Electric Retract Conversion |
Bandit Flap Settings |
Jet-Foam Cradle |
Retracts Flight Operation Procedures | Convert
Existing Electric Motors to Xicoy
Latest Instructions Dated January 2016
eBandit Navy Camo Scheme
My New Favorite Jet
We used this second
"in-house" sample to fine tune the instructions and parts
packaging of the eBandit ARF. The eBandit Camo (Navy or
Airforce see color schemes)
is delivered with all of the insignias and nomenclature you see
here. There is some internal parts installation required
but all of the paintwork is accomplished at BVM. The 78
page manual guides you through every step of the assembly and
The maiden flight of our 2nd eBandit occurred on 5 Sept. 2010 with
the Florida temps in the mid 90's. Using the ThunderPower
65c 7700 mAh batteries to power the EVF
12s unit, the 7 minute flight went perfectly. One click of
right trim, two clicks of up on the JR 12X radio and this jet
was ready for E-Jets Ohio. You can expect the same from
this latest BVM product because the tooling is Grade A.
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The airframe tooling,
structure, and finish is a combined effort of BVM USA
and our Thailand counterpart's laminating, painting, and
Every eBandit is quality controlled at our Florida facility and
then packaged with BVM hardware, plans, and absolutely
A crystal clear canopy, molded cockpit deck and instrument panel
are standard. Assembly of internal parts is
Very Special Parts
Only BVM offers this kind of
completeness in a jet kit. Besides being very light and strong,
each of these Carbon Fiber fittings serve a special function in
making your eBandit easy to assemble and maintain.
Top Side Access
For easy and quick field assembly
components, nose retract unit, and a LiPo power pack are accessed through this opening
when the canopy hatch is removed.
the main powerhouse hatch removed, you have complete
access to the EVF and the other LiPo power packs. Even
the wing retention screws are set from this top access.
Thus, no need for a bottom hatch.
Strong, Light, and Complete
Electric Retract Conversion
Flight Operation Procedures
• Zero throttle lag and zero
residual thrust: makes landing an electric jet easier
than a turbine jet, especially in a crosswind.
• No turbine wavier needed.
• Minimum support equipment necessary - bring
spare batteries and a charger for more flights.
• No vibration to wear components out.
• No liquid fuel to saturate the inside of your
• Low heat environment.
• Very difficult to damage the motor, low cost
motor repair or replacement.
• 160+ mph performance.
The e Bandit ARF will
fit into some SUV's with the wings attached. Of
course, the plug-in wings and top access allows easy
removal for more compact transport and storage.
And, if air travel
allows you to enjoy attending certain important events,
the e Bandit ARF can be safely transported in the BVM
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