This is the E-Flite UMX Gee Bee Bind-N-Fly BNF Airplane with AS3X and SAFE technology. The ever-popular E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 returns with more power plus exclusive AS3X and optional-use SAFE Select technologies that make it faster, easier and more enjoyable for a wide range of pilots to fly in more places than ever before.
Gee Bee aircraft were among the pioneering pylon racing designs that captivated just about everyone during aviationís Golden Age. Their cutting-edge, teardrop-shaped designs coupled with small wings and control surfaces required a skillful hand to fly well, but with the right pilot they dominated the race course. Back by popular demand, the E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 returns with more power plus exclusive AS3X and optional-use SAFE Select technologies that make it faster, easier and more enjoyable for a wider range of pilots to fly than ever before.
- An officially licensed golden-age racer thatís faster and easier than ever to fly
- Completely factory-assembled and ready-to-fly right out of the box
- Spektrum 6-channel receiver with industry-leading DSMX technology
- Stability and precision of AS3X technology
- Optional-use SAFE Select flight envelope protection technology
- More powerful 3600Kv brushless outrunner motor
- Full 4-channel control with steerable tail wheel
- Convenient, magnetically secured battery hatch
- Authentic scale details such as flying wires and a pilot figure
- Vivid paint scheme with scale graphics
The E-flite UMX Gee Bee R-2 ultra-micro model is ready to groove through the skies just about anywhere because it features specially-tuned handling more in common with a friendly sport model than a short-coupled golden-age racer. Awe-inspiring with an authentic scale outline and abundant details such as flying wires and a pilot, this replica offers handling so remarkably smooth, youíll want to fly it every day. AS3X technology works behind the scenes to help you enjoy the outstanding control you always wanted but never thought possible in a small airplane, let alone in a model of the Gee Bee. Optional-use SAFE Select flight envelope protection technology features the assistance of automatic self-leveling and pitch and bank angle limits that make it possible to successfully fly such a unique design even if youíre a relatively new RC pilot. Plus, itís equipped with a 3600Kv brushless motor that delivers more speed and thrust resulting in a model of the classic Gee Bee thatís a dream to fly while offering an exciting and incredibly unique flight experience.
AS3X Receiver with Optional-Use SAFE Select Flight Envelope Protection
This Bind-N-Fly Basic model is equipped with a 6-channel 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 so you enjoy a sense of stability and precision that makes it feel like you're flying a larger, expertly tuned aircraft.
The UMX Gee Bee R-2 model arrives 100% factory-assembled and ready to fly right out of the box. It's equipped with Spektrumģ 2.4GHz technology that binds to your 5+ channel DSMX/DSM2 equipped transmitter so you can be flying within minutes of opening the box.
High-Power Brushless Motor
Under the convenient, magnetically secured battery hatch is a powerful 3600Kv brushless motor that delivers more power for added thrust and speed when using the recommended 2S 7.4V
200-280mAh LiPo batteries.
Abundant scale detail
You get all the detail of a full-featured replica that includes the look of stretched covering, flying wires, wheel pants and a pilot, yet the entire model is remarkably lightweight so the best flying experience possible shines through.
SpecificationsWingspan: 20.1 in (510mm)
Overall Length: 13.9 in (352mm)
Flying Weight: 3.7oz (105g)
Motor Size: 180-size 3600Kv brushless outrunner
Radio: 5 Channels (Transmitter Sold Separately)
Recommended Battery: 200-280mAh 2S 7.4V Li-Po flight battery (Sold Separately)
RequiresFull-range, 5+ channel DSMX/DSM2 transmitter
200-280mAh 2S 7.4V LiPo flight battery (EFLB2802S30 recommended)
Suitable LiPo charger