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HobbyKing™ Bixler™ v1.1 EPO 1400mm - (ARF) (US Warehouse)

HobbyKing™ Bixler™  v1.1 EPO 1400mm - (ARF) (US Warehouse)
HobbyKing™ Bixler™  v1.1 EPO 1400mm - (ARF) (US Warehouse)

Looking for the perfect trainer? or an in-expensive FPV platform? Maybe you are a club pilot looking for something you can just pull out of the car and fly on one of those lazy Sunday afternoons? The HobbyKing® ™ Bixler® ™ ticks all of these boxes and more! A proven platform for beginners through to intermediate pilots!

The Bixler® ™ has all the right ingredients, made from super tough EPO foam, some servos are pre-installed, supplied motor requires installation, fuselage halves need joining so minimal assembly time is required, in fact, an evenings work and it should be ready to fly!

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Allow us to introduce the Bixler® ™ V1.1 with a myriad of improvements over the original Bixler® ™.
Our v1.1 features relocated elevator and rudder servos, now closer to the tail and accessible via a magnetic hatch on the underside of the fuselage. Why? you may ask - This allows much more usable space inside the front section of the fuselage, something that FPV'ers are going to thank us for! We have also updated the included hardware to include better quality components, such as the new 4 bolt control horns on all surfaces. We also include 2 different propellers, one for high speed and the other for carrying heavier payloads.
You - our customers spoke, we listened! The end result is the Bixler® ™ V1.1!

Whatever you are looking for, the Bixler® ™ has it covered, also included is a color instruction booklet.

Material: EPO Foam
Wingspan: 1400mm
Length: 925mm
Wing Area: 26dm2
Wing Loading: 25g/dm2
Flying Weight: 650g
Motor: 2620-1900kv Brushless Outrunner (Included)
ESC: 20A w/BEC (Required)
Servo: 4 x 9g (Included)

4 Channel Radio (Tx/Rx)
1300mAh~2200mah 3s Lipoly Battery


2 1:IC/2:Elec 4 Channel 1400mm (55.12in) 925mm (36.42in) 650g (1.43lb)

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 Customer rated
Total of 142 discussions.
IVAN_MERINO  142 points - 7/7/2016
Flying this plane without props¡*¡*
Peter  3 points - 6/19/2016
Best bixler ever, can take a punch and carry a lot! My favorite fpv platform at all!
Kevin  3 points - 3/17/2016
Do I need to glue the fuselage together? thx
 Dominick 1 points
The fuselage comes in a left & a right half. Glues together easily. Simple to line up.
engnr  180 points - 3/15/2016
Cheap and cheerful little plane this. Definitely beginner friendly.. here's some footage I took of a Bix 1.1 at the flying field.
Dominick  1 points - 2/28/2016
I have been flying my Bixler for about three years now. I live & fly at an elevation of about 7700' here in Colorado. I use a 3 cell 2200ma lipo ( perfect ballance ) & a 8/6 prop on the motor that came with the Buixler. The small props supplied with the gilder were worthless at my elevation.The air is much thinner so a prop gets much less resistance. My motor run time is under a minute to get to elevation. I have never had heating problem. When the thermals are working I have no problem staying up for 30 mins. or longer. I fly this glider for pure relaxation. I highly recommend the 9 gram metal gear servos in case of a hard landing. It doesn't take much to strip a tooth off of a plastic gear. I see the Bixler as a great glider for the beginner or the advanced flier.
 Dominick 1 points
I failed to mention I had I had to mount my motor about 1 1/2" higher for the 8" prop to clear..
Customer Reviews
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1 thumbs up!
Easy to assemble. Took about 45mins taking my time. One thing I do recommend is to switch out the control horns immediately to Dubro or some other quality brand that you have to screw on. Elevator control horn decided to detach on me during flight. Did not result in a crash but it did take me awhile to get her down safely. Removed the metal rings in the nose. Dont need the excess weight and it allows you to run bigger lipos. Torque rolls to the right.

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Just received my Bixler today. It is a J-Powers Sky Surfer V1 which is exactly what I was hoping for. Very nicely packaged, all parts were there, no shipping damage. Held up to my other Sky Surfer and it is identical except for the stickers. If you buy this plane, you should check out RC Groups thread on it. Search for: "Sky Surfer - aka Bixler" thread. There are lots suggestions post #2 that tell you how to set this plane up. Enjoy. This is my 3rd Sky Surfer, err, Bixler...

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Just got this in. It is virtually the same shape as an Easy Star but it has ailerons. The fuse is hollow the full length. There are no internal supports. This may not be as forgiving. The rudder broke off as I flexed it to get it ready for assembly. I will have to hinge it now. I am concerned about the ailerons and elevator. I will add hinge tape to avoid catastrophic failures. The motor wires are really short. I have to cut a hole to be able to access them later. There is no mention of the glue to use. The photos show them using Silicone RTV. The wings are not removeable unless you make modifications. The manual is for the RTF. I removed the washers and glue in the nose. The decals will come off eventually, they are not sticking well.

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Very easy assembly. Great instructions. Bought for my 6 and 8 year old to learn on. We'll see how they do. I have flown it through one 1500mAh pack and it flies great. Loops really nicely. GREAT PACKAGING!

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Received my Bixler RTF yesterday and spent the evening gluing the tail feathers on and adding a few rare-earth magnets in strategic areas to help attach the wings and canopy. Aileron horn broke off before the servos ever moved. A beautiful plane nevertheless and almost identical to my Easy Star. If the truth be told, the Bixler is finished off nicer than theMultiplex equivelent (Easy Star). The wing decals however were almost falling off while still it their shipping plastic bags. Why not leave the decals off and allow the owner to install them?
Worst part After completing construction and binding, I had a plane without a functioning motor! Everything else did work however, although the servo's are all a bit noisy will probably swap-out for something better soon.
All in all, a nice plane. I just wished the motor worked!

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