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E-Flite Beast 60e RC Plane, ARF

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Overview

A beast in name and performance, the E-Flite Beast 60e RC plane was inspired by the original Hangar 9 100cc Beast and designed specifically with the electric pilot in mind.

Features
  • Constructed from lightweight balsa and plywood
  • Great power-to-weight ratio
  • Fast assembly
  • Wings can be assembled easily
  • Can accomodate the E-Flite Power 60 motor
  • Easy access to battery and electronics
  • Straightforward direct-link servo installation
  • Steerable tailwheel and hardware included
  • Large control surfaces
  • Hangar 9 UltraCote covering
  • Fiberglass cowling and painted wheel pants
  • Durable landing gear

Unleash the E-Flite Beast

The E-Flite Beast 60e model plane captures the spirit of the original Hangar 9 100cc Beast; offering exciting performance in a smaller, electric aircraft. Created in conjunction with Quique Somenzini, this model R/C plane has a great biplane design, similar to that of the E-Flite Nieuport. It is a lightweight plane and can accommodate a powerful electric setup. With its magnetic hatch, you will have instant access to the components of this scale plane. You can assemble this RC plane at the field easily with four screws and four pins. Please note that the Beast 60e comes almost-ready-to-fly, so there are several components you will need to supply in order to complete this model. Please refer to the “What You Need” section below for more details. If you are fan of electric flying, aerobatics and/or 3D, the Beast 60e from E-Flite is a very exciting offering. Order yours today.

What you Need
  • Radio & Receiver. We recommend the Spektrum DX6 with AR610 (SPM6700AU1)
  • Mini Servos. We recommend 4 Spektrum A5060 servos (SPMSA5060)
  • Standard Servos. We recommend 2 Spektrum A6260 servos (SPMSA6260)
  • Motor. We recommend the E-Flite Power 60 (EFLM4060B)
  • Propeller. We recommend the APC 17 x 8E (APCLP1708E)
  • Spinner. We recommend the Hangar 9 3in aluminium spinner (HAN99004)
  • ESC. We recommend the Castle Creations Phoenix Edge 100 (CSE010010000)
  • Battery. We recommend the Thunder Power G8 440mAh LiPo (TPB4400-6SPF70)
  • Charger. We recommend the Thunder Power 820CD (TPB820CD)
Wingspan
57.0 in (145 cm)
Overall Length
57.5 in (146 cm)
Wing Area
1100 sq. in. (71.0 sq. dm.)
Flying Weight
8.90-9.55 lb (4.05-4.35 kg)
Motor Size
60-size brushless outrunner
Radio
6+ channel radio system
Servos
(2) ultra torque standard, (4) ultra torque mini servos
Trim Scheme Colors
UltraCote Black (U874), True Red (U866), Gold (U879)
CG (center of gravity)
4-1/2 to 4-15/16 in (115-125mm) back from the center of top wing
Prop Size
17 x 7e
Spinner Size
3.0 inch P-51 style
Speed Control
80-amp brushless
Recommended Battery
22.2V 6S 4400-5000mAh LiPo
Flaps
No
Retracts
No
Control Throw (Ailerons)
Low: 1-3/4 in (45mm) up/down, 10% expo; High: 2-15/16 in (75mm) up/down, 30% expo
Control Throw (Elevator)
Low: 2-15/16 in (75mm) up/down, 10% expo; High: 5-1/8 in (130mm) up/down, 30% expo
Control Throw (Rudder)
Low: 3-3/4 in (95mm) right/left, 10% expo; High: 4-1/2 in (115mm) right/left, 30% expo
Minimum Age Recommendation
14 years
Experience Level
Intermediate
Recommended Environment
Outdoor
Assembly Time
7-9 Hours
Is Assembly Required
Yes
Brand
E-Flite

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  • Best Bi-Plane I've seen or flown

    Review by Phillip on 7/08/2015
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    Whilst it appears a bit of a daunting build project to start, it couldn't have been easier. It goes together really nicely. Just follow the clear and fulsome instructions exactly and you can't go wrong.
    I used all recommended components including the AR636 AS3X receiver - What a good idea that was!
    I finished the plane in no time put put off my maiden flight until I was certain about setting up the AR636. I need not have waited. There are over a dozen step-by-step instruction videos by HH taking you through every step in a very clear and easy to follow manner.
    I used a JR Matchbox for the 4 aileron servos and the 6 channel AR636 as usual. I set up 3 flight modes Gyro off, Gyro on and Heading Hold gyro on.
    Maiden take off was with gyro off and after a few minutes of getting a feel for it (it was great) I flicked flight modes to Gyro on with rates at the recommended settings. It was a revelation it was now FANTASTIC to fly. I landed it, trimed the plane (via the rvr) and increased th gains to 35% and flew it some more. WOW!
    I will always fly with the gyro on. It is like there is not a zepher of a breeze, when in fact it was quite gusty, such that I could only fly my 70" and up planes, and they couldnt handle the wind anywhere near the beast with this gyro.

    And landing with the gyro is just a dream. so easy!

    So not only does this plane look spectactular in the flesh it also flies like a dream but particularly so with the AR636....dont leav home without one!

    Highly recommended
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