HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm) w/SAFE

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HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
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The HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 is the most versatile, capable and easiest to fly scale RC airplane yet! It's equipped with SAFE and can easily be upgraded to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology, plus it now includes advanced Smart technology components.

  • The most capable, versatile and easiest to fly scale trainer based on the iconic Carbon Cub from CubCrafters
  • 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
  • Easily upgrade to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology to add AutoLand, Virtual Fence and Holding Pattern features
  • Optional and easy to install Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) available for smoother landings
  • 100% complete including a controller/transmitter, battery and charger so there's nothing extra to buy or provide
  • Spektrum DXS controller/transmitter with industry-leading DSMX 2.4GHz technology for reliable control without interference
  • Spektrum 2200mAh 3S 11.1V Smart LiPo battery delivers long flight times up to 10-15+ minutes
  • Spektrum S120 Smart charger works with a variety of USB power sources
  • Factory-installed servos, Spektrum flight controller and serial receiver
  • Powerful and efficient brushless power system including a 30A telemetry-capable ESC
  • Capable of aerobatic maneuvers including loops, rolls and upside down (inverted) flight
  • Robust landing gear with over-sized tires for operation from a variety of surfaces
  • Quick and easy assembly—no glue or special tools required
  • Durable EPO construction that's tough yet lightweight
  • Optional floats available for flying from water
  • Full line of replacement/spare parts available
  • Practice flying this aircraft in the RealFlight RC flight simulator

Completion Level: Ready-To-Fly
Elevator: Yes
Spinner Size: 1.6 in (40mm) diameter
Landing Gear: Fixed main with steerable tail wheel
Material: EPO foam
Motor Size: 480
Technology: SAFE Technology
Approximate Flight Time: 5-7 minutes
Flying Weight: 251-2000g, 36.1 - 37.9oz (1023 - 1079g)
Propeller Size:  9x6
Servos: 2-aileron, 1-elevator, 1-rudder
Length: 34 in (865mm)
Minimum Speed Control: 30A
Retracts: No
Wing Tube OD: 0.39" (10mm)
CG (Center of Gravity): 2.4 - 2.7" (62 - 68mm) back from leading edge of wing at the root
Charger: Smart USB
Minimum Required Radio: Spektrum DSX 2.4GHz
Recommended Motor Battery: 3S 2200mAh Smart LiPo included
Wing Tube Length: 16.1 in (410mm)
Flaps: Optional
Transmitter Range: Full
Approximate Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Rudder: Yes
Wingspan: 51in (1300mm)

  • (1) HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 Plane with:
    •     (1) Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
    •     (1) 30A Brushless ESC (installed)
    •     (4) Servos (installed)
    •     (1) Spektrum Flight Controller (installed)
    •     (1) Spektrum 4650 Serial Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum DXS DSMX® 2.4GHz Transmitter (RTF version only)
  • (1) Spektrum 2200mAh 3S 11.1V Smart LiPo Battery (RTF version only)
  • (1) Spektrum S120 USB-C Smart Charger (RTF version only)
  • (1) Product Manual

This product was added to our catalog on September 1, 2020

Tuesday, Jan 26 2021 (about a year ago)
HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
The Carbon Cub S 2 is my second R/C aircraft. I started with the Sport Cub S and, after many flights, invested in the Carbon Cub. It's a GREAT airplane and handles very well. I advise new pilots to use SAFE/Beginner mode extensively for takeoff and approach/landing. Plan your flying in advance, read the manual and ask questions. (The staff at HobbyTown is a great source of knowledge and have been very patient with all my questions.) or the local R/C club. The Carbon Cub can fly faster than a true beginner might be comfortable with but it flies great on 1/2-2/3 throttle! Dead stick/idle thrust landings are a pleasure. I did the Flap modification and that has enabled much shorter takeoff rolls, slower approach speeds and shorter/softer landings. Good handling in 8-10 mph winds. Highly recommended.
Verified Owner
Friday, Jun 3 2022 (4 weeks ago)
HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
only a minute or less on the 2 time i fly this plane, suddenly lost controls mid-air and it end up on top of a tree beyond reach. i should have believe the reviews on this plane from other owner about this plane losing controls mid-air. sent an email to Amain Hobbies about the Carbon Cub S2 i purchased from them less than a
month ago and ask how will they resolve the issue whether they sent a replacement or store credit so
i can get a different plane. still waiting response from Amain Hobbies.???
Verified Owner
Friday, Mar 4 2022 (4 months ago)
HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
Amazing plane! Have been flying an older Switch Trainer and this one handles some much better in the air. Very smooth, very responsive. First flights were in wind and was very stable with not one crash. Physics for this plane and the switch in RealFlight 9.5s are FLAWLESS, practice there and save a fortune on parts.
Verified Owner
Friday, May 7 2021 (about a year ago)
HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
Super stoked about learning to fly. This plane, with it’s size and gyro features, have been a real plus. We’ve only done hand takeoffs, and what could be best described as crash landings. None of that is the fault of the plane, just user inexperience.

This kit has absolutely everything you need to fly. The included G1 Spektrum 3S 2200mAH LiPo and charger are a great add-in (Wish the charger had more wattage—To shorten the charge time). For an RTR transmitter., the included Spektrum unit is better than expected in quality.

I chose this plane because of the parts availability, WHEN we break it. A complete wing set is around $50. The prop is inexpensive. Batteries with EC3 or IC3 connectors are abundant enough. And the micro servos are easily replaced with like or alternatives (If needed).
Verified Owner
Thursday, Dec 30 2021 (6 months ago)
HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 1.3m RTF Basic Electric Airplane (1300mm)
I have not flown my new aircraft; certainly looking forward to doing so.