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BVM F-18 1:7.75 Scale

 

PRICE $6,049.00
Introductory Price
includes freight shipped within the USA

Includes NEW BVM branded Servos

Specifications

Length:
Wingspan:
Weight:
88"
67"
34 Lbs
  Turbine Engine:
Channels Required:
Gyro:
30 - 36 #
12 - 15
Optional
 

The shock absorbing landing gear is grassfield proven.

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Special Features Installed

  • Central Control Unit (CCU)

  • Landing Gear w/Trailing Link Struts and Air System

  • Digital High Voltage Metal Gear Train

  • Servo Extensions and Linkage Rods

  • Navigation & Landing Lights

  • Fuel System

  • Doublewall Stainless Steel Thrust Tube

  • BVM Air Fill Valve

  • Air Tanks

  • Wheels and Brakes

  • Gear Valve

  • Brake Valve

  • Smoke Tank

  • Smoke Pump

  • BVM Air Gauge

  • Cockpit Deck

  • Painted In Your Choice of Available Schemes - Custom Schemes Available

  • BVM Manual

BVM Servos Now Installed in   Models

BVM servos (32kg) are now installed in our F-18 1:7.75 scale model.

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

The 32kg 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)
     

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

 

 

 

Items Needed To Complete:
Available from BVM

(2) BVM # VU-7304EXB-EC3 - HiCurrent EXB 3000 mAh w/EC3
OR
(2) BVM # TP4000-2SPXRX - ThunderPower RX 4000mAh 2-Cell/2S 7.4V

 

(1) BVM # 6044 - BVM Ultimate Air Trap

12 Channel Receiver minimum

 

Options:

Pulse Ultra Batteries

Warbird Pilot - Modified     $79.99
BVM # V-WB-10"/8 Jet Pilot

 

Engine Choices

 Your choice of 30 - 36 Lb turbine

 

Call BVM for combo pricing.


Optional Gyro

NOTE: BVM prototype was flown without a Gyro.
Of course, a properly set-up Gyro smoothes things out especially in the wind.
 

#V-DA-BD-CORTEXPRO   Bavarian Demon Cortex Pro    $299.00

 

List of Adhesives/Lubricants:

HeatShield BVM #PA-MA-1940

BVM Dry Lube  BVM #1947

Paint Schemes:

 

   

#K3300-09
Blue Angel

   
#K3300-03
Black Aces
   

#K3300-10
Salty Dogs

   

#K3300-08
Bounty Hunter

#K3300-06
Navy Aggressor

   

#K3300-01
US Navy Diamond Back

#K3300-07
Jolly Rogers

   
   


 

Customer Hotshots
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Michael Danielson with his BVM F-18 1:7.75 scale recently attended the NAMFI event in Owatonna, MN.

(L-R) Zane, Jacob, Caleb, and Mike

 


 

 

Hi Patty,

I wanted to send along a picture of my 1:7 F-18. You guys did an amazing job on this plane! Hats off to Rob and the BVM team for all the assistance with the maiden at Jets Over Kentucky. I have several flights on it now and it flies amazing. Itís powered by Swiwin 170 with Cortex Pro onboard along with Spektrum IX20 for guidance. Looking forward to my next BVM jet!

 

Thanks,

Brandon Rust

 


 

 

 

Arturo Espinoza from the golden Saltillo Coahuila Mexico on the first flight with his F-18 7.75 scale. This F-18 is powered by a KingTech 160 V2 turbine and a Jeti DS-24 radio.

 

 


 

Hello Patty,

I wanted to send you a photo of my second BVM model. This F-18 1:7.75 scale follows the same great lineage as my 5 year old BVM Cougar. This Hornet is powered with a King Tech K160 G2 and uses a DX 20 for guidance. Also a Demon Cortex Pro on board for the windy days. The Hornet flies faster and maneuvers quicker than the Cougar, but in the end they are both unbeatable models for any day flying and easy for one person to handle. It is the perfect hanger mate for my BVM Cougar.

Thanks again for all the great help the BVM staff is famous for.

Rod Wilkinson
Wasilla, Alaska
 

 


 

Marshal Emmendorfer and Steve Pully flew together at the Michigan Jet Rally in Baldwin, MI.
Marshal flew the BVM F-18 1:7.75 Scale and Steve flew his ( 15 year old ) BVM F-4.

 


Hi Rob, Heather and Patty,

Here are some pictures of my BVM F-18 1:7.75 Scale PNP this past weekend at MN Jets. This is a great flying model that draws a lot of comments when people get to see it. Thank you for all the continued support providing high quality models and great customer service!

Thanks,
Mike Danielson

 


 


 

Darren Braun from San Jose, CA is all smiles after the maiden flight this past weekend.  The F-18 1:7.75 scale PNP in the Salty Dogs scheme is powered by a KingTech K-140G2.


 

Chris Balling from Arizona with his BVM F-18 1:7.75 scale PNP in the Blue Angels scheme.

 

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