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BVM PNP F-16  1:5 Scale



PRICE $11,399.00
includes freight shipped within the USA

Includes NEW BVM branded Servos

What is Go Fly Gold? 

First shown at Florida Jets 2016, this new BVM offering was honored with a "Special Recognition Award" for a new product. This is a "Go Fly" jet with lots of features similar to the BVM, 1/6th F-16, Cougar and YAK-130.

It's light weight is one of those special features.

Dustin accomplished the airshow flight at Florida Jets and Greg Arnette has since logged dozens of flights on this sample to help BVM get it "right".


Length 120"  Wingspan  80"
Weight: 46 Lbs + fuel
Power: 200 - 220 Newtons
Flight Time: 9+ minutes

NOTE: This airplane full of Fuel and Smoke will meet the requirements for the AMA Large Model Airplane Program. Please click below for more information on the LMA1 Program.


Clicking on the link above will take you from the BVM website to the AMA website.


Special Features Installed

  • Super Scale Undercarriage

  • Raised Panel Details

  • Smoke System

  • BVM Hi-Flow Fuel System

  • Afterburner Ring

  • Sidewinder Tip Missiles

  • Servos (all)

  • Central Control Unit for landing gear, doors, wheel brakes, and light systems

  • BVM Air Fill Valve

  • Scale Cockpit

  • Tailpipe

  • Fuse (shipped one piece, saves assembly time)

  • Servo Operated Canopy

BVM Servos Now Installed in   Models

BVM servos (32kg and 42kg) are now installed in our F-16 1:5 scale model.

The NEW BVM Servos offer a higher resolution than the previously installed servo's.

The 32kg & 42kg are HV, Digital, and Brushless.

Made by a well known manufacture in Taiwan.

Only available with a model purchase. Not available for individual sale.

  BLS 320 Specifications:
Torque @ 7.4v - 32.0kg/444.4oz-in
Speed @ 7.4v - 0.12 sec/60 deg
Refresh Rate: 333Hz
Motor Type: Brushless
Resolution (4096)
  BLS 420 Specifications:
Torque @ 7.4v - 42.0kg/583.3oz-in
Speed @ 7.4v - 0.13 sec/60 deg
Refresh Rate: 333Hz
Motor Type: Brushless
Resolution (4096)

Controls QTY Servo Type
Steering 1 32kg
Aileron 2 32kg
Rudder 1 32kg
Elevator 2 42kg
Canopy 1 42kg



BVM Instruction Manual

A 48 page, photo enhanced manual, guides you through the necessary steps to get the Falcon airworthy. Templates for setting control travels and C.G. placement along with a suggested first flight profile are provided to ensure your success.



F-16 1:5 Scale

The second BVM prototype flew 10 April 2016.

Kirby Smith, Greg Arnette, and Dustin Buescher double checked all of the systems at the field.


Dustin Buescher did the honors for the first flights and fine adjusted some trim and gyro settings.

Dustin won 1st Place at Top Gun 2016 in the new Scale X Class with this model.


#3 prototype May 2016 at "First In Flight"
Having 3 prototypes has allowed BVM to improve a few parts and create a typical BVM Assembly and Flight Manual for this new product.

Items Needed To Complete:
Available from BVM:

● 200-220N engine of your choice.

● BVM Hi-Flow U.A.T. (#TA-SR-1001)

● Spektrum 12120 Power Safe Receiver (#VJ-SPMAR12120)

● Spektrum X-Plus 8 Expansion Module (#VJ-SPMXP8000)

● (2) 7.4v Batteries 4500 mAh Magnum Ion (#VU-7456EXB-HC-EC3)

● Bavarian Demon Aero Cortex Pro Gyro (#V-DA-BD-CortexPro)
Want to take the Go Fly to the next level?


Contact BVM for the Platinum pricing.


What is Go Fly Platinum?


Recommended Accessories:

Pulse Ultra Batteries

You may have some of these products in your shop, but if not, refer to this list.

