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Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic

Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic

Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic

HobbyZone HBZ32500 Airplane Electric BNF Basic
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This BNF version of the Carbon Cub does NOT come with Transmitter, battery or charger. That version is the HBZ32000.
  • Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic

    Even if you've never flown a radio controlled (RC) aircraft before, the Carbon Cub S 2 is the most versatile, capable and easiest to fly scale RC airplane yet! Based on the Carbon Cub by CubCrafters, an upgraded and thoroughly modern iteration of the classic Super Cub, and equipped with Horizon Hobby's exclusive and innovative SAFE technology, this scale reproduction makes it possible for almost anyone to learn to fly successfully. And the addition of telemetry-capable and Smart components including an ESC, battery and charger (battery and charger sold separately for the BNF® Basic version), along with the option to add SAFE Plus® GPS-enabled technology and the Landing Assist Sensor (LAS), makes learning to fly even easier than ever before!

    Welcome to the exciting world of RC (Radio Controlled) flight! If you've ever dreamed of taking to the skies, Horizon Hobby has you covered. We are committed to engineering aircraft that you can learn to fly with successfully even if you've never flown RC before. Every HobbyZone® aircraft we offer features industry-leading design and technology developed by experts to keep you in control and learning at your own pace so you can turn your dreams of flight into a reality!

    The HobbyZone® Carbon Cub S 2 is the easiest to fly, most capable and versatile scale trainer RC airplane yet! It's equipped with exclusive SAFE® (Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope) technology that helps to prevent overcontrol, loss of orientation and crashes so nearly everyone can learn to fly successfully. Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced modes allow you to choose the level of stability and control you need, or are ready to try, at the flip of a switch. And you can instantly return to steady flight using Panic Recovery with the push of a button in any flight mode. Oversized tires make it possible to take off and land on a variety of surfaces including thick grass, gravel paths, dirt trails and smooth pavement, or you can install the optional floats to fly from water—which adds to its unmatched versatility and capabilities.

    The Carbon Cub S 2 is equipped with a 30-amp telemetry-capable ESC that provides a variety of real-time power system related telemetry data including motor RPM, current, battery voltage and more to compatible Spektrum™ AirWare™ equipped transmitters, and even approximate flight battery power remaining via multiple LEDs on the DXS transmitter included with the RTF version. The addition of exclusive Spektrum Smart components including a lithium polymer (LiPo) battery and charger make it more convenient to charge properly and safely (battery and charger sold separately for the BNF® Basic version). And you have the option to easily upgrade to SAFE Plus GPS-enabled technology that offers features such as AutoLand and Virtual Fence, along with the option to install the Landing Assist Sensor (LAS) that automatically "flares" for smoother landings, to make learning to fly—and to land safely—easier than ever!

    The Ready-To-Fly (RTF) version includes everything needed to fly in one box, and is the perfect choice if you're a new RC pilot. From the Spektrum DXS 2.4GHz transmitter you can use with other Bind-N-Fly® (BNF) and BNF Basic aircraft after you learn to fly the Carbon Cub S 2, to the 3S 2200mAh Smart LiPo battery that delivers long flight times and the convenient S120 USB-C Smart charger that can be used with a variety of USB power sources, there's nothing extra you need to buy or provide! A BNF Basic version is also available for experienced pilots who want to use their favorite Spektrum transmitter along with batteries and chargers they may already own. And for both versions, the powerful and efficient brushless power system including a telemetry-capable ESC, plus the flight controller, receiver and servos, are all factory-installed in the durable EPO airframe that assembles quickly and easily without the need for glue or special tools.

    Needed to Complete

    Full-range 6–7+ channel Spektrum DSMX®/DSM2® compatible transmitter
    3S 11.1V 1300–2200mAh LiPo with EC3™ or IC3™ Connector
    Compatible LiPo charger

    What's in the Box?

    (1) HobbyZone Carbon Cub S 2 Plane with:
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    &bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;(4) Servos (installed)
    &bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;(1) Spektrum Flight Controller (installed)
    &bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;&bnsp;(1) Spektrum 4650 Serial Receiver (installed)
    (1) Product Manual


    Approximate Assembly Time
    Less than 1 Hour
    Approximate Flight Time
    5-7 minutes
    CG (Center of Gravity)
    2.4 - 2.7" (62 - 68mm) back from leading edge of wing at the root
    Sold separately
    Completion Level
    Bind-N-Fly Basic
    Landing Gear
    Fixed main with steerable tail wheel
    34 in (865mm)
    EPO foam
    Minimum Required Radio
    4-channel, sold separately
    Minimum Speed Control
    Motor Size
    Propeller Size
    Recommended Motor Battery
    3S 2200mAh sold separately
    2-aileron, 1-elevator, 1-rudder
    Spinner Size
    1.6 in (40mm) diameter
    SAFE Technology
    Transmitter Range
    Wing Tube Length
    16.1 in (410mm)
    Wing Tube OD
    0.39" (10mm)
    51 in (1300mm)

    Videos on YouTube

  • HobbyZone Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic Parts List (16 items)

  • HobbyZone Carbon Cub S2 1.3M BNF Basic Hop-Ups & Optional Accessories (14 items)

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