mm)
Recommended Motor Battery: 3S 4000mAh Smart Li-Po
Speed Control: Included
Transmitter Range: Full-range
Wingspan: 40.5″ (1029 mm)
|Dimensions||133 × 55 × 27 cm|