#V-WB 15 JET PILOT     15" Jet Pilot Modern   $139.99

● BVM Hi-Flow Over Flow Tank (#TA-SR-1013)

● Spektrum Flight Log (#SPM9540)

● #2 x 3/16 Button Head SMS Package (BVM# 5625)

● BVM “O Clips” (#PA-SR-0026)

● BVM Velcro Package (#PA-SR-0081)

● Safety Wire (BVM# 2800)

● (2)12” battery extension wire (#VJ-SPMEXEC312)

● BVM GFG Over Flow Tank (for Smoke System) (BVM# 6037)

● Flush Mount Vent Fitting (#PS-SP-0301)
       (For Over Flow Tank)

● Flush Mount Vent Plug (#PS-SP-0302)
       (For Over Flow Tank)

● HD Y Harness (#VJ-JRPA135)

● Male/Male Lead (#VJ-JRPA050)

Set of Wing & Tail Bags $295.00


List of Adhesives/Lubricants:


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  This view of the landing gear and doors on the big F-16 shows the attention to scale details and function.

The canopy is servo or hand operated.
  The cockpit deck lifts out in one piece giving access to all electronic control and read-out devices.

 Labels on the pneumatic/mechanical gear and door selector valves are handy. A special Central Control Unit instruction manual is provided.



PRICE $11,399.00
includes freight shipped within the USA

What is Go Fly Gold? 

Custom paint schemes are available for up to a $500.00 artwork, documentation and development fee.

There are many paint scheme options that are not currently on our site.  We are working diligently to update the website with all the existing schemes. Please give us a call if you have a scheme in mind to see if it is already in our archive.


Thank you for your understanding and continued support.

Paint Schemes:

# K9200-25   Block 60 Test Pilot School
# K9200-27   Homestead Florida Makos 35th Anniversary
# K9200-30   Royal Thai Airforce Centennial

#K9200-39       Black Panther

#K9200-41       Black Wraith

#K9200-33       Tigers

#K9200-37       Danish

#K9200-XX  Fantasy Belgium

#K9200-XX  2-3 Tone Grey, Black Dragon

#K9200-32  Ace In The Hole

#K9200-21  Italian Air Force
#K9200-23       Blue Splinter #K9200-31   Aggressor Green (Lizard)
#K9200-20       Dark Falcon

#K9200-18        Greek

#K9200-14        Texas Retro


#K9200-13        Singapore Knights

#K9200-10        Indiana ANG


#K9200-12        Alaska

# K9200-01      General Dynamics

# K9200-00     2-3 Tone Grey

# K9200-00-AR     2-3 Tone Grey Arkansas

# K9200-02       Navy Aggressor

# K9200-04     ThunderBird

#K9200-06        Edwards Chase

#K9200-07        Texas ANG

#K9200-08        Minute Men

#K9200-05        Israel


F-16 1:5 Scale Addendums

Airframe Directive (A.D.)
And other helpful notes


Canopy Adjustment

The first thing you want to do is make sure the Servo moves the Canopy Arm to it's full downwards position. This will allow the forward locks to move as far forward as possible.
After you make sure the Canopy Arm is moving to its full downward position, remove the clevis from the back of the Locking Pin and allow the Locking Pin to slide all the way forward. You want to mark this with a color that is easy for you to see. I use a Red or Black sharpie to do this. This will become your visual reference to make sure the Locking Pins are completely closed. Now, hook the linkage back up and close the canopy and check your Locking pins.
As you can see when fully closed my Locking Pins are not all the way forward. I couldn't pull the Canopy back open, but they are not fully locked. So, lift the Canopy back up, remove the clevis from the Locking Pin and unthread the clevis to add length to the Actuating wire until the Lock moves to its full locking position. I do one side at a time until i get both sides locking perfectly.
This is the Canopy Locking Pins after adjustment. The spot that you marked with color should now touch once again as it did when the Clevis was off.


