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Opterra 2m Wing BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

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Opterra 2m Wing BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

Item No. EFL111500
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Product Details

This big flying wing has a wide range of capabilities that include everything from sport aerobatics to soaring. It also has multiple camera mounting stations so you can fly FPV and record HD video at the same time.*
Key Features
  • Fun to fly and FPV/HD camera ready
  • Up to 3 camera mounting stations
  • Available SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • Plug-in wing and winglet sections for easy transport
  • Spektrum™ AR631 6-channel AS3X® receiver with SAFE Select technology
In The Box
  • (1) Opterra 2m Wing Plane
  • (1) 1300Kv Brushless Outrunner Motor (installed)
  • (1) 40 A ESC (installed)
  • (1) Spektrum™ AR631 SAFE and AS3X 6-Channel Receiver (installed)
  • (1) Product Manual
Needed to Complete
  • (1) Full-range, 4+ Channel DSMX®/DSM2® Transmitter
  • (1) 2200-3200mAh 3S LiPo Flight Battery with EC3™ or IC3® Connector
  • (1) 3S compatible LiPo Charger
Opterra 2m Wing BNF Basic with AS3X and SAFE Select

Overview

The Opterra™ 2m flying wing is the collaborative effort of George Hicks and Mike McConville – two of model aviation’s premier aircraft designers. Together, they have created some of the best flying RC airplanes in the world. This one is no exception. Its lightweight construction, long wingspan and efficient aerodynamics give it a wide range of capabilities that includes everything from sport aerobatics to soaring. It even gives you the ability to put yourself in the pilot’s seat with FPV gear while using a GoPro Hero 3, Hero 4 or similar class camera to record HD video at the same time.* This Bind-N-Fly® version comes with the added benefit of a Spektrum™ AS3X® receiver that features optional SAFE® Select technology.

Features

  • Fun and easy to fly
  • FPV/HD camera ready
  • Up to 3 camera mounting stations
  • Available SAFE® Select flight envelope protection
  • Plug-in wing and winglet sections for easy transport
  • Powerful brushless motor with folding prop installed
  • Spektrum™ AR631 6-channel AS3X® receiver with SAFE Select technology
  • Digital metal-geared servos installed
  • Carbon-reinforced, hollow-core construction with durable Z-Foam™ material
  • Lightweight design with a wide performance envelope
  • Vortex generators for better slow-speed stability and control authority

Video Overview

 

Advanced Aerodynamics and Lightweight Construction
Advanced Aerodynamics and Lightweight Construction

Central to the aircraft’s amazing capabilities are the advanced aerodynamics that shaped its design. In addition to its efficient airfoil, winglets and fins on the fuselage help the model track true in all kinds of air. Vortex generators near the leading edge of the top of the wing, and just ahead of the elevons on the bottom of the wing, enhance slow speed stability and control. The airframe itself is constructed of carbon-reinforced, hollow-core Z-Foam™ material that keeps weight to a minimum while maintaining strength and rigidity.

 

Easy to Assemble and Transport
Easy to Assemble and Transport

One of the model’s most impressive features is how easy it makes it for you to take it with you anywhere. Its plug-in wing panels and winglets are secured with thumbscrews so assembly or disassembly can be done in a matter of minutes. And the box it comes in is designed to function as a carrying case complete with a handle.

 

High-Output Brushless Power System with Folding Prop
High-Output Brushless Power System with Folding Prop

The high-output power system provides more than enough power for carrying camera payloads or performing sport aerobatics. When you want to power off and grab a thermal, the folding prop reduces drag so you can glide longer.

 

Up to 3 Camera Mounting Stations Available
Up to 3 Camera Mounting Stations Available

In addition to a sleek, low-drag nose for soaring and flying aerobatics, the Opterra wing includes an optional camera nose with up to two forward-facing stations for FPV or HD cameras. There is also a downward-looking camera bay in the belly designed for GoPro Hero 3, Hero 4 and similar HD cameras.

 

The camera nose includes four foam inserts:

  • Insert for GoPro Hero 3 and Hero 4 Cameras
  • Insert for recommended Spektrum™ FPV camera (see below)
  • Insert for other FPV cameras
  • Blank insert that can be custom cut for other payloads

It also has an external mounting station for low-profile Mobius or Legend HD cameras. This allows pilots to mount an HD camera on top of the nose and an FPV camera in the nose.

Recommended FPV System – All Items Sold Separately
  • Video Transmitter
    • In EU: 25-200-600mW Adjustable Power Video Transmitter (SPMVT1000)
    • In EU: 25-200-600mW Adjustable Power Video Transmitter (SPMVT1000)
  • Video Transmitter Antenna
    • Spektrum RHCP Straight Connector Antenna Set (SPMVX5801)
    • RHCP Omni Right Angle Connector (2) (SPMVX5802)
  • Camera - Spektrum 650TVL CCD FPV Camera NTSC (SPMVC650)
  • Power Adapter - Spektrum Power Adapter (SPMA9556)
  • Headset/Video Monitor - Spektrum 4.3-Inch Video Monitor with Headset (SPMVM430C)
SAFE technology
SAFE technology
Bind-N-Fly Completion Level Advantage

Already own a Spektrum™ transmitter? Bind-N-Fly (BNF) aircraft make getting into the air quickly and with the best control experience possible easier than ever. They come out of the box with the power system, servos and a Spektrum 2.4GHz receiver installed so all you need to do is bind the receiver to a compatible transmitter, finish any final assembly, and fly!

This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a Spektrum 2.4GHz DSMX® receiver featuring AS3X (Artificial Stabilization–3-aXis) technology that works behind the scenes to smooth out the effects of wind and turbulence. The result is a heightened sense of stability and precision that makes you feel like you're flying a much larger, expertly tuned aircraft.

If this is your first model of its type, or you want an extra margin of safety while familiarizing yourself with the airplane, you can enable the optional-use SAFE® Select flight envelope protection technology built into the receiver. No programming is required. Simply change up the binding sequence as directed in the manual.


With SAFE Select enabled, you get:

Pitch and Bank Angle Limits

  • These envelope limits keep the airplane from rolling or pitching upside down. They also prevent excessive climb or dive angles.

Automatic Self-Leveling

  • The airplane instantly returns to and holds level flight when the sticks are released and in the center position. It's also helpful for keeping the wings level during takeoffs/launches and landings.

Easy Switch Assignment—No Complex Programming Required

  • The simple procedure for assigning a transmitter switch to turn SAFE Select features on and off doesn't require any complex programming and takes just a few seconds.

If you don't want to enable the SAFE Select features, just bind the receiver normally and it will function like a standard AS3X receiver.

Product Specifications

Approximate Assembly Time Less than 1 Hour
Battery Sold Separately
CG (Center of Gravity) Inline with dimples located just in front of finger pockets on bottom of fuselage
Charger Sold Separately
Completion Level Bind-N-Fly Basic
Power Type Electric
Material EPO
Minimum Required Radio 6-channel
Motor Size 10bl
Product Length 40.8" (1036 mm)
Product Weight 67oz (1899g)
Recommended Motor Battery 2200mAh 3S LiPo
Servos Included
Skill Level Level 2
Speed Control Included
Technology AS3X and SAFE
Trim Scheme Colors White, blue and gray
Wing Area 1033sq in (66.6sq dm)
Wingspan 78.3" (1989 mm)