F-16C Fighting Falcon 90 mm from Freewing Model

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The F-16C is a single-engine multirole fighter aircraft originally developed for the United States Air Force (USAF). Designed as an air superiority day fighter, it evolved into a successful all-weather multirole aircraft. The F-16C has an internal M61 Vulcan cannon and 11 locations for mounting weapons and other mission equipment. In addition to active duty U.S. Air Force, the aircraft is also used by the USAF aerial demonstration team, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds.

We worked closely with Freewing in optimizing their all new 90mm F-16C model to do justice to this legendary aircraft. Freewing worked for over a year to design an F-16C that any RC pilot would be proud to own. Simply put, after 200+ test flights, we believe this is the best foam PNP scale F-16 in the world today. While F-16s are available in many sizes throughout our RC hobby, Freewing's 90mm F-16C offers unique features not seen before in a foam F-16 such as scale operating landing gear CNC machined from durable 6061 aluminum, completely removable surfaces, and a pre-installed LED afterburner.

Other scale details like a tinted canopy with plastic detailed cockpit, a complete navigation light package, and injection molded details like its "bird slicers" and accurate exhaust nozzle "turkey feathers" set this model apart from other F-16s. The F-16C's included armament set also features a new detachment design. Thin plastic clips allow quick and convenient removal of the weapons from the pylons and the pylons from the wings; change your loadout easily in seconds.

Intended as a "Scale Plus" flyer, the Freewing F-16C excels in scale maneuvers like slow high alpha, tight banked turns, and stability throughout its flight envelope. It has a long glideslope considering its weight, and its landing attitude will be familiar to those who have flown the Freewing Stinger 90. The Freewing F-16C cruises at 50% throttle and we measured an average top speed of 90mph in level flight after a slight dive. With mixed throttle, an Admiral 6s 5000 mAh 50c battery gives 3-4 minutes of flight. With its scale landing gear, lights, loadout and other details, the Freewing 90mm F-16C will be the gem of any RC pilot's foam jet fleet.

Features:

  • Model officially licensed by Lockheed Martin
  • Large scale electronic ducted fan RC jet sporting an accurate 77th FS "Gamblers" livery
  • Electric retracts with scale, shock-absorbing struts and main operation, CNC'd from 6061 aluminum and suitable for pavement or short grass
  • Sequenced gear doors provide added realism and reduced drag
  • Removeable wings, stabilators, vertical stabilizer, and nose cone for easy transport and compact storage
  • Machine screws and brass threaded inserts are used to attach the wings for a secure fit and longevity
  • Gap-less hinges on ailerons and rudder for scale appearance
  • Bright LED navigation lights for enhanced realism and dawn/dusk maneuvers
  • Pre-installed LED afterburner
  • Carbon fiber wing spars and reinforced body parts
  • Easily removable SEAD loadout consisting of two AIM-9M Sidewinders, two AIM-120 AMRAAMs, two AGM-88 HARMs, and two drop tanks
  • Upgraded pushrod clevis and metal ball head connectors on elevators provide a robust connection between servo and control surface and eliminate "play"
  • Nylon hinges on all control surfaces (superior to foam hinges)
  • All servos are pre-installed for your convenience. Just select your own power system and fly!

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Wingspan: 1023mm (40.3 in)
Length: 1522mm (59.9 in)

Weight: 3550 g (7.8 lbs)
Wingspan 1023mm / 40.27in
Length 1522mm / 59.92in
Flying Weight 3550g / 125.22oz
CG (Center of Gravity) 118mm - 128mm from the leading edge of the wing at the root
Power System 3748-1550Kv Brushless Outrunner Motor with 3150g thrust (PNP only)
Electronic Speed Control 130A ESC, 8A UBEC, EC5 Connector (PNP only)
Propeller / EDF 90mm Metal Housing EDF with 12 Blade Fan (PNP only)
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