Canopy Locking Addendum

Check that the servo arm does not stop short of full travel because it is touching the aft frame work. If it does, use a dremel carbide cutter to make a notch as shown. After the notch is made, you can see that the cable operated locking pins can move a bit further forward. This improves the locking pin engagement.

Canopy Retention

Accumulation of manufacturing tolerances can lead to slight variances in the end products.


Cockpit Tub

Before Modification   After Modification

Trim off the small tabs at forward end of plastic cockpit tub. This will ensure that the tub does not slide aft and disengage the retention hooks.

See other addendums relative to the canopy operation.


Apply Z-42 (blue thread locker) to the exposed end of these 2 bolts. This precaution will keep the bolts from backing out of the aluminum fittings as the canopy is operated open and close.



Important Note:  Do not rely on the servo operated latching mechanism to fully hold the Canopy down and locked. Always manually push down on the front of the Canopy Hatch as it lowers to insure that the 2 locking pins are fully engaged.

U.A.T. Check

Inspect the U.A.T. to insure that there is clearance between the Main Wheel in the up position and the U.A.T.
It may be necessary to shim the U.A.T. up about 1/4”.


Customer Hotshots
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Subject: Your products are incredible

Hello Patty,
First, Rob is one of the best person I ever meet before. So educated, he is very professional and great pilot. You couldn't have a better representation than him I'm impressed.

The airplane is perfect! Flies incredible.

Thank you, thank you, and thank you for make this happen.


Jacky Sedaka



Maiden day for the BVM Jets 1/5th F16 went fantastic. Just 2-3 clicks of trim.... It was a little too blustery to add all of the ordinance but that'll be soon. The K260 is more than enough thrust.

Andy Davis




Good Afternoon Heather,

Last week, my local full scale airport had the opportunity to host a field trip for a day care center to come and learn about aviation. I pulled out a couple of the airplanes on the field as well as put up a demonstration with my F-16. It performed flawless as always! I think the kids, who were aged 6-12, enjoyed my demonstration more than getting into one of our full scale airplanes!

A couple days later, I also had the opportunity to fly at the South Bend International Airport for the 2nd year to demonstrate model airplanes. Once again, the crowd went wild. Approximately 1,200 people came out to watch. I had lots of questions form little kids all the way to their parents. A couple people asked about BVM as well!

I recruited one of my students that I am teaching to fly full scale to help with both of the events. This was Lauren’s first time spotting for me as well and she did great! She also learned a lot about how a jet works and how to prepare it for a flight. I couldn’t have done either without her!

Brady Ornat



Hi Patty,

Wanted to share a few photos from Jets Over Kentucky of the 1/5 F-16 I bought from BVM. This Black Panther color scheme turned out really great, happy the factory could make this paint livery a reality! The paint details they included to the tail are very impressive. It got a lot of positive comments at Jets Over Kentucky. Really pleased with how the plane is flying and quality so far. The Kingtech 260g4+ I bought from you has been a good match with power and reliability.

Photos were taken by Rege Hall and Jacob Rutledge.

Best Regards,
Ryan Jones




Juan Vidal from Puerto Rico is all smiles after the maiden with his new BVM F-16 1:5 in the Venom scheme. This F-16 is powered by a KingTech KT-235 G4 and a Spectrum radio.





I wanted to share with you some pictures from this past weekend. I was asked if I could do a R/C demonstration at a full scale airshow in my hometown. I of course said yes! The 1/5 F-16 was a crowd pleaser! I think they enjoyed seeing that fly more than the WWII warbirds and aerobatic performers! I answered many questions about the airplane.

This particular airshow was special to me as well because this is the first airshow I participated in with my family’s full scale T-6 Texan. The crowd was very impressed with my flying for our full scale formation flight as well as my demonstration. Here are the two airplanes I flew this weekend as well as some pictures of our formation flying.


Brady Ornat






The second F-16 1/5 Flies !

Patty, here are some pictures of the new BVM F-16 1/5 scale in the Danish Scheme. Another Winner!

