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The FT Explorer Get Started Pack is a great first step into this hobby. It comes with everything you will need to get in the air for the first time and also gives you the tools to continue to grow in the hobby. Since the beginning of Flite Test we have recognized that this great hobby is very unapproachable and overwhelming to someone who has no experience in it and no mentor to guide them in the right direction. The FT Explorer Get Started Pack is yet another step that we are taking to try to make this hobby more approachable.
FT Explorer - The FT Explorer carries all the simple lines, features, and characteristics that you will find with many of the most common and successful trainers. The difference between this trainer compared to others is that the motor, wings, tail section, and nose can all be swapped, reconfigured, or changed out to allow you to discover the performance changes of a new design. Our hope is that the community will design, learn, and share what they have created, so others can learn and grow! $39 value!
Power Pack B - This electronics power pack will come with everything you need to power your airplane including the motor, electronic speed control, servos, servo extensions, linkage stoppers, propellers, tools, and a lipo battery bag! $60 value!
Spektrum DXe/Graupner MZ12/Spektrum DX6e - Choose between these three 6 Channel Transmitters! Each one gives you a little bit different feel and price!- The Transmitter is what you use to control the aircraft. This transmitter has all the features needed to control the Explorer and many other styles of aircraft. $90.00-$180.00 value respectively! These also each come with their respective RECEIVERS!
G5 50CMAX 3S 2500MAH 4.2V-MAX LIPO - The Hyperion G5 LiPo packs are made with a new Hybrid RS construction technology, super-fine substrate materials, rigorous ISO 9001 Quality Control, and final cell matching process, which all guarantee you not only this superb performance, but also tightly balanced and long-lasting packs. $22.95 Value!
B3 Pro Compact Lipo Charger - This charger isn't particularly fancy, but it does do the job! It makes for a great inexpensive first LiPo charger and it also would make for a great travel charger for up to 3 cells. $12.50 Value!
Training Limiter Discs - These discs allow for novice pilots to learn how to fly without the fear of over correction and spinning out of control. $5.00 Value!
FT Explorer Build
Please watch recent build videos before removing any paper from the foam! Some videos may use white foam board, which is no longer available and has now been replaced with water-resistant foam board.
I sent you a email Friday and asked about your Starter kit I oder. I ordered one and had questions I have read it over and I am still have a concern but we'll see if you can prove me wrong.and this is a shout out to the team you are great. Frederick Vears on 4th Mar 2017
As a newbie I didn't have any of the essentials and this starter pack combined with a crafty kit was a great way to get into the hobby. Everything that you need is included, and Josh's YouTube videos take you through the build step by step.
This is actually the second starter kit I have purchased. My kids are now into the hobby and I added an upgraded transmitter to the second kit. Now if I can only stop crashing on the downwind turn!
A super special shoutout to Jim who helped me with a few delivery snafu's. The folks at FT stand by what they sell and their customer service is awesome.
Thanks FT! Stew G on 22nd Jan 2017
super easy to build and just as easy to fly! Love the combo. I got the Graupner radio and it's simple to set up. This combo is awesome! I was away from the hobby for 27 yrs. Thanks flite test for helping me fall in love with flight again!!
P.S. I've built the Scout, FT-22, 2x Bloody Wonders and a FT3D in the last week. Can't wait to fly them!!!
Thanks again for all you do. J. Barton on 7th Jan 2017
Excellent value, good quality, minor issues with parts but really well thought out and executed.
Looks great. great place to start when switching from liquid to Electric Roy G. Duffey Sr. on 1st Aug 2016
I ordered the aircraft Friday night and expected to recieve it by the following Friday. Flite Test did an excellent job, it was shipped out Monday night and I recieved it Wednesday morning.
I am putting it together this weekend, but I would advise any first time fliers to buy this kit.
Benjamin Pegg on 16th Jun 2016