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Cherokee 1.3M Blue BNF Basic AS3X and SAFE Select


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This updated and upgraded version of the popular E-flite Cherokee 1.3m is a Smarter tribute to the general aviation classic that features a variety of scale details and functional features including lights, flaps, a full-flying stabilator, and more.

The iconic PA-28 Cherokee began rolling off the assembly line in Vero Beach, Florida in the early 1960s. Since then, thanks to its simple design and smooth handling, more than 32,000 Cherokees and variants have been produced for flight training, personal use, and beyond. The original E-flite Cherokee 1.3m was a popular tribute to this aviation classic that offered incredible handling every RC pilot could appreciate while featuring a variety of functional scale features including navigation and landing lights, a full-flying stabilator, flaps, and more. Now this updated and upgraded version includes a Spektrum Avian 70A Smart Lite ESC as part of the optimized power system along with other improvements to make it Smarter and more fun to fly than ever before!

An updated and upgraded, Smarter and more modern scale replica of the civil aviation classic
Incredibly smooth flight performance and handling make it the perfect choice for a first low-wing or scale model
Optimized power system featuring a more efficient, smaller diameter prop for improved ground clearance and performance
Compatible with popular 3S and 4S 2200–4000mAh batteries that deliver excellent performance and flight times
70-amp Spektrum Avian™ Smart Lite ESC provides real-time battery voltage, motor RPM, and other data via compatible receivers and transmitters
Compatible with the Spektrum DXS transmitter included with many of the most popular E-flite and HobbyZone trainer airplane models
Spektrum™ AR631 receiver with fly-by range telemetry and industry-leading DSMX® technology
Easier to take off, fly and land with optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
The unmatched stability and locked-in feel of exclusive AS3X® technology
Abundant scale detail including molded-in panel lines, rivets, corrugated control surfaces, and more
Factory-installed LED navigation lights, strobes, beacon, and landing lights for added scale realism and visibility
Extremely large top hatch featuring a pilot figure and plastic instrument panel cover for easy access to the battery mounting area and electronics
Shock-absorbing nose strut featuring an improved design for easier maintenance and oversized wheels for operation from a variety of surfaces
Full-flying horizontal stabilizer/elevator (stabilator) with an updated mounting system for improved precision and control
Two-piece plug-in wing panels featuring a convenient hands-free servo connection system for the servos and lights
Functional slotted flaps for shorter takeoffs/landings and improved slow-speed handling
5-channel control with six (6) factory-installed servos and linkages
Factory-painted and finished in a classic yet modern trim scheme
Lightweight and durable composite-reinforced EPO construction
Fast and easy bolt-together assembly – no glue required
This updated and upgraded E-flite Cherokee 1.3m celebrates the classic design of the legendary full-scale PA-28 with an accurate outline, a long list of scale details, modern-day convenience features and technologies, plus fantastic power and flight performance that makes flying exciting and fun. An abundance of scale details including molded-in panel lines, rivets, corrugated control surfaces, factory-installed LED lights, and more highlight the authentic appearance. The shock-absorbing nose strut features an improved steering arm and mounting design for easier maintenance, while the oversized wheels make it possible to fly from a variety of paved, dirt, and even some grass surfaces. Plug-in wing panels are equipped with convenient hands-free servo connections and include operational slotted flaps for shorter takeoffs and landings plus improved slow-flight handling. An extremely large top hatch featuring a pilot figure – and now including a plastic instrument panel cover to eliminate “gatoring” – offers easy access to the electronics and the battery mounting area with plenty of space to fit a 3S or 4S 2200–4000mAh battery, while the high-power brushless motor and 70-amp Smart Lite ESC deliver better-than-scale power. The power system has also been optimized with a smaller diameter propeller that offers better ground clearance plus improved efficiency and performance. Best of all, no glue is required for assembly of the lightweight, composite-reinforced EPO airframe so you can be flying in less time than it takes to charge a battery! It all adds up to deliver a scale marvel that offers incredible handling and fantastic flight performance for shooting smooth touch and goes, rock-solid low and high-speed cruising, and even for performing aggressive aerobatics in a model that’s perfect for intermediate to experienced pilots.

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