As usual, my son Ricardo got some stick time with it! This one is in FL for now and Marvin Alvarez did an outstanding job helping us get it ready. As usual, the interior turbine cover shows his uniqueness!

Thank the BVM team for the continual support of our spectacular hobby for the last 30 years !! You guys ROCK !

Frankie Mirandes
San Juan Puerto Rico



Hello Heather,

Happy New Year 🎆. What an impressive machine, it flies so good that you will regret not having one! 😁👌💪👍

*Jeti 16Ch G2 radio, Jets-Munt 250, Smooth Flight 16 and Pulse Batteries.

From Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 

Osvaldo Pavón



From: Michael Sarysz
Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2022 8:05 AM
To: Patty <patty@bvmjets.com>

Hi Patty!

  Just wanted to update you! The maiden of my Fantasy Belgium Scheme 1/5 Scale F-16 was flawless. It flew like it was the 10th flight, not a typical maiden. The rates and CG were perfect as specified from the manual. I have mine powered by the AMT Olympus HP turbine, guided by a Spektrum DX20 with a cortex pro for stability. 

All else stock included with the PNP. It is an amazing flying jet and I am so proud to be flying it!

Thank you again!


Michael Sarysz 
BVM Jets 


Patty, Rob, and Heather,

Here’s a pic of my 1/5 F-16. It has a Swiwin 240 for power, and is guided by an IX20SE. I absolutely love the airplane. It is by far, the best flying scale airplane I have ever owned. Thank you so much for offering such world class airplanes, and providing some of the best support in the business! I’m grateful.

Erik Rudjord


Sent: Monday, July 4, 2022 9:46 PM
To: Patty <patty@bvmjets.com>
Subject: F-16 maiden

Hi Patty,

I finally got to fly my 1/5 F-16 project I have been working on. Flew perfect with no trim needed! Look forward to flying it at KY.



Dave Davis from Sarasota, Florida with his new 1:5 F-16.



Kelly Rohrbach from Montana with his new 1:5 F-16. He is using a JR28X for a solid link, the "BEAST" Swiwin 300 for power and a Cortex Pro to smooth out the bumpy air. Kelly says "Airplane Flies Amazing!!!! We logged 12 flights at the Tucson Jets event including the maiden!".


Bruce Pennington from North Dakota recently visited BVM to take delivery of his new F-16 1:5 scale. 

He is very happy with the scheme and can't wait to maiden it at Florida Jets 2022.




Chris Zonio with his BVM F-16 1:5 scale is ThunderBird's approved at the Greater Binghamton Airshow.

2021 Greater Binghamton Airshow - Chris Zonio's Thunderbird F-16 - YouTube




From: Scott Yow
Sent: Monday, June 14, 2021 11:16 AM
To: Rob Lynch; Patty
Subject: Warbirds over Roseville event

A win for BVM ;)

Took the 1/5 scale F-16 to the Warbirds over Roseville event this weekend.. 1/5 F-16 took first place :)

Andre Torres had spent time helping put additional detail, weathering streaks, etc which made all of the small details, rivets, etc pop.. it was well received!

Aircraft flew amazing! Many thanks for all the hard work which goes into these amazing models you provide!

—Scott Yow



Tyson Dodd from LDU Aerosports in Australia is very happy with his BVM F-16 1:5 in the Venom scheme.



Juan Vidal from Guaynabo, Puerto Rico with his F-16 1:5 scale Venom scheme. 



Hi Patty

I maiden the F16 1:5 yesterday .. amazing jet .. all went well!

David Soufer


David Murray from St. Charles, IL with his BVM F-16's.

David says; "One F-16... Good Two... Better... Three..... Priceless!"




Brian Blois with his F-16 1:5 scale. This model is powered by an EvoJet 220neo which flies the airplane perfectly while keeping the airframe as light as possible. Guided by SpektrumRC equipment, DX20, AS300 AS3X flight stabilization, AR20310T Powersafe RX and Smart RX and Turbine batteries.



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