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E-flite Edge 540QQ 280 BNF Basic Electric Airplane

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This is the E-flite Edge 540QQ 280 Bind-N-Fly Basic Electric Airplane. The E-flite Edge 540QQ 280 BNF Basic is the brain child of aerobatic world champion Quique Somenzini. This airplane has been specifically built to provide exceptional precision scale and 3D aerobatic performance so that you can fly from a convenient location such as a park or small field. Beyond the rigid carbon fiber-reinforced foam construction, you’ll appreciate how its expert-approved control and power system get you in the air faster, and at the same time provide expert-approved performance.



  • Hollow-molded foam construction with carbon fiber reinforcement
  • High-speed digital servos and Spektrum Nanolite receiver installed
  • High-power BL280, 1800kV outrunner power system installed
  • High-performance custom propeller and matching spinner
  • Two-piece removable wing with carbon fiber joiner
  • Magnetic battery hatch provides instant access
  • Ready-to-bind to your DSM2/DSMX transmitter

: 26.0 in (660mm)
Overall Length: 15.6 in (613mm)
Wing Area: 162 sq. in. (10.4 sq. dm.)
Flying Weight: 8.3 oz (235 g)
Motor Size: Park 280 (installed)
Radio: 4 channels minimum
Servos: Four 3.5-gram digital servos (installed)
Trim Scheme Colors: Green, purple, silver
CG (center of gravity): 1.57-1.65 in (40-42mm) back from the leading edge at wing root
Wing Loading: 7.7 oz/sq. ft.
Prop Size: 6.8 x 3
Spinner Size: 1.5 in (38mm)
Speed Control : 10-Amp brushless (installed)
Recommended Battery: 3S 11.1V 450mAh 30C Li-Po (required)
Control Throw (Ailerons): Low: 15mm up/down, 30% expo; High: 25mm up/down, 40% expo
Control Throw (Elevator): Low: 8mm up/down, 20% expo; High: 35mm up/down, 60% expo
Control Throw (Rudder): Low: 13mm right/left, 20% expo; High: 20mm right/left, 35% expo
Approx. Flying Duration: 5-7 minutes
Minimum Age Recommendation: 14 years
Experience Level: Intermediate
Recommended Environment: Indoor/Outdoor
Assembly Time: Less than 1 Hour
Is Assembly Required: Yes


  • Spektrum AR6310 DSMX Nanolite 6-channel Receiver
  • BL280 Outrunner 1800kV Motor
  • E-flite 10-Amp Brushless ESC
  • (3) E-flite 3.5-Gram Digital Super Sub-Micro Servos

Needed To Complete:

  • 4+ channel DSM2 or DSMX compatible transmitter with computer programming
  • 3S 11.1V 450mAh 30C LiPo battery
  • Compatible battery charger

This product was added to our catalog on November 21, 2012.

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