HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)

HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
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The HobbyZone Bind-N-Fly AeroScout S makes learning to fly a radio controlled airplane easier and more fun than ever before! This plane is an ideal trainer due to it's very durable design and the exclusive SAFE (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology. SAFE helps to prevent overcontrol, loss of orientation and crashes so nearly everyone can learn to fly successfully. It also features Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced flight modes so you can choose the level of stability and control you need at the flip of a switch.


Features:

  • Ready for use with your compatible Spektrum DSMX®/DSM2® equipped transmitter, battery and charger
  • Equipped with exclusive SAFE® technology that helps prevent crashes and makes it easy to learn how to fly
  • Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced flight modes you can easily change between at the flip of a switch
  • Panic Recovery mode at the push of a button to prevent loss of control and crashes
  • Powerful and efficient brushless power system for excellent performance and long flight times
  • "Pusher" power configuration for improved safety plus better propeller and motor protection
  • Oversized tires and steerable nose wheel for easy takeoffs and landings on grass and other surfaces
  • Capable of aerobatic maneuvers including loops, rolls and upside down (inverted) flight
  • Lightweight yet extremely durable EPO construction perfect for first-time pilots
  • Full line of replacement/spare parts available

Specifications:
Wingspan: 43.1" (1095mm)
Overall Length: 34-1/4" (867mm)
Flying Weight: 27.8 - 29.5oz (0.79 - 0.84kg)
Motor Size: 2306-2250
Radio: 5-Channel Radio system minimum
Servos: 8g sub-micro digital
Trim Scheme Colors: Orange/Gray
CG (center of gravity): 2-5/8 - 2-3/4" (67 - 70mm) back from leading edge of wing measured at the fuselage
Prop Size: 5 x 4.5 Bullnose
Speed Control : 30A included
Recommended Battery: 3S 11.1V 2200mAh LiPo with EC3 or IC3 connector (sold separately)
Aileron: Yes
Elevator: Yes
Rudder: Yes
Control Throw (Ailerons): 0.51" (13mm) High, 0.4" (10mm) Low
Control Throw (Elevator): 0.39" (10mm) High, 0.24" (6mm) Low
Control Throw (Rudder): 0.59" (15mm) High, 0.39" (10mm) Low
Approx. Flying Duration: 12 - 15 minutes
Is Assembly Required: No

Includes: 
  • (1) HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m with:
    • (1) 30A Brushless ESC (installed)
    • (1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
    • (4) Sub-Micro Servos (installed)
    • (1) Spektrum™ AR636 6-Channel Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Product Manual

Needed To Complete:
  • Full-range 5+ channel Spektrum DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter 
  • 3S 11.1V 2200mAh LiPo battery with EC3™ or IC3™ connector 
  • Compatible LiPo battery charger

This product was added to our catalog on May 30, 2019

Verified Owner
Wednesday, Oct 21 2020 (1 week ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
I AM VERY HAPPY WITH THE SERVICE AND THE AIRCRAFT. THANK YOU!
Verified Owner
Thursday, Oct 8 2020 (3 weeks ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
The Aeroscout was just what I needed to get started in the hobby.
However I will not order anything that ships via FedEx in the future.
Great product.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Oct 1 2020 (4 weeks ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
Excellent trainer! The flight characteristics of the airplane are very predictable and the airplane required very little time to have properly set up. The airplane is very well built and in the hands of experienced flyers it is capable of doing almost any maneuver. With the help of an instructor at our local RC model club, I was able to fly the airplane in the beginner and intermediate modes. The second day I flew without help in the intermediate mode even though I had no previous experience flying RC airplanes. I highly recommend the airplane if you want to learn to fly.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Aug 20 2020 (2 months ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
Plane is fun to fly. Light hit on nose wheel stripped servo gears. Replaced with savox SH-0255MG that has survived two hard impacts.
Moving parts to a new body was easily acomplished.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Nov 28 2019 (11 months ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
This plane is so fun to fly! This was my 1st non- Micro plane. The SAFE technology made flying this plane So Simple. The motor is powe rful and the plane is able to glide really Well too. Would highly recommend this plane to any beginners or experienced flyers.
Verified Owner
Thursday, Nov 21 2019 (11 months ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
Still waiting to fly but very impressed by quality of product and ease of assmbly.
Tuesday, Sep 10 2019 (about a year ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
Wow, this is a perfect craft for one just starting out. If you want to just sail on the wind, learn how to fly fixed wing or, go FPV for some great sights then this is your craft. extreamly long flight times and easy take off and landings. This is your craft.
Verified Owner
Wednesday, Aug 14 2019 (about a year ago)
HobbyZone AeroScout S 1.1m Basic BNF Electric Airplane (1095mm)
I purchased this plane because I wanted something a bit more substantial than my UMX planes, but more portable than the other plane I have in the 1m-class, the E-Flite Valiant. I specifically was NOT looking for something ultra-fast or ultra-maneuverable, but rather a nice, relaxing park flyer that would provide great flight times and very little chance of losing control. The AeroScout definitely delivers. It takes about 10 minutes to assemble (you can see my assembly video on YouTube - https://youtu.be/mb8RjaImM0w!), and it's also very easy to remove the wings for transport. Another nice feature is the huge foam landing gear, which may not look scale, but allow for taking off from virtually any surface. Short grass is no problem at all. Also, because this plane glides so well (thanks to its big wingspan and very low weight), I get 15 minutes of flight from each 2200MAh pack.

Note that this model comes both in a RTF and a BNF version, which ironically both require assembly, so neither is actually ready to fly. Instead, what RTF means is that you get the radio, battery, and charger with the RTF version, and the combo deal is quite good (saving you over $50 versus buying separately), so if you don't already have a radio, definitely go with the RTF version. Another advantage of that version is that Horizon Hobby appears to be shipping a lot more of it, as the BNF version has been sold out virtually all of summer 2019, and I got in on what was likely the last shipment of just a couple of units.

One little tip regarding assembly - the aileron servo leads are not keyed, so it's easy to install them in reverse whenever you're re-attaching the wing, which will lead to them not working. What you have to do is match the colors up as best you can - they unfortunately aren't coded correctly either, but going dark to dark and light to light works (I believe it's brown to black and white to yellow).