The Russian Mikoyan MiG-29 is a fourth-generation, twin engined air-superiority fighter.
Developed in the 1970's by the Mikoyan design bureau, the legendary MiG-29 and the larger Sukhoi Su-27 were developed to counter American F-15 and F-16 fighter aircraft.
Arrows has used state-of-the-art engineering and testing expertise to develop the dual-64mm EDF MiG-29 confident that this MiG-29 surpasses the performance and features of any other MiG-29 on the market today.
Performance: Dual 2-bladed 64mm EDF's and dual-40A ESC's provide ample thrust. WIth exhilarating high-speed and vertical performance along with the turbine-like sound characteristics, this plane is at the cutting edge of RC aviation.
Scale features: Functional LED's, full flying horizontal stabilizer and full-metal shock-absorbing undercarriage provide functional realism while a detailed cockpit, panel lines, removable armaments, pilot figure and scale trim scheme allow the aircraft to look like the real thing up close.
Despite the complex structure of the Arrows MiG-29, the aircraft comes prebuilt from the factory. Experienced pilots will find that the assembly process is easy and straight-forward, taking as little as 15 minutes to complete.
For pilots that have mastered the Arrows Marlin and are looking for something in the scale department, the aggressive MiG-29 is not to be missed!
Great airplane requires a some slight mods to the landing gear. Hobbyzone really took care of me and provided the best customer service I have every seen.
Very good looking, really easy to assemble and flies like a dream. Take off and landings are really smooth and easy to see in the sky.
Flies amazing and looks great!
55 years of model airplanes and currently have 20 EDFs and have had every FreeWing, some multiple. I've now bought three of the 64mm MiG. The first I lost in a mid air, currently flying the second and have a third because I like this plane so much.
The plane is a perfect blend of just the right size, great flying, good power, good quality, great aircraft to model and good scheme. The only negatives are unpainted white foam and it comes out nose heavy if you balance it at the factory CG.
I have separated control surfaces and put in a 10ch receiver to program crow, up ailerons with down flaps, tailerons where the elevators act as ailerons too, and rudder air brakes where the rudders go in to act as air brakes.
Bottom line a great model at a good price.
This is the third of these I have purchased and is sitting in the hobby room. The first was lost in an awesome midair. I had zero issues with that one. On mine I separated the channels to have ailerons, elevators, and rudders all on separate channels to enable crow (flaps down ailerons up), full span flap, tailerons (elevators act as ailerons too), and rudder airbrakes (requires separate steering too). Balanced per the manual is nose heavy for how I like to fly so I cut a little foam to move the battery back and added 3D printed tail nozzles. With this set up the nose spring change many make is not needed as much.
Quality issue- I had no issues on #1. On #2 one flap servo started to not work and after swapping out extensions and Y swapped the servo for one from #1. Now a couple dozen flights later that servo has become problematic.
Side note. The 64mm 6s fan and motor are great and I put one in an old Stinger64, wow!
This is the second time I have reviewed this plane. Not sure why the first one didn't post.
This is the best Edf jet I’ve ever owned! It’s solid all the way around. I just need to know how to order a new shell! Had a run in with a wire fence! All the electronics are good how do I order a new fuselage
Model may not be good for grass runways. Our field is fairly smooth, but the nose gear strut spring isn't strong enough to keep the nose out of the ground when model encounters a small bump. "Airspeed Head" broke and nose cone damaged on mine.
Right out of the Box,this is a great handling, fun jet. Its very stable,Im running the cg 15 mm behind the recommended rearmost spot and its still rock solid.I bought a stabilizer for it and Ive decided not to put in.It sits slightly nose down,so I put softer springs in the main landing gear to raise the nose,If you don't want to do this just be sure to use half flaps for take off or you takeoff run will be very long.It flys great and the paint scheme is very visible.Its not the fastest jet out,but fast enough and verticals as far as you want to.and quite maneuverable.Just a good all a rounder.
Out of the box, the main landing gear does not work. The main landing gear works fine when the plane is upside down on the bench. When placed right side up, the right gear does not descend. When the gear switch is operated and the plane is in the upright position, the right gear comes down if firmly pulled by hand. Have done some sanding to see if it is binding on the wheel well. No such luck. Very disappointing to have a faulty plane straight out of the box. Spent several hours trying to figure out the problem.
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