Parkzone F4F Wildcat 1.0m - BNF Basic

Parkzone F4F Wildcat 1.0m - BNF Basic

Brand: ParkZone

Part Number: PKZ1950

£139.49 Web Price RRP £154.99

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From Pearl Harbor through 1942, the F4F Wildcat was the only U.S. fighter in the Pacific theater capable of thwarting the advances of Japan’s naval air forces. And though it was slower and less maneuverable than the vaunted Zero, the rugged Wildcat helped a skilled pilot overcome the performance gap and live to fight another day.

The classic ParkZone® F4F 1.0m Wildcat parkflyer returns as a great flying warbird you can enjoy almost anywhere. Modeled after a plane flown by Lieutenant Commander Edward “Butch” O’Hare—the U.S. Navy’s first flying ace—a legendary warbird comes to life with authentic detail such as a realistic paint scheme, simulated engine and cowl flaps, molded wheels tucked into the fuselage and more. Its flight performance is equally impressive thanks to the full 4-channel control and ample power provided by its 480-size brushless motor system.

AS3X Receiver with Optional SAFE Select Technology

This Bind-N-Fly® Basic model features a Spektrum receiver integrated with AS3X® (Artificial Stabilization – 3-aXis) technology to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence for the remarkable sense of stability and precision larger, expertly tuned aircraft enjoy.

If this is your first scale model or would like an extra margin of safety while getting familiar with the airplane, optional SAFE® Select flight protection can be enabled. No programming is required. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.

With SAFE Select features enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits

  • These keep the aircraft from rolling or pitching upside down. They also prevent excessive climb or dive angles during takeoff and landing.

Automatic Self-Leveling

  • Instantly returns the wings to level when the sticks are released.

Easy Switch Assignment-No Programming Required

  • The simple procedure for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't require any programming and takes just a few seconds.


Needed to Complete

  • Full-range, 5+ Channel DSMX®/DSM2®
  • 1300–2200mAh 3S LiPo Flight Battery with EC3™ Connector
  • Suitable Li-Po Battery Charger

What's in the box?

  • (1) Parkzone F4F Wildcat BNF Basic
  • (1) Spektrum DSMX Receiver
  • (1) Programmable 30A Pro Switch-Mode BEC Brushless ESC
  • (1) 480-size Brushless, 960Kv Outrunner Motor
  • (4) 9-Gram Sub-micro Servos
  • (1) User Manual

Fast Assembly

Out of the box, final attachment of the horizontal stabilizer and two-piece, plug-in wing is simple. Each wing panel features a dedicated aileron servo for hassle-free control that’s precise.

Durable Construction

Construction with durable EPO material makes it possible to replicate complex detail in a lightweight form. The result is an outstanding scale appearance that’s easy to maintain and allows the most satisfying flight experience possible to shine through.

Brushless Power

The powerful 480-size brushless outrunner motor installed features 960Kv and delivers smooth operation that’s surprisingly quiet. Excellent flight times and strong performance can be expected with 3S Li-Po battery packs from 1300–2200mAh.

Bind-N-Fly® Convenience

Already own a transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of the box with the servos, power system and a Spektrum™ 2.4GHz receiver installed, so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a compatible Spektrum transmitter, finish any final assembly and fly!

 

F4F Wildcat 1.0m BNF Basic w/AS3X and SS Specfications:

  • Aileron: Proportional
  • Approximate Flight Time: 7–10 minutes
  • CG (Center of Gravity): 1-7/8 in (47mm) back from LE of wing at root +/- 1/8 in (3mm)
  • Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic
  • Control Throw (Ailerons): 8mm (low rate) 11mm (high rate)
  • Control Throw (Elevator): 9mm (low rate) 13mm (high rate)
  • Control Throw (Rudder): 11mm (low rate) 14mm (high rate)
  • Elevator: Proportional
  • Flying Weight: 25.4 oz (720g)
  • Landing Gear: No
  • Motor Size: 480-sized 960Kv brushless outrunner (installed)
  • Rudder: Proportional
  • Throttle: Proportional
  • Wingspan: 38.4 in (975mm)
  • Brand: ParkZone
  • Part No: PKZ1950
  • Assembly Level: BNF Basic
  • Power: Electric
  • Flying Style:
    • Scale
    • Sport

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Steve ( Birmingham ) - 31st May 2018

WOW..... Love this plane, great way to learn to fly fast war birds. Put together in a matter of 10 mins and she fly's really well, stable and looks great on a low fly past. The battery fits snug and the build feels solid. My friend who flys at my park with me has also purchased one as he likes mine. Takes a 1300 , 3 cell perfect as I have many of these from my trainer planes. If you are wanting to step up from a trainer then I think this plane is a great move....

Please check what esc connector uk version has. Uk videos show blue ec3 connector Thanks Mike
Asked by Mike Phillips on 25th September 2018

These come with EC3 connector.

Answered by: Ben @ Wheelspin Models

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