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Written by Jay Smith
Full review on page 61 in the April 2013 issue of
Model Aviation magazine and tablet app.
An exciting sport jet experience awaits.




Flight video by author and HDFlyer.com




SPECIFICATIONS
Model type: EDF sport jet
Skill level: Intermediate builder; intermediate pilot
Wingspan: 36.3 inches
Length: 43.3 inches
Weight: 54.7 ounces with retracts and flaps
EDF system: E-flite Delta V 15 69mm with BL15 3200 Kv brushless inrunner
Radio: Four-channel with four servos
Construction: Z-Foam
Street Price: $299.99

TEST-MODEL DETAILS
EDF: E-flite Delta V 15 69mm fan
Motor: E-flite BL15 3200 Kv brushless inrunner
Speed controller: E-flite 60-amp Pro Switch-Mode BEC Brushless
Battery: E-flite 4S 30C 3200 mAh LiPo
Radio system: JR X9503 2.4 GHz transmitter, Spektrum AR600 2.4 GHz six-channel receiver
Ready-to-fly weight: 51.8 ounces; 54.7 ounces with retracts and flaps
Flight duration: 4-6 minutes

PLUSES
• Comes out of the box in an advanced state of preassembly.
• Glueless assembly.
• Extra hardware included in the box.
• Excellent aircraft to develop and hone jet-pilot proficiency and skills.
• Optional electric retracts and flaps dress it up.

MINUSES
• The basic package does not include the flight battery.
• Hardware bags not labeled.



Jay Smith talks with the designer of the Habu 2.




The Habu 2 comes out of the box in an advanced state of preassembly.




The new color scheme stands out in the air and on the wet tarmac before the maiden flight.




The Habu 2 penetrates the wind well. Here it pulls through a hard turn Pylon style!




Matt Andren and David Payne have the fuselage checked out and ready to go.




Both the rudder and elevator servos come premounted in the tail assembly.




A smooth-running E-flite Delta-V15 69mm fan unit gives the Habu its bite.




Fixed gears are included, but the optional E-flite 10-15 size electric retracts drop in and are worth the upgrade.




Glueless assembly gets the Habu out of the box and in the air in record time!



Bonus Photos





Read the entire review on page 61 in the April 2013 issue of Model Aviation magazine.




1 comments

Great Videos! Thanks AMA. Just added another aircraft to my growing wishlist :-)

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