Unboxed: The FMS Futura PNP EDF Sport Jet [Video]

By: Tim Gluth

While I've dabbled in R/C aircraft in the past, it's never been an area of the hobby that's held my attention. However, I've found myself checking out more aircraft-focused content lately, and I may be getting the itch to fly…somewhat.

One aircraft that caught my attention is the recently-released FMS Futura PNP EDF Sport Jet. Aimed at intermediate-level R/C pilots, this lower-cost, plug-n-play aircraft offers a sleek design with snappy performance.

To see what's included with this new model, check out an unboxing video from the folks at FMS:

FMS Futura PNP EDF Sport Jet Specs:

  • Wingspan: 900mm /35.4 in
  • Overall Length: 995mm /39.2 in
  • Flying Weight: Around 1150g
  • Motor Size: 2840 KV3150
  • ESC: 40A
  • Servo: 9gX8pcs
  • Radio: 6CH Channel
  • CG (center of gravity): 85-95mm
  • Prop Size: 64mm Ducted Fan 11-blade
  • Recommended Battery: 14.8V2200mAh-2600mAh 25c
  • Aileron: Yes
  • Rudder: Yes
  • Flaps: Yes
  • Retracts: No
  • Approx. Flying Duration: 3 minutes
  • Minimum Age Recommendation: 14+
  • Experience Level: Upper-Intermediate
  • Assembly Time: 10 minutes
  • Wing Load: 71.8 g/dm² ( 0.14oz/in²)
  • Wing Area: 16dm² ( 247.9 sq.in)

Priced at $189.99, the Futura PNP EDF Sport Jet is available through FMS. For a limited time, you can receive a $15 coupon for your next R/C airplane purchase through the FMS website.

Learn more about this plug-n-play R/C airplane at fmshobby.com.

Image credit: FMS

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