The E-flite Pitts S-1S scale biplane is beautifully done scale rendition of the full size aircraft, with expert design and engineering coming together to provide an outstanding flight experience so enjoyable that every flight will be more enjoyable that then previous one.
- Easy to fly with optional-use SAFE Select panic recovery
- Factory-finished with a true to scale scheme
- Lightweight and durable EPO foam construction
- An Aviat Aircraft Company officially licensed version of the full-size aircraft
- Spektrum 6-channel receiver with industry-leading DSMX technology
- Unrivalled stability and precision of AS3X technology for smoother flight performance
- Scale outline and surface detail including a matching spinner and appointed cockpit
- High-Output, 3S- and 4S-compatible brushless outrunner motor and 50A ESC
- Tough aluminium landing gear with scale covers and wheel pants
- Tool-free wing assembly with quick-release hardware
- Optional-use flying wires included for added scale looks
- Large cockpit hatch and removable tray simplifies battery installation
Impeccable scale detail
It’s tough to compete with a Pitts biplane, aviation critics around the world agree that once you fly one, it will spoil nearly all other aerobatic experiences. The first Pitt’s was flown almost 75 years ago and still to this day, the Pitts plans, kits and assembled biplanes are similar to the original and ground-breaking design. The E-Flite Pitts S-1S aircraft is a tribute to the original Curtis Pitts design that brings together the fantastic handling and authentic experience into one aircraft that any RC pilot can enjoy.
The meticulous detail in which the aircraft has been remastered in is impeccable, from the look of fabric covering to detents highlighting where panels and hatches are on the real aircraft this S-1S Pitts is a terrific scale model. The wedge-shaped fuselage is crowned with a scale spinner in a shape often found in high powered versions of the Pitts biplane, whilst the cockpit area is neatly finished with an enclosed canopy and accurate pilot figure. Also included in the box are optional flying wires for added scale looks, these are not needed for flight, however.
Brushless power system
Capable of insane vertical climbs, nauseating snap rolls, crisp rolls and accurate corners this Pitts S-1S from E-Flite is a no holds barred aerobat. The scale enthusiasts will appreciate its smooth flight performance and epic detail, while most everyone else will enjoy its insane power system. Readily equipped to take a 3s or 4s LiPo battery out of the box this park flyer is capable of producing stunning aerobatics and a performance level that is hard to beat.
Fly SAFE with the AS3X Receiver
This Bind-N-Fly basic model is equipped with a factory fitted and tuned Spektrum 2.4ghz DSMX receiver that features the patented and proved AS3X technology. The AS3X (Artificial Stabilization – 3-axis) system is constantly working behind the scenes to dampen the effects of rough wind and turbulence to give the pilot a sense of accuracy and stability normally associated with a much larger model. Also included in the BNF version is the famous SAFE Select technology, this allows another level of protection for the pilot and ultimately gives you that extra security when trying to perform new maneuvers.
With SAFE Select enabled, you get:
Pitch and Bank Angle Limits
These will keep the aircraft from excessive rolling and climbing / Descending meaning that the more beginner pilots are able to feel out the characteristics of this aircraft and still have the safety net of the bank limits.
The aircraft instantly returns to a wing’s level situation when the sticks are released, this is super helpful during take-off and landings.
Easy switch assignment—no programming required
The simple process for assigning a switch on the transmitter to turn on/off the SAFE functionality. This requires no extra programming and takes only a few seconds to complete.
Full-range, 5+ Channel DSMX®/DSM2® transmitter
1800–2200mAh 3–4S LiPo flight battery
Compatible LiPo charger
- 33.5 in (850mm)
- Overall Length
- 31 in (787mm)
- Wing Area
- 437 sq in (28.2 sq dm)
- Flying Weight
- 46 oz (1304 g)
- Motor Size
- 10BL 1200KV
- Recommended Battery
- 2200-3000mah 3S 11.1V 25C Li-Po (Sold Separately)
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