Review – FlyBear FX823 Micro F-16 Plane

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[ Review – FlyBear FX823 Micro F-16 Plane ]

First, I thank my Wife for filming for me and keeping me sane 😉

This plane cannot fly worth a CR#@$%!!!!
Do not buy this plane!
The plane is so underpowered you cannot get the weight on the nose to prevent a severe tail heavy condition.
A huge disappointment since the Flybear Red Baron Biplane was such a great little flyer.

I did have a lot of fun continually crashing this plane 😉
It was so comical to watch this plane nose down into the ground whenever a tight turn was performed.
Every time I turned the plane it would lose a significant amount of lift and altitude.
I had to tap the direction stick repeatedly to turn so it wouldn’t nose into the ground, a continued turn on the stick would cause it to nose dive into the ground.

Here are the specs:

Brand Name: Fly Bear
Item Name: FX-823
Color: White and red
Material: EPP foam
Aircraft Weight: 25g
Band: 2.4G
Channel: 2
Transmitter Mode: Mode 2 (left hand throttle)
Control Range: 80m
Wingspan: 280mm
Charging time: About 25-30 minutes
Flight Time: more than 15 minutes
Airplane Battery:3.7V 150mAh Lipo ***(Mine came with a 3.7v 220mah LIPO)
Transmitter Battery: 6* AA battery(not included)
Airplane Dimension: 270x310x80mm
Package Dimension: 420x320x80mm

Features:
• All in one package
• Tough EPP construction
• Built-in LiPoly battery ***(Battery is replaceable and uses a LOSI connector)
• 2.4GHz rc system
• Simple operation
• Stable flight pattern

What’s in the Box:

1x Fly bear FX-823 F16 Thunderbirds 280mm EPP RC Glider RTF Mode 2
1x Transmitter
1x 1S 3.7v 220mah LIPO
1x Battery charger
2x Spare Props
1x Landing Gear
1x Tube of glue
1x Information sheet

Build, Fly, Crash, Repair, Rinse & Repeat!

Happy Flying!

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Comments

Teeroo Sam says:

Hi can it b used indoor?Thx

Thijs fpv says:

thats cool man 🙂

The Flyin Tek RC says:

Great review! Too bad this bird isn’t so good. On the surface she looks real nice. Thank you for the heads up! Happy Flyin my brother!

rcplanepirate says:

It’s cool but doesn’t seem to fly that well. I have been looking at these for a few weeks now and was thinking of getting one but to strip the motors and electrics out and making proper control surfaces and fitting it with 2-2.5g micro servos and a single brushless micro pusher motor. Or if it’s big enough cutting it completely apart and try to fit a 30mm edf in it. Which cold be really cool. Happy flying to you.
…RCPP

Nicolas Breguet says:

I bought two of them for my boys anb they fly great if you remember to be very gentle on the control.
I also put a 380mah battery to ad more weight at the front.

Kanari Mentos says:

you cannot trust any glue you should test on little piece of foam first thats wt i do

How To DIY Rc says:

looks very interesting plane shame so many people say you need to modify almost everything but looks really cool

กร ประตู says:

บินสู้ลมไหวไหม

Jimmy Dai says:

“This plane cannot fly worth a CR#@$%!!!!
Do not buy this plane!…………..”
that’s point and make me laugh…

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