See it in Action: E-flite SR-71 Blackbird Twin 40mm EDF BNF [Video]

By: Tim Gluth

Have you ever wanted to slide into the cockpit of an SR-71 Blackbird? While the chances of doing that on a 1:1 scale are slim, E-flite allows you to do the next best thing. Their SR-71 Blackbird Twin 40mm EDF BNF offers up a realistically designed aircraft model with twin electric ducted fans, brushless motors, and the ability to handle 4S LiPo power.

To get a better feel for how this R/C aircraft performs, check out this in-flight footage from the folks at Horizon Hobby:

E-flite SR-71 Blackbird Twin 40mm EDF BNF Specs:

  • LiPo Compatibility: 4S
  • Completion Level: Bind-N-Fly Basic
  • Recommended Motor Battery: 14.8V 2200mAh 4S 30C LiPo Battery with IC3 Connector
  • Charger: Sold Separately
  • Receiver: Included
  • Approximate Assembly Time: No Assembly Required
  • Material: EPO
  • Minimum Required Radio: Full-range 5+ Channel Spektrum™ DSMX®/DSM2® Compatible Transmitter
  • Radio: Sold Separately
  • Technology: AS3X and SAFE
  • Product Weight: 29.4oz (834g) with Recommended Motor Battery
  • Fan Size: 40mm EDF
  • Motor Type: Brushless
  • Speed Control: Included
  • Battery: Sold Separately
  • Connector Type: IC3
  • Motor Size: 1820-6800Kv 6-Pole
  • Product Length: 37.6" (955 mm)
  • Power Type: Electric
  • Servos: Included
  • Skill Level: Level 3
  • Wingspan: 19.88" (505 mm)

The E-flite SR-71 Blackbird Twin 40mm EDF is priced at $249.99 and is available through Horizon Hobby and its dealers. Visit to learn more about this super-sleek R/C airplane.

Image credit: Horizon Hobby

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