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F-20 Tigershark
Ducted fan speed, sport-scale style.

To prevent front-line fighter technology from falling into the wrong hands, the U.S. Department of Defense launched a project in the late 1970s that would produce less advanced aircraft for sale to our allies.

Approximately $1.2 billion was spent by Northrop developing the F-20. But when policy changes during the Reagan administration left it competing directly for sales with the superior F-16, the project was abandoned. Just three prototypes had been built — and only one survives.

Still, the F-20's speed and aggressive lines captured the hearts of military aircraft enthusiasts — and of like-minded R/C modelers, who'll find plenty of both available in this ElectriFly EDF.

  • Includes HyperFlow™ ducted fan unit with powerful Ammo™ 24-45-3790 inrunner brushless motor.

  • Strong, lightweight AeroCell™ foam construction.

  • Fast, easy assembly.

Rx-R™ features preinstalled electronics!

The HyperFlow™ ducted fan unit, powerful Ammo™ inrunner brushless motor, Silver Series 45A brushless ESC and 3 micro servos are installed at the factory so you can be flight-ready in just a few minutes


About the HyperFlow™
Ducted Fan Unit.

HyperFlow

The HyperFlow ducted fan unit was designed by our engineering department using flow analysis and state-of-the-art computer modeling to identify the parameters for high performance. The result is the ultimate ducted fan design.

With the HyperFlow and our efficient Ammo 24-45-3790 brushless motor, the F-20 is primed for hyper speeds!

AeroCell
Molded from advanced AeroCell™ foam!

Tough enough to take abuse — light enough for electric flight — and factory-finished for stunning presence in the sky!

The AeroCell Advantage

AeroCell may be the finest material ever created for electric aircraft! This closed-cell foam delivers the benefits of costly composite construction in a more pilot-friendly, easy building form. AeroCell offers the structural strength and rigidity of traditional structures without building...the weight advantages of foam without the brittleness and breakage...and a paintable surface that comes out of the box factory-finished.







parts layout
Assembly of the F-20 Tigershark can be completed in as little as 4 to 6 hours. As with all ElectriFly models, a complete package of high-quality hardware is included. 

 

stand
The AeroCell™ surface comes already finished in high-visibility colors. Decals and removable magnetic wingtip missiles are included. When you can't be out performing rocketing climbs and high-speed passes, admire your F-20 on its included display stand!

 

ailerons & linkages
The F-20's aileron and elevator control surfaces have been hinged at the factory to reduce final assembly time.

 

spacer hatch
The detailed, magnetically secured canopy hatch removes easily for access to the F-20's battery compartment.

 

brushless motor
The HyperFlow ducted fan and Ammo brushless motor combination produces impressive thrust and speed.

 

spacer air intake and rear exhaust
Optimized air intake and exhaust areas contribute more than exciting realism — they help draw maximum speed from the F-20's HyperFlow ducted fan system.

 

4-view
Only one full-size F-20 Tigershark remains of the three built and tested in the early 1980s. ElectriFly brings the experimental jet back to life with exciting sport-scale looks and blistering ducted fan performance.
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Stock Numbers:
    GPMA1875 - ARF
    GPMA6010 - Rx-R
Wingspan: 22.5 in (570 mm)
Wing Area: 162 in² (10.4 dm²)
Weight: 26.8 oz (760 g)
Wing Loading: 23.8 oz/ft² (73 g/dm²)
Length: 37 in (940 mm)
ARF Requires: Radio system with a minimum of 3 channels; 3 micro servos; 45A brushless ESC; 2200mAh 4S LiPo battery & charger.
Rx-R Includes: Ammo™ inrunner brushless motor, ESC, micro servos
Rx-R Requires: Radio system with a minimum of 3 channels and a micro receiver, 4S 14.8V 25C 2200mAh LiPo battery

Recommended Products
FUTL7627 Futaba® R617 2.4GHz FASST™ Receiver
FUTM0414 (3) Futaba S3114 Micro High-Torque Servos
FUTM4507 (3) Futaba 12" (300mm) Slim Wire Extensions
FUTM4130 Futaba 6" (152 mm) Dual Servo Extension
GPMM1840 ElectriFly Silver Series SS-45 Brushless Electronic Speed Control
GPMP0521 ElectriFly Power Series 2200mAh 14.8V 25C LiPo Battery

Recommended Options
FPWP0328 FlightPower™ EVO™ 2170mAh 14.8V 25C LiPo Battery

Note: For a complete list of required items, see the instruction manual. Ask your hobby dealer for additional recommendations.

 

PDF
Download the manual
(906 KB PDF)

PDF
Download the Rx-R addendum
(56 KB PDF)

PDF
Download the ARF Product Flier

(230 KB PDF)

PDF
Download the Rx-R Product Flier

(288 KB PDF